EU ministers agree to raise Netflix-type services’ Euro-content quota to 30%

The European Council has agreed there should be a minimum 30% quota on European works in the catalogue of video-on-demand service providers, including international providers, such as Netflix and Amazon, offering services in EU member states. The move represents a significant raising of the stakes the EU’s drive to make on-demand service providers raise the […]

Netflix: ‘quota won’t boost Euro production’

Netflix has said it is already investing in European content, and that the introduction of a European programming quota will not boost production in the region. The quota is part of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive, unveiled by the European Commission yesterday. “Our members around the world love European programming, that’s why our investment […]