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Media Law Reform
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 14 2016

On 2 March 2016, the Federal Government introduced the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform) Bill 2016 (Bill) into Parliament. The Bill


Telecommunications regulatory update - August 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 31 2015

On 19 August the Government introduced the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Primary Television Broadcasting Service) Bill 2015. The Bill proposes


Telecommunications regulatory update - July 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Government has released research into the extent of online copyright infringement in Australia and why people choose to consume content illegally


Australia - Communications Minister announces ACMA review - 15 June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has issued a statement announcing his intention to conduct a comprehensive review of the Australia


Australia - High Court upholds ACMA's right to take administrative action against broadcaster
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

On 4 March 2015, the High Court of Australia handed down its judgment in Australian Communications and Media Authority v Today FM (Sydney) Pty Ltd


Australia - Telcos in the crosshairs as ACCC targets truth in advertising
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued Australian telecommunications company iiNet with $204,000 in penalties over


Interim access to regional 1800 MHz band
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 28 2015

The ACMA has begun the process to allocate spectrum in the frequency range 1725-1785 MHz and 1820-1880 MHz for spectrum licensing. This range is


Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") report on Emerging Trends in Media and Communications flags over-the-top communications services ("OTTs") as ripe for regulation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2014

On 21 November 2011, the Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") released a report entitled Six Emerging Trends in Media and


ACMA seeks comments on future licensing arrangements in 3.5 GHz band
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 10 2014

In order to ease growing pressures with the 3.5GHz band, the ACMA is looking at implementing new arrangements to maximise the band's future


Copyright law still clouded following US Aereo decision
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, USA
  • July 4 2014

In a significant decision for content owners and cloud service providers, on Wednesday 25 June 2014 the US Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo Inc's