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German associations criticize state broadcasting agreement

Thursday 1 August 2019 | 17:00 CET | News
According to the associations, the proposal cements the existing market positions for media services on all platforms, linear as well as on demand. The draft restricts the use of the media, they claim. Users will no longer be able to give their general consent for being informed about suitable offerings and programs. Moreover, functions such as the split-screen, through which the user can view two programs at the same time, could no longer be offered without the permission of the broadcasters. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Anga / Bitkom / Eco
Countries: Germany
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