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Tech giants’ net neutrality legal challenge

Tech giants’ net neutrality legal challenge

The Internet Association, an industry group that represents the US’s largest technology companies, and whose mission is to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and…

Momentum grows for HDR10+

20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics have announced updates to the associated certification and logo programme for the open, royalty-free dynamic metadata platform for High Dynamic Range (HDR),…

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup

Satellite-generated images of the Qatar football sites being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup show very little progress being made on the new stadium construction sites. A report in…

Pearl TV, Sony develop first ATSC 3.0 EPG

Pearl TV, a grouping of US broadcast companies with a shared interest in exploring forward-looking broadcasting opportunities, is collaborating with Sony Electronics to develop an essential viewer navigation ingredient for…

Technicolor HDR for Philips TVs

Technicolor HDR for Philips TVs

Funai Electric, the exclusive North American licensee for Philips consumer televisions and home video products, has confirmed that Technicolor HDR will be integrated into US market 2019 Philips televisions in…

FCC’s Pai cancels CES because of ‘death threats’

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has cancelled an appearance at the CES trade show – that would have coincided with release of the net neutrality roll back order – …

UK consults on content portability

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched a consultation on its proposed approach to enforcement of the EU Portability Regulation which ends on January 31st 2018. From April 1st…

Mohi Kamel released from Saudi ‘detention’

The son of Saudi Arabian billionaire Sheikh Salah Kamel, who owns the Arab Radio & Television (ART) broadcasting empire, Mohi Saleh Kamel, was released from detention at the Riyadh Ritz…

£60m boost for UK kids’ TV  

£60m boost for UK kids’ TV   

A new multi-million-pound fund to help increase the range of children’s television in the UK has been announced by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley. The £60 million (€67.5m) fund will be…

UEFA granted illicit streaming injunction

UEFA granted illicit streaming injunction

UEFA, the governing body of European football, has been granted a UK High Court injunction aimed at tackling illicit streaming of matches. Mr Justice Arnold made an order against the…