Digital TV News: European Court of Justice

European Court of Justice finds online terrestrial TV re-broadcasting services infringe copyright
Mar 7, 2013 – The European Court of Justice has found that, when a given work is put to multiple use, each transmission or retransmission of that work using a specific technical means must, as a rule, be individually authorised by its author.
News categories: Court of Justice, Digital TV, Europe, OTT, Regulation, Terrestrial, UK

Court of Justice ruling means PVRs escape EU customs duty
Apr 14, 2011 – The European Court of Justice has ruled that for customs purposes decoders with a hard disk drive are set-top boxes and not recording apparatus and so are exempt from customs duties instead of being subject to a rate of 13.9%.
News categories: European Court of Justice, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Digital TV, DVR, Estonia, EU, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Set Top Box, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK

Commission welcomes political agreement on new Directive for Europe's audiovisual media
May 24, 2007 – After a legislative process of 18 months only, a political agreement has been reached on the new Audiovisual Media Services without frontiers Directive.
News categories: European Commission, Press Pack, Digital TV, Europe, Mobile, OTT