Digital TV News: Günther H. Oettinger

EU updates audiovisual rules and presents approach to online platforms
May 25, 2016 – The European Commission has proposed an update of EU audiovisual rules. The proposal also reflects a new approach to online platforms, addressing challenges in different areas.
News categories: European Commission, Digital TV, EU, OTT, Regulation

EU proposes to move 700MHz UHF band to mobile services
Feb 2, 2016 – The European Commission has presented a proposal to make more spectrum available for mobile services in the 700 MHz band (694-790 MHz) by 2020. Currently, this band is mainly used for TV broadcasting.
News categories: European Commission, Andrus Ansip, Günther H. Oettinger, Content Distribution, Digital TV, EU, Regulation, Terrestrial

EU proposes cross-border portability for OTT content
Dec 9, 2015 – The European Commission has presented a proposal to allow Europeans to travel with their online content and an action plan to modernise EU copyright rules. Cross-border portability is expected to be a reality in 2017.
News categories: European Commission, Digital TV, EU, OTT, Regulation