Ofcom is introducing changes to its codes on Electronic Programme Guides (EPGs) to make it easier for people with sight impairments to navigate through the guides.
The BBC and Channel 4 have made a joint speech to British parliamentarians calling for an update to the rules surrounding the prominence of public service broadcasters in the digital age.
OTT platform Zattoo has introduced a recording function in Germany.
Dutch interactive TV specialist Stoneroos is launching its EPG Manager product as Software as a Service for broadcasters, distribution platforms and content owners to manage the distribution and monitoring of the metadata, from import to export.
Listings company EBS has secured a major contract for the supply of EPG data to Viasat World.
The OTT live and on-demand Apple TV app developed by Stoneroos for T-Mobile’s streaming service Knippr has won the best Apple TV app 2016 from iCulture.
Interactivity, multiscreen and Ultra HD are this year’s major topics at German cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM.
DVBLogic has launched its branded tuner and software solution, TVButler, allowing viewers to watch TV anywhere in the home or on the go from their NAS.
The German media authorities want to prevent that the financially strongest broadcasters secure the top positions in the TV channel listings of TV sets and set-top-boxes while smaller and local players end up with less favourable slots.
Online video, EPGs, connected TV and the internet itself are coming under fresh scrutiny as debates on the future of audiovisual regulation step up a notch during this pivotal European election year. It´s a perfect moment for behind-the-scenes maneuvering, so what´s on the regulatory agenda?