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European media regulators meet in Vilnius to address challenges of pluralism in the new media environment
posted on 10 October, 2013   (public)
European media regulators meet in Vilnius to address challenges of pluralism in the new media environment For the first time integrated in the programme of the EU Presidency, the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) met in the Lithuanian capital to discuss...
Susanne Nikoltchev elected Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory
posted on 28 June, 2013   (public)
Susanne Nikoltchev elected Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory The European Audiovisual Observatory, which is an enlarged partial agreement of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg has a new Director as of the 1st of July 2013. Dr. Susanne Nikoltchev, currently...
A new Executive Board for EPRA
posted on 16 May, 2013   (public)
EPRA re-elects Jean-François Furnémont as Chairman; Helena Mandić joins the Executive Board (c) Picture Courtesy National Broadcasting Council of Poland Elections for the entire EPRA Executive Board were held at the 37th EPRA meeting in Kraków on 10...

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EPRA convenes in Portorož for its 35th meeting
posted on 02 June, 2012   (public)
From 30 May to 1st June 2012, the Post and Electronic Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK) hosted the 35th EPRA meeting. During two days, about 135 representatives of 48 regulatory authorities from 45 countries and territories as well as invited experts...
35th EPRA Meeting in Portorož: detailed agenda
posted on 18 May, 2012   (public)
The 35th EPRA meeting will take place on 30 May - 1st June 2012 in Portorož, Slovenia, at the invitation of the Post and Electronic Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK). About 140 representatives of audiovisual regulatory authorities from over 40 countries...
EPRA-Cullen International Event on Connected TV Highlights Regulatory Challenges
posted on 08 May, 2012   (public)
A landmark EPRA and Cullen International event on the future of television and the regulatory framework required to support connected TV - where TV broadcast services come together with on-demand video and internet services on smart TVs or other devices - was held in Brussels...

Regulation News

Community Media: Czech Regulator opens a public debate
posted on 19 September, 2012   (public)
The Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting, the Czech regulatory authority, recently opened a public debate on Community Media by commissioning a report mapping out the possibilities for introducing "Third Sector" (non-profit) media in the Czech Republic. ...
Ofcom awards first local TV licences
posted on 13 September, 2012   (public)
On 12 September 2012, Ofcom (UK) awarded the first licences to run local TV services on DTT in Brighton and Grimsby. This was done following new legislation which enabled Ofcom to issue local TV licences. Local TV has been previously licensed on a limited basis by the...
Loudness on TV: French CSA report
posted on 06 September, 2012   (public)
On 5 September 2012, the French regulator CSA published its first report to Parliament on loudness levels on television. This report derives from Article 177 of Law No. 2010-788 of 12 July 2010, which requires that channels ensure an equal loudness level during...