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March 3, 2008

Will Sky News return to Virgin Media?

By paulmcnally

Sky News could soon return to Virgin Media’s pay-TV service, after it was removed last year following a very public spat between Virgin and BSkyB.

According to the Observer, the two rival TV providers are in negotiations in a bid to resolve their long-running dispute, which is scheduled to reach the High Court later this year.

The Sunday Times, meanwhile, says Virgin is considering putting its TV division up for sale. Analysts believe Virgin Media could fetch £800m.

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