Cable Europe has welcomed the adoption of new rules which will enable cable customers to access their cable subscription whilst on the move abroad.
Streaming services including Netflix would be required to ensure at least 30 per cent of their content libraries are European under an update to the European Commission’s Audiovisual rules.
The European Commission has published the mid-term review of its Digital Single Market strategy. It takes stock of the progress made, calls on co-legislators to swiftly act on all proposals already presented and – crucially – outlines further actions on online platforms, data economy and cybersecurity.
Mediapro Group has been awarded the contract for the satellite distribution in HD of EbS and EbS+, the two Europe by Satellite TV channels produced by the European Commission.
Online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon could be required to contribute financially towards the development of European content.
The European Commission has given its unconditional approval to the £11.7 billion Twenty-First Century Fox takeover of Sky.
Denmark, Finland and Sweden come up top at the Digital Economy and Society Index, just published by the European 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.
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.