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Regulating online TV and radio broadcasting [EU Legislation in Progress]

The provision of television and radio broadcasting services over the internet is a fast-developing phenomenon in the European Union. The European Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation to promote the cross-border provision of online services ancillary to broadcasts and facilitate digital retransmissions of TV and radio programmes originating in other Member States in September 2016. Continue reading

Radio spectrum: a key resource for the Digital Single Market

Written by Ron Davies Radio spectrum refers to a specific range of frequencies of electromagnetic energy that is used to communicate information. Applications important for society such as radio and television broadcasting, civil aviation, satellites, defence and emergency services depend on specific allocations of radio frequency. Recently the demand for spectrum has increased dramatically, driven … Continue reading

The AVMSD: implementation and future perspectives

[Updated and revised 25 March 2014] The Audiovisual media services directive (AVMSD) (2010/13/EU) allows audiovisual media services to circulate freely within the EU, while protecting important policy objectives. On some issues it harmonises rules (e.g. 12 minute-per-hour advertising spot, tobacco advertising ban), while on others it asks Member States to comply with requirements (e.g. non-discrimination; … Continue reading

Free football for everyone, EU court rules

In its ruling of 18 July the Court of Justice dismisses the appeal brought by FIFA and UEFA against the judgments of the General Court on television broadcasts of the World Cup and the EURO. The law The directive89/552/EEC concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities authorises the Member States to prohibit the exclusive broadcasting … Continue reading

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