The chair of the DCMS committee has described the lack of appointment of a new chair for Ofcom as a “soap opera”.
Freeview licences renewed for a decade
Ministers have backed the free-to-air terrestrial platform for the next 10 years.
Legislation on Smart TV prominence coming this year
The Government has denied it has been too slow to act in securing prominence for Public Service Broadcasters (PSBs) on Smart TVs.
DCMS publishes post Brexit advice
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has published details on how rules for broadcasters and providers of video on-demand services will change after the Brexit transition period.
UK Government still wants free-to-air Premier League
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has met with chief executives from the Premier League, EFL and Football Association ahead of a potential restart of professional football in June.
Culture secretary says BBC must “think boldly”
It’s a brave MP who launches an attack on an organisation in his own constituency, but the “MP for Albert Square” has done just that.
Adams new DCMS minister of state
Nigel Adams has been appointed as minister of state at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
UK government plans for better IoT security
The UK government has announced plans to give consumers better information on how secure their devices are.
UK Culture Secretary hints at Netflix regulation
Culture secretary Jeremy Wright has told a London conference that regulation of broadcasters is widely appreciated by audiences.
Netflix received privileged access to Facebook data
It’s emerged that Netflix was the beneficiary of a sweetheart deal with Facebook that saw the social media site give special access to its data for select companies.