The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has written to Ofcom seeking further clarification on representations made over the Secretary of State’s decision to refer 21st Century Fox’s bid to Sky to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
The Dutch anti-piracy organisation Brein has settled with a trader of stolen passwords to legal SVOD services.
Rights holders in Canada, including cablers Bell Canada, TVA, Videotron, and Rogers are stepping up the battle against illegal viewing and are now targeting Kodi add-on repository TVAddons.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Italy’s move from analogue to digital terrestrial television was violating EU laws, failing to allocate one mux for each analogue channel.
Bavarian media authority BLM has revoked the broadcast licence of German internet TV channel blizz, operated by ITV Media Interactive e.K.
Rules surrounding the right of the consumer to view pay-TV content in any European territory have been officially approved.
German public broadcaster ZDF has called for the prime ministers of the federal states to resolve the dispute regarding the question whether the public broadcasters have to pay cable carriage fees through a regulation in the national broadcast law.
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has told the Commons that no further undertakings have been received from 21st Century Fox in connection with its proposed takeover of Sky.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have received a setback in the legal dispute regarding cable carriage fees that has been running since 2013.
The Belgian media authority CSA has asked its French counterpart to review its draft convention authorising TF1 to carry local advertising windows in Belgium.