Trade body Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE) has welcomed the key commitments in favour of terrestrial broadcasting from the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.
The European Union has reached an agreement on opening up the 700 MHz band to mobile services by 2020. The sub-700 MHz band will remain available for broadcasting until at least 2030.
Netflix will remain the dominant force in Western European SVOD for the next five years.
Public service media (PSM) organisations need copyright licensing systems which allow them to respond to citizens’ expectations in the EU Digital Single Market.
The European Commission’s vision of a “Gigabit Society” by 2025 will require investors in broadband networks to deploy multiple technologies.
The new EchoStar XXI satellite has arrived at its launch base in Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
By 2019, more than 50% of TV households in Japan, the US, the UK, France and Germany will have smart TVs, according to IHS.
After its extremely successful development in North America, Netflix has made efforts to try and spread the same enthusiasm for its subscription-based video streaming services across Europe since early 2012.
After three years in Europe, Netflix is currently present in 13 countries and announced another three markets to be entered by the end of 2015.
German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has launched its German-language TV channel DW Deutsch on Astra 4A (4.8° East) on August 1, 2015.