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.
The European Commission has found that the Hungarian ad tax is in breach of EU State aid rules because its progressive rates grant a selective advantage to certain companies.
The Society of Audiovisual Authors (SAA) has welcomed the European Commission and Parliament’s proposals on amending the Audiovisual Media Services Directive.
The new copyright package from the European Commission includes two regulations and two directives with the aim to modernise current EU copyright rules.
Cable Europe says it supports the connectivity ambitions for Europe as set out by the European Commission.
The European Commission has ruled plans by Spain to compensate broadcasters for simulcasts during digital switchover to be in breach of EU rules.
The European Commission gave the go-ahead for Vodafone to merge with Ziggo, the Liberty Global’s Dutch operator.
Liberty Global and Vodafone are set to win EU antitrust approval for their plan to merge their Dutch operations after offering minor concessions, according to a report by Reuters.
The European Commission has made concessions in Paramount’s film contracts with Sky UK binding under European law.
Vodafone and Liberty Global have submitted commitments to the European Commission on their proposed JV between Vodafone and Ziggo in the Netherlands.