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Eutelsat files arbitration claim against Mexico

Eutelsat files arbitration claim against Mexico

The case centres on a claim that in the early part of this year the Mexican government specifically reserved Eutelsat Americas satellite capacity without payment, and that Eutelsat is being…

UK names 6 full-fibre trial areas

High speed fibre broadband is to be piloted in six  regions of the UK. The first stage of a £200 million (€218m) publicly funded scheme to help bring the UK’s…

London licensees fined for pirating Sky Sports

London licensees fined for pirating Sky Sports

A licensee has been found guilty of three offences of dishonest reception of a television transmission by showing Sky Sports to customers without a commercial agreement from Sky. Jagdish Karsan…

Israel relents on local Al Jazeera journalist

Israel’s official Government Press Office has decided against revoking the accreditation of a local journalist, Elias Karram, who worked for  the Al Jazeera news broadcaster. The decision permits Karram to…

DirecTV “likely to win” $4bn FTC legal action

DirecTV “likely to win” $4bn FTC legal action

Judge Haywood Gilliam has “paused” a trial taking place in California between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and pay-TV operator DirecTV. The FTC is claiming that DirecTV made unjust gains…

CBS to acquire Network Ten

In a deal it says will accelerate its global growth strategy in a key English-speaking market, CBS Corporation has agreed to acquire Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast…

Mexico joins AT&T rebellion

Mexico has joined Brazil in saying that the AT&T planned merger with Time Warner cannot go ahead unless AT&T sells off its Sky Mexico pay-TV subsidiary. Brazil issued a similar…

ICASA wants Multichoice monopoly broken up

Last week South Africa’s media regulator ICASA issued its proposals on how the mighty Multichoice/DStv “dominant position” in the market might be softened. ICASA issued six possible remedies, and has invited…

Fox/Sky: Further Ofcom advice

Following the UK Culture Secretary Karen Bradley’s request for advice and clarification in light of representations received in relation to the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Sky, communications…

Samsung and LG sued in US over ATSC-3 patents

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are being sued in the US amidst alleged collusion. Haier owns the US home appliance business marketed under the General Electric name. The case has…