Traditional media – such as DVDs, CDs and even vinyl – while not entirely surpassed are increasingly giving way to streaming services, a trend that demands amongst other things the availability of ubiquitous broadband.
Following a series of public consultations (e.g. on the review of the telecoms regulatory framework, online platforms and broadband), the European Commission is scheduled to adopt revised telecoms rules in September 2016.
The European Commission released its proposal for changes to the AVMSD on 25 May. We now expect a period of intense debate and lobbying that will be largely dominated by voices from the larger, longer-standing EU member states.
The seminar, organised with the support of the Friends of e-Conomics, will explore the challenges to competition policy arising from the digital economy. On one hand, digital services and their network effects promote concentration of markets.
The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is considered as a ‘deep’ and ambitious agreement.The objectives behind CETA are not only the search for additional growth and the promotion of bilateral trade and investment, but also the deepening and strengthening of EU-Canada relat
Although traditional linear TV over broadcast networks still dominates audiovisual (AV) consumption today, this is changing with fixed and wireless broadband playing a growing role in delivering and distributing video content.
This event, organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in partnership with the European Parliament, will be hosted by Eva Paunova MEP on 27th April 2016 at the European Parliament, Room A7F387.