BeIN Sports has laid off around 300 employees in Qatar, due to the impact of the BeoutQ pirate broadcast that is making its content illegally available across the Middle East.
The Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has published the guidelines for the subsidies for the purchase of TV/decoders compatible with the DVB-T2, MPEG-4 and HEVC/H.265 standards.
Telefonica incorrectly calculated the fixed costs of its Movistar Partidazo channel during the 2016/17 season, the Spanish competition body has ruled.
FIFA has issued a warning to the Saudi satellite operator Arabsat to stop transmitting illegal feeds from the Women’s World Cup, which have been pirated by BeoutQ.
STORY UPDATED. Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports is claiming a major victory after it announced that a French court had found Arabsat to be involved in the alleged piracy operation beoutQ.
Sharon White, the chief executive of the UK communications regulator Ofcom, is to leave at the end of the year.
Swiss competition authority WEKO will examine the planned takeover of Liberty Global’s cable subsidiary UPC by telecommunications company Sunrise in greater detail.
In France, seven people will appear in court for illegally offering for two million episodes of TV series.
The merger between Vodafone and Liberty Global Dutch, the parent company of Ziggo, does not conflict with the rules for the internal market, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice.
The measures proposed by Vodafone to the EU Commission to obtain approval for the acquisition of Unitymedia miss the point, according to German commercial broadcaster association VAUNET.