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FCC OKs SpaceX satellite broadband

The US Federal Communications Commission has approved an application by SpaceX to provide broadband services using satellite technology in the United States and around the world, a move it says…

EBU appoints O’Connor to comms role

EBU appoints O’Connor to comms role

Former Eutelsat Corporate Communications Director Vanessa O’Connor has been appointed to the new role of Director of Member Relations and Communications at the EBU. While at Eutelsat, she took part…

Content industry launches Trusted Partner Network

Trade bodies the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) are launching a new industry-wide, content security initiative. The Trusted Partner Network (TPN)…

BBC Annual Plan prioritises “bringing the nation together”

The BBC has set out its priorities for the year ahead in its newly published Annual Plan. The far reaching plan for the next twelve months, outlines the importance of the…

IP bodies warn of big-fight illegal streaming risks

IP bodies warn of big-fight illegal streaming risks

One of the UK’s leading intellectual property (IP) protection organisations has joined forces with the national police unit which leads the response to tackling IP crime to warn users of…

Abu Dhabi gets tough on satellite dish owners

Abu Dhabi wants to enforce its ban on “illegal” satellite dishes from rooftops and owner’s balconies in the capital city. Warnings are being given to violators, who are told to…

Sky Bet fined £1m

Sky Bet has been fined £1 million (€1.14m) for allowing hundreds of potentially vulnerable people to keep betting after they asked to be barred from doing so, while sending promotional…

UK sets out high-speed broadband USO

High-speed broadband connectivity for the entire UK has moved one step closer following the laying of legislation setting the design of the broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO) Comms regulator Ofcom…

EU confirms content portability start

EU confirms content portability start

Following the May 2017 passing by the European Parliament of legislation allowing EU citizens to use online services such as Netflix, HBO Go, Amazon Prime, Spotify, Deezer while in another EU…

Serbia’s SBB investigated for abuse of dominant position

Serbia’s Commission for the Protection of Competition has initiated the procedure for alleged abuse of dominant market position against the country’s leading cable TV operator. Serbia Broadband (SBB) is owned…