Crown Jewel sporting events risk only being made available on subscription services, bosses at BBC and ITV have warned.
South Africa joins drive to regulate streaming services
The African National Congress (ANC) has proposed a new framework that would reign back streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+.
EC opens in-depth investigation into Orange’s VOO- Brutélé acquisition
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into the proposed acquisition of Belgian cablenet’s VOO and Brutélé by Orange.
UK Government to review Drahi’s BT stake
The government is to review Altice’s growing stake in BT on grounds of national security.
Broadcasting White Paper: Streaming reform, Channel 4 sell-off and Crown Jewels review
The UK regulator Ofcom would be given new powers to regulate streaming services under a proposal in a new government White Paper.
German regulator bans zero-rating options from Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone
The Germany Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has prohibited Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Deutschland from offering their zero-rating mobile tariff options StreamOn and Vodafone Pass.
Government presses ahead with Channel 4 sale
Britain’s opposition Labour Party has described the proposed sale of Channel 4 as “cultural vandalism”.
MPs say new Ofcom chair makes the Grade, but needs support on online safety
Michael Grade would bring “considerable experience” and knowledge of the media sector to the role of Ofcom Chair, but a group of influential MPs he will need support on social […]
RT takes EU ban to Europe’s top court
Russia Today is to challenge a ban on the state-controlled media imposed by the European Union.
Russia Today thrown off Satellite and DTT in the UK
Russia Today has lost its retransmission on the Sky, Freesat and Freeview platforms as sanctions by the European Union against Russia impacted across the English Channel.