Children and Parents – New Report on Media Use & Attitudes

dreamstimemaximum_16275725 Ofcom published today its 2012 Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes report, containing evidence about how children access media and parents monitor their use. For the first time, this report provides indicative information about children as young as 3  →

Measuring European Works

European Commission AVMS European Works Report Almost 65% of TV programmes shown in Member States are of EU origin, meeting the requirements of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive for both television and on-demand services. The majority of these European works however are domestic works – meaning  →

ATVOD finalises its European Works Plan

dreamstimemaximum_18118053-merge The final version of the ¨European Works¨ plan for 2012-2015 was published today by ATVOD, the Authority for TV on Demand. ATVOD is the industry content co-regulator responsible for implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive under UK law. Under  →

Connected TV Conference in Cyprus

connected-tv The Cyprus Radiotelevision Authority and the European Commission will host the “Connected TV Conference” in Cyprus on 25 and 26 October. The event will focus on the challenges of connected TV in a landscape beyond the Audiovisual Media Services Directive  →

The IIC Annual Conference in Singapore

ac2012-header-400x300 Policymakers, regulators and industry participants from around the world will meet in Singapore on 8th & 9th October for the Annual Conference of the International Institute of Communications. This is the 43rd annual conference for the organisation, which is the  →

AEPOC Re-Branding as AAPA

Piracy According to a very short blog post by Sheila Cassells, Executive Director AEPOC, the European anti-piracy trade organisation will soon be changing its name in a re-branding exercise. More information will be made available shortly about the new Audiovisual Anti-Piracy  →

EEA incorporates the AVMS Directive

_7664118-remote The Audiovisual Media Services (AVMS) Directive was among the legal acts incorporated into the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement on 15 June 2012, along with CLP Regulation on the labelling of chemicals. AVMS is an update of the former Television without Frontiers  →

AVMS trouble for Poland

_11021515-poland-flag AVMS Watch: The European Commission has referred Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to fully implement EU audiovisual media services Directive. Poland has partially implemented the Directive but not the provisions concerning on-demand services. This means that  →

Madelin on Broadband Investment

medelin On the occasion of the 2nd Digital Agenda Assembly (21 & 22 June 2012) Robert Madelin, Director General DG CONNECT, was interviewed by Vieuws´ Jennifer Baker to discuss broadband infrastructure in the European Union. “I believe that it is true  →