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Broadband Content Bits: ITV Rights, Virgin Music, Wii iPlayer

ITV (LSE: ITV) rights: Ofcom is proposing some housekeeping that would mean ITV Network acquiring new media content rights, rather than individual ITV franchises. Full review here.

Virgin Music: Remember Virgin Media’s unlimited music service with Universal? Vapourware so far. Now unnamed EMI and Sony (NYSE: SNE) Music Entertainment execs express concern to NMA over the detail. Virgin says a pre-Christmas launch is on-track.

Wii iPlayer: Nintendo has upgraded the console’s internet channel to support Flash 8 – with the side-effect that the BBC’s cut-down, web-based iPlayer has stopped working on the machine. Via Reg.