The European Parliament voted 557 to 89 on Tuesday in favour of a regulation that bans geo-blocking for most types of online content. However some digital media including Netflix and Amazon are exempt.
The vast majority of internet households view online video on their in-home TVs, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.
US internet users are more likely to watch online video across a range of devices than their European counterparts, according to Ampere Analysis.
One third of all television channels and on-demand services established in the EU specifically target foreign markets, according to a new free report from the European Audiovisual Observatory.
EchoStar Mobile and Thales will be collaborating to jointly develop advanced mobile satellite voice and data services in France and throughout Europe.
Nearly 12 million of 4K TV were sold in Europe during the year 2016, which represents a growth of 102% in comparison for the year 2015 (6 million of 4K TV shipped).
Streaming copyrighted material for free on multimedia players such as Kodi is illegal, the European Court of Justice ruled.
Trade body Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE) has welcomed the key commitments in favour of terrestrial broadcasting from the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.
The European Union has reached an agreement on opening up the 700 MHz band to mobile services by 2020. The sub-700 MHz band will remain available for broadcasting until at least 2030.
Netflix will remain the dominant force in Western European SVOD for the next five years.