The Week: Media news - Rivals oppose Kangaroo

Virgin Media, Babelgum and Joost have called on the Competition Commission to prohibit the launch of the video-on-demand venture Kangaroo.

Last month, the commission ruled that Kangaroo would launch with a series of conditions to prevent the restriction of competition among VoD services in the UK. In response to the commission's provisional report, Virgin Media argued that Kangaroo would "dictate the form and structure" of the market. The commission will publish its final decision by 8 February.