Sport1 US, the German pay-TV channel for the fans of US sports, has left OTT platform Amazon Channels.
German cable operator association FRK wants streaming providers such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook und YouTube to participate in the costs of upgrading their networks for the gigabit future through a carriage fee, arguing that business models based on the idea of free data highways must come to an end.
Nasser al-Khelaïfi, president of PSG and CEO of beIN Media Group, is being targeted by a corruption investigation by Swiss officials in connection with the distribution of the World Cup broadcasting rights.
Ofcom is to strengthen the rules for original UK content on the BBC.
A bankruptcy court in Florida has ruled that Amit Bhalla, a retailer of IPTV streaming devices with unauthorised channels, cannot use a bankruptcy case to shield himself from monetary liability for copyright infringement.
The Competition and Markets Authority has given details on how it intends to handle its investigation into the proposed £11.7 billion takeover of Sky Plc by 21st Century Fox.
Poland would be unwise to follow the Hungarian model when it introduces limits on media concentration.
Germany’s Federal Network Agency has decided that Deutsche Telekom’s controversial zero-rating tariff option StreamOn violates net neutrality rules in some points.
Dutch ISPs Ziggo and XS4All are now blocking access to The Pirate Bay after the court in The Hague ordered them to do so within ten days after the ruling.
Cable Europe has once again called upon the European Institutions to stand by the original goals of the proposed Electronic Communications Code, as the European Parliament’s ITRE Committee adopted a number of amendments last night.