Digital commissioner promises reform of EU MEDIA programme

Mariya Ivanova Gabriel

The European Union’s MEDIA multi-year programme to support the development and distribution of films, TV series and audiovisual media needs to be adapted to the… Read more

EC green light for ProSiebenSat.1-TF1-Mediaset JV


The European Commission has given a green light to the joint venture to be created by ProSiebenSat.1, TF1 and Mediaset to jointly market advertising around… Read more

The Electronic Communications Code: Liberty Global’s view

Manuel Kohnstamm

Initiatives to introduce new market definitions in the EC’s Electronics Communications Code would be a step backwards, says Manuel Kohnstamm, chief corporate affairs officer, Liberty… Read more

DTG R-book tackles Radio Equipment Directive challenge

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The UK’s Digital Television Group has released a new version of the R-Book, the guide for installing digital-terrestrial and satellite systems, with a section devoted… Read more

Altice rejects EC ‘gun-jumping’ notice on PT Portugal


Altice has said it “does not agree” with a European Commission notice that the media and telecoms group may have ‘jumped the gun’ on approval… Read more

EC calls for finalisation of Digital Single Market strategy

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The European Commission has urged the European Parliament and member states to finalise key legislation and complete its Digital Single Market strategy by 2018. In… Read more

EBU calls for cross-border access to content

Copyright breakfast

EU decision makers should give citizens “the keys to enjoy more TV and radio programmes” from across Europe, according to the EBU and BEUC. At… Read more

Commercial broadcasters call for more flexible ad rules

Grégoire Polad

European commercial broadcasters have called for greater flexibility on advertising rules to be part of the changes being made to the EU’s Audiovisual Media Services… Read more

EBU gives thumbs-up to EC plan to enable content portability

Nicola Frank

European public broadcaster organisation the EBU has expressed approval of the EC’s proposed changes to allow audiovisual services to be made available across borders within… Read more

Ofcom to force BT to legally separate Openreach

BT Openreach

Ofcom is to formally notify BT to legally separate Openreach, the infrastructure arm that supplies the network used by rival service providers including Sky, TalkTalk… Read more