The European Parliament’s Industry and Energy Committee has backed a crisis response mechanism needed in case of shortages of semiconductors.
Telcos in ad tech alliance for advertising delivery
An alliance of European telcos Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone want to launch a new ad tech joint venture in a bid to challenge the dominance of Big Tech […]
South Africa to drop TV licence fee
South Africa has become the latest country to consider abandoning the TV licence fee.
EBU voices Israeli pubcaster concerns
Noel Curran, the DG of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), has expressed his concern about threats to the integrity and independence of Israeli national public broadcaster KAN in a letter […]
Eutelsat issues statement on banned Russian channels
Eutelsat says it will “no longer be involved” in the transmission of three Russian channels proscribed by the French media regulator Arcom.
Week long campaign to highlight need to retain UHF Spectrum
More than 80 companies and organisations have called on decision-makers to protect the existing UHF Spectrum for broadcasters.
RTL Group to retain a controlling stake in Groupe M6
RTL Group has announced it intends to keep its controlling stake in Groupe M6.
German media authorities publish privileged channels list for smart TVs
The German media authorities have published the list of TV and radio channels that will receive prioritised placement on smart TVs and user interfaces for easy discovery.
French Competition Authority says TF1-M6 fusion would have created “ultra-dominant” player
The French Competition Authority has defended its stance over the proposed merger between TF1 and M6.
EC adopts European Media Freedom Act
The European Commission (EC) has adopted a European Media Freedom Act, a novel set of rules to protect media pluralism and independence in the EU.