Channel 4 to outsource channel operations to Red Bee

Channel 4 has today unveiled proposals to contract to Red Bee Media a range of broadcast and production services currently being carried out in-house.

Red Bee Media has been selected as Channel 4’s preferred partner after a competitive tender. Outsourcing these functions is expected to deliver annual savings in the region of 10 percent to 15 percent on the channel’s current budget. Under the terms of the new contract, Red Bee Media will make a significant capital investment in new state-of-the-art facilities in White City.

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