Supreme Court

Broadcasters await Spanish court ruling on fate of DTT channels

Spain’s Supreme Court is set to rule on the fate of eight of the country’s digital-terrestrial channels on Tuesday, following allegations that channel licences were awarded illegally under the previous government.  According to local press reports, all signs indicate that prime minister Mariano Rajoy will not intervene to save the channels. If the court rules […]

Broadcasters celebrate as Aereo ruled illegal

US broadcasters have come together in celebration after the Supreme Court ruled OTT streaming service Aereo illegal. The Supreme Court ruled by a majority of six to three that Aereo’s strategy of charging customers a monthly fee for retransmitted streams of US broadcast channels violated copyright and should stop. The judgement has been on the […]