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EC kicks off review of satellite and cable directive

Monday 24 August 2015 | 14:30 CET | News
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on its forthcoming review of the 1993 Satellite and Cable Directive, the scope of which may be extended to cover certain broadcasters' online services, including TV and radio. Specifically the EC is asking whether EU rules defining where and how satellite broadcasters and cable companies should clear copyright are fully up-to-date in the light of market and technological developments. The review of the Satellite and Cable Directive is linked to the EC's plans to modernise EU copyright rules as set out in its Digital Single Market

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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