This was held on 6th December and was intended for Ofcom to gather views in the consultation process. Speakers addressed the status quo and looked to the future. Responses to the Ofcom options were made by Five; Pact and SKTV. Anthony Lilley, Chief Executive of Magic Lantern Productions (and the co-author of the Ofcom report on the new- media PSP proposal for public service interactive content) made a strong plea that any new service be future-focused, which Anna Home for SKTV was able to reassure him our proposals were.
Ofcom stressed the need for the BBC to maintain its commitments and the possibility of tighter guarantees in terms of hours, and Anne Gilchrist CBBC creative director spoke strongly against