Some countries are increasingly concerned that investment by broadcasters in children programming (and its level of quality) is declining over the years.
Children’s TV viewing is rapidly reducing, while children are increasingly accessing content on user-generated platforms.
Some member states are taking action to ensure that broadcasters create innovative programmes able to reach young audiences, and as a long term-investment, to ensure that these young audiences continue to value their brands.
Our new benchmark provides an overview in the selected member states of broadcasters’ obligations to promote programmes or channels aimed at children/youngsters.
Public service broadcasters are in most countries subject to stricter obligations but in some countries, commercial broadcasters are also subject to specific obligations.
This is an area of current regulatory focus in the UK and in Italy. In Italy, AGCOM is about to adopt quotas for children’s programmes for all channels. In the UK, no quotas will be set but PSBs are under pressure to increase their provision of children content.
14 August 19
New benchmark on upcoming and ongoing spectrum awards in the Americas
Cullen International's new benchmark provides an overview on upcoming and ongoing spectrum award in the Americas.
13 August 19
Legislation Navigator updated with the European postal legislation
Cullen International has updated its Legislation Navigator to add the two key pieces of European postal legislation: the consolidated text of the Postal Services Directive (incorporating the amendments made in 2002 and 2008 to the original 1997 text) and the 2018 Regulation on cross-border parcel delivery services.
30 July 19
New benchmark on number portability regimes in the Americas
Cullen International’s new benchmark provides an overview of the mobile and fixed number portability regimes, and their implementation across the Americas.