New regulation is needed for public service broadcasting to be able to compete in the online world, according to Ofcom.
The Swiss Competition Commission (WEKO) has approved the acquisition of telecommunications company Sunrise by Liberty Global’s subsidiary UPC.
In a joint search operation conducted by the Central Office for Cybercrime in Bavaria, which was set up at the General Prosecutor’s Office in Bamberg, and the Bayreuth Criminal Police Inspectorate in several federal states, the police and judiciary succeeded in striking a serious blow against the nationwide card-sharing scene.
Ofcom has published a guide to the new regulatory requirements for when it takes on the role of regulating UK-based video-sharing platforms (VSPs).
Competition and Markets Authority has made a request to the European Commission for it to refer the proposed merger of Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile with O2 to the UK regulator.
Dr Holger Enßlin, Chief Officer Legal, Regulatory & Distribution at Sky Deutschland, has decided to leave the company.
In a statement Vivendi has said that it “welcomes with great satisfaction the judgment pronounced today by the Court of Justice of the European Union and is delighted that the highest European legal authority today has ruled fully in its favour.”
The French satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaîné revealed on Wednesday that the Canal+ Group “refuses to pay its dues” to French cinema.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has extended for a further three years all but one of the commitments related to take-over over TDS by Telefónica in 2015.
Ofcom has set out on the road that is likely to lead to the regulator being given responsibility for video sharing platforms (VSPs).