Ofcom’s chief executive has told RTS Cambridge that independence is a part of its DNA, because what the regulator does is make decisions that get challenged in the courts.
The chair of the DCMS committee has called on the government to bar candidates that have previously been deemed unappointable from applying again to become the new chair of Ofcom.
The President of the French communications regulator Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel has said it is natural” and “understandable” that media players should want to “get their act together”.
The European Court of Justice has decided that the zero-rating tariff options offered by Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in Germany violate EU rules on net neutrality and roaming.
The much-delayed process to find a new chair for the UK regulator Ofcom seems likely to run into next year, after it emerged the government had only just engaged headhunters.
Luxembourg has rejected the licence application for a German-language channel by state-financed Russian TV broadcaster RT (formerly Russia Today).
The Spanish regulator CNMC has published a new report on the Draft General Law on Audiovisual Communication.
A proposed amendment to Poland’s Broadcast Act that could see Discovery forced to exit the country is being taken seriously by the US administration.
Bavarian media authority BLM has approved the user interface (UI) of Vodafone Deutschland’s GigaTV Cable Box 2.
French commercial broadcast groups TF1 and M6 have signed agreements relating to their proposed merger.