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Judge orders Telmex pay-TV rethink

A Mexican judge has ordered government regulators to reconsider their veto of telco Telmex’s bid to enter the cable television market. The Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Communications and Transportation…

Portugal: Abolish ads on RTP, close RTP News

Portugal: Abolish ads on RTP, close RTP News

The Portuguese Government intends to abolish advertising on the remaining TV channel of public broadcaster RTP, after selling one of its two terrestrial channels, which is expected to occur by…

Warning issued to Colombian pay-TV

Colombia’s National TV Commission regulator says that pay-TV operators who under-report their actual subscriber numbers risk losing their licences. The Commission’s main director Jaime Andrés Estrada, said he has evidence…

ActiveVideo wins injunction against Verizon

A US Court has issued an injunction against Verizon Communications ordering the company to “cease and desist” from the continued, unlawful use of intellectual property belonging to ActiveVideo Networks. The…

Ofcom: Broadband speed and shaping should be clearer

Broadband speeds should be made much clear to consumers, communications regulator Ofcom has told ISPs. The average broadband speed a consumer is likely to actually receive, rather than the package…

We don’t need a Eurorights crisis

The Eurozone crisis continues in full swing and its seemingly inexorable unfolding proves you should never say “at least it can’t get any worse.” Blame for the mess points in…

TV Catchup goes to European Court

The copyright case brought by UK broadcasters against TV Catchup, the restreaming site will have to go to the Court of Justice of the European Union says the UK High…

Kroes: Copyright system failing

Kroes: Copyright system failing

Neelie Kroes, the EC’s Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, has renewed her criticism of Europe’s copyright regime, suggesting that the artist should be put at the centre of not only…

Playboy TV hit with £110,000 fine

Playboy TV hit with £110,000 fine

A channel owned by Playboy TV has been fined a total of £60,000 for “serious” breaches of UK television regulations by Ofcom. Other Playboy-owned channels were fined a total of…

MEPs back net neutrality

MEPs back net neutrality

A resolution passed by the European Parliament has called for the Internet to be kept “open and neutral”, and that attempts to infringe on net neutrality should be blocked. The…