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Qatar ultimatum: “Close Al Jazeera”

Qatar has been given a 10-day ultimatum to close news channel Al Jazeera as part of a series of demands from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the other Gulf states. Kuwait,…

Watchdog relaxes Canal+ rights restraints

France’s Autorité de la concurrence (Competition Authority) has relaxed certain obligations imposed on the Canal+ Group which will allow it to distribute a ‘premium’ channel such as beIN Sports, exclusively…

FCC grants OneWeb US market access

FCC grants OneWeb US market access

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a request by WorldVu Satellites Limited, which does business as OneWeb, to access the United States satellite market. The action paves the way for…

EBU calls for measurement privacy safeguards

As the European Parliament examines the future ePrivacy Regulation, the EBU has expressed its concern at draft provisions that would hamper European media organisations’ capacity to innovate and improve their…

Movistar+ fined for breaching Euro content quota

Movistar+ fined for breaching Euro content quota

The Spanish regulatory body CNMC has hit Telefónica’s Movistar Plus with a €661,796 fine for failing to comply with the obligation by law to finance European TV movies and series…

Spain: Supreme Court backs RTVE tax

Spain: Supreme Court backs RTVE tax

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that private pay-TV, FTA TV and telco operators must finance the public broadcaster RTVE via a government-imposed financial tax, rejecting various appeals against the…

La Liga fined for denying TV crews stadium access

La Liga fined for denying TV crews stadium access

Spain’s Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC – National Authority for Markets and Competition) has imposed a €250,000 fine on La Liga for preventing Mediaset’s Tele 5…

CJEU: ISPs may have to block Pirate Bay

CJEU: ISPs may have to block Pirate Bay

Sweden based Pirate Bay may have to amend its file-sharing after Europe’s supreme court said it may be breaking copyright rules by helping users download films, TV shows and music…

Saudi bans beIN Sports viewing

Saudi bans beIN Sports viewing

Qatar-based beIN Sports is suffering much the same fate as its sister Al Jazeera news channel as part of the fall-out of the diplomatic row between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.…

Entertainment giants form anti-piracy alliance

Entertainment giants form anti-piracy alliance

Thirty leading content creators and on-demand entertainment companies from around the world have launched the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal…

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