Vodafone Deutschland has revised its so called coins per subscriber (CPS) model for the distribution of encrypted HD channels on its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland) to comply with the principle of equal chances in the broadcast law.
An effective ban on foreign companies controlling the measurement of TV audience data in Russia could be approved as soon as this Friday, June 17.
The Autorité de la Concurrence says Canal+ cannot go ahead with the exclusive distribution agreement with beIN sports.
Poland’s deputy minister of culture Krzysztof Czabanski has said the government will be unable to implement a new law introducing a system of national media on July 1, as had previously been planned.
Dutch incumbent KPN said it will bid for the DTT frequencies in the Netherlands, as the licence for its current DTT service Digitenne runs out on January 31, 2017.
The CSA has raised serious concerns over the exclusive distribution agreement reached between Canal Plus and beIN Sports.
Industry figures and organisations have generally reacted positively to the European Commission’s amendments to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive.
On demand only services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will be required to play by the same rules as linear channels, the European Commission has confirmed.
Swiss competition authority WEKO has imposed a CHF71.8 million (€64.6 million) fine against telco Swisscom for anti-competitive behaviour in the pay-TV sports rights business.
Netflix and Amazon Prime could be subject to a quota of 20% of European content.