Online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon could be required to contribute financially towards the development of European content.
The deadline for the submission of Ofcom’s public interest report into the proposed Fox/Sky merger has been extended until 20 June.
The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled to shut down unauthorised digital streaming and distribution by the providers of the Shava and Cres TV set-top boxes and awarded more than $25 million in damages.
Italy’s communications regulator AGCOM has ruled that French media group Vivendi violated Italy’s media antitrust law by building up controlling stakes in broadcaster Mediaset and telecom operator Telecom Italia (TIM), and given Vivendi a 12 month deadline to reduce its stake in either one.
A US federal court has ruled that the owners of the Lool IPTV service unlawfully streamed international television channels to users in the US in violation of rights held by DISH.
The European Commission has given its unconditional approval to the £11.7 billion Twenty-First Century Fox takeover of Sky.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is to investigate the use of the term ‘fibre’ in the promotion of broadband services.
Ofcom has put forward proposals that would cut the wholesale price that Openreach can charge telecoms companies for its superfast broadband service.
Dutch and European policymakers should do more to protect media users’ privacy instead of leaving the matter entirely to data protection law and data protection authorities.
The German media authorities want to find out whether the user interfaces of smart TV sets and set-top-boxes comply with the principles of transparency, non-discrimination, equal opportunities and user autonomy.