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Authority for Television on Demand decision on editorial responsibility upheld by Ofcom
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2012

Ofcom have upheld the Authority for Television on Demand's (ATVOD) decision that service content provided to the Virgin Media platform was an on-demand programme service for the purposes of the Communications Act 2003


Legislative framework for local TV announced
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2012

Following the Government's consultations on the "Local TV Framework" and "Pioneer Locations", the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published a paper that confirms its framework for the implementation of local TV (the Framework


Ofcom publishes statement on licence-exempt devices
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2012

Ofcom has published its decision on changes to the licence exemption of wireless telegraphy devices


Ofcom consults on one-year broadcaster pilot for paid-for applications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2011

Ofcom has launched a consultation to decide whether to launch a one-year pilot during which broadcasters can, when they refer to an application as a means of paid-for viewer participation or interaction under Rule 9.26 of the Broadcasting Code, also include on-air references to directly linked website interfaces or web pages


Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2011

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) will have new powers to serve monetary penalties of up to £50,000 for serious incidents where businesses and organisations make unwanted marketing phone calls or send unwanted marketing e-mails to consumers


Consultation on Olympic advertising restrictions launched
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2011

The UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments are consulting on plans to restrict advertising and trading in open public places during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Games


Broadcasting code permits product placement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2011

Ofcom has published a revised version of the Broadcasting Code (Code


Ofcom to auction 2010 - 2025MHz band
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

Following a consultation in May 2010, Ofcom has announced that it will auction the 2010 - 2025MHz radiospectrum frequency band (the 2010 MHz band) rather than retaining the frequency for wireless camera usage


The Equality Act 2010 provides for exemptions for ISS providers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

The Equality Act 2010 brings together and restates the existing discrimination legislation, with a view to harmonising the law in this area


Regulations exempting ISPs from new public order act offences
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2010

Internet service providers in the UK will benefit from an exemption from the new Public Order Offences under regulations which came into force on 23 March 2010