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Ukrainian row over TV map

Ukraine says that the Belarus 24 satellite channel version of public broadcaster Belarus 1 TV channel is in violation of Ukrainian legislation because it persists in showing a map with…

Google to overhaul ad policies

Google has has vowed to overhaul its advertising policies in response to a growing boycott of the company’s platforms – most noticably YouTube – from various brands and advertisers. Last…

Netflix “not worried” by Trump’s anti neutrality

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he’s “not too worried” about FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s intent to eliminate the Title II regulations that guarantee net neutrality for US consumers. Speaking at…

Fox Sky bid referred to EC

Fox Sky bid referred to EC

Karen Bradley, the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, is to refer 21st Century Fox’s bid to acquire the 61 per cent of pay-TV operator Sky it…

EC clears AT&T Time Warner acquisition

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the $85.4 billion (€78.5bn) acquisition of Time Warner by AT&T. Time Warner provides global media entertainment services, including the production…

Pakistan threatens social media shutdown

Pakistan’s High Court in Islamabad has ruled that the government must block and close down those social media sites that make or carry blasphemous content. The Court ordered the government…

BT, Ofcom agree Openreach ‘split’

BT, Ofcom agree Openreach ‘split’

BT and Ofcom have reached agreement on a long-term regulatory settlement that will see the telco’s infrastructure unit Openreach become a distinct, legally separate company with its own Board, within…

Premier League wins ‘Kodi box’ court order

Premier League wins ‘Kodi box’ court order

On March 8th, an application for a Court Order, that will result in servers streaming unauthorised English Premier League content being blocked, was heard and granted in the English High…

Research: Warning letters unlikely to stop illegal downloads

Research by broadband comparison website Broadband Genie has revealed the majority (72 per cent) of the public believe piracy warning letters sent by UK ISPs are unlikely to have any…

Legal proceedings over La Liga stadium access

Legal proceedings over La Liga stadium access

Spain’s Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC – National Authority for Markets and Competition) has started legal proceedings against La Liga for prohibiting Mediaset and Atresmedia from…