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ITV takes stake in Cirkus

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has take a stake in Sweden-based online TV provider Cirkus.

Cirkus was launched last year, backed by former UK executives Hugh Willians and Mark Bradford, to distribute UK shows to audiences in Scandinavia.

The service is present on the Com Hem cable and Boxer digital-terrestrial TV networks.

ITV did not disclose the size of the stake it was taking in Cirkus, or the amount it had paid.

Tags: Cirkus, ITV, Sweden, UK