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  1. Project Factsheets: Convergence and Social Media

    The European Commission is currently funding 27 projects on media convergence and social media. Their main focus is the use of intuitive and innovative ways of interacting with networked multimedia devices and with other services and applications. Anytime ...

    Shirley Lerminiaux - 03/12/2014 - 15:47

  2. A free media needs regulators to be independent

    Share this 05/03/2014 More information News Article "I have for some time been very concerned with the issues of media freedom and pluralism. In any democracy, a free media sector is an important safeguard." Read Neelie Kroes' blog post on ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  3. Challenges and opportunities of broadcast-broadband convergence and its impact on spectrum and network use

    Share this 27/03/2014 Brussels, Belgium The European Commission has initiated a study, to be carried out by Plum Consulting and Farncombe to consider: How audio-visual services will be delivered in Europe over the next 15 years Whether Europe should move ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  4. Cinema admissions in the European Union down by 4.1%

    Share this 14/02/2014 More information Media Policies News Article On the occasion of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival the European Audiovisual Observatory releases its first estimates for European cinema attendance in 2013. The Observatory est ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  5. Inaugural Meeting of the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA)

    Share this 04/03/2014 It was attended by 27 heads or high level representatives of EU independent national regulatory authorities for audiovisual media services. Lichtenstein and Norway as well as the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) att ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  6. Hearing on the promotion of European films and TV series on-line- Read the presentations

    Share this 18/11/2013 Introductory presentations André Lange (European Audiovisual Observatory) Nicola Allieta (Under the Milky Way) Panel 1: Promoting European works by a required share in the catalogue: Challenges and Experiences Maja Cappello, Head of ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  7. Study concerning Multi-territory licensing for the online distribution of audiovisual works in the European Union

    report > Executive summary EN- DE- FR Content Distribution Media Policies Reports and studies ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  8. Copyright –Commission launches public consultation

    Share this 05/12/2013 More information Media Policies Media Policies Press Releases The European Commission has today launched a public consultation as part of its on-going efforts to review and modernise EU copyright rules. ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  9. Antitrust: Commission investigates restrictions affecting cross border provision of pay TV services

    Share this 13/01/2014 More information Media Policies Press Releases The European Commission has opened formal antitrust proceedings to examine certain provisions in licensing agreements between several major US film studios (Twentieth Century Fox, Warner ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08

  10. Lack of choice driving demand for film downloads

    Share this 06/02/2014 More information Media Policies Press Releases Nearly 70% of Europeans download or stream films for free, whether legally or illegally, according to a new European Commission study on audience behaviour. ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 15:08