The UK government is acting to ensure top sporting events remain on free-to-air TV, despite the growth in online viewing.
Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has given details of the BBC’s charter renewal, which is being flagged as delivering transparency for licence fee payers.
The DTG has called on the BBC to champion innovation and open standards in digital and wireless communication technology.
The BBC Trust model of governance is now bust, according to the shadow culture minister Chris Bryant.
Recently appointed Ofcom chief Sharon White is to tell the Government Culture, Media and Sport Committee of her priorities for the regulator.
The chairman of the BBC Trust has criticised the process under which the BBC will now fund the free TV Licence given to the over 75s through to the end of this Parliament.
The significance to the use of radio spectrum have been assessed as ‘Medium’ in the long-awaited UK Spectrum Strategy policy paper published by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Maria Miller has been appointed as the UK government’s new culture secretary.
Prime Minister David Cameron last night continued to back his beleaguered culture secretary following his appearance before the Leveson inquiry into the conduct of the media.
The UK government has committed £180 million (€216 million) to fund solutions to TV interference caused by new 4G mobile services.