German cable operator association FRK has called for open access to be imposed as one of the concessions for regulatory approval of the rumoured acquisition of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia by Vodafone.
BT continues to generate the highest volume of pay-TV complaints made by residential customers to Ofcom.
The value of illegal accesses to illegal content in Spain amounted to €21.899 billion in 2017. This represented a decrease of 6% compared to 2016 and an accumulated decrease of 9% compared to 2015.
ARD and the two major cable operators Vodafone Deutschland (formerly Kabel Deutschland) and Unitymedia have settled their dispute over carriage fees for the cable distribution of the public broadcaster’s channels. ZDF reached an agreement with Vodafone, but not with Unitymedia.
The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv) has criticised the fact that freely accessible audiovisual online content such as TV live streams or catch-up services can continue to be restricted to domestic viewers by geo-blocking,
There are a number of misconceptions about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on May 25.
Denmark is joining the growing number of European countries that have scrapped the licence fee for public broadcasting.
Ireland has emerged as a potential haven for channels currently using the UK as their base to broadcast to Europe after the UK leaves the European Union.
The criminal court in the French city of Rennes has sentenced four men, aged between 29 and 36, who were the administrators of Liberty Land, a site that provided links to pirated content.
Europol and the Spanish Police have arrested six individuals in a big hit to illegal streaming TV networks, that were offered at over 14,000 points of sale.