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A review of the European Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) had been expected for a while,1 and it is now one element of the European Commission’s digital single market strategy. Once again, we see the Commission proposing the rollout rather than the rollback of regulation in the face of sector change – and the following is an overview of some of the main issues.


Highlights of the review of Europe’s Audiovisual Media Services Directive are explored by Lorna Woods. Changes in how video-sharing platforms are judged could have major global implications for service providers.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 44, Issue 2
Issue Date:
July 2016
Infrastructure and Spectrum: 5G and next generation networks
Lorna Woods Lorna Woods Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, UK

Vol 44, Issue 2 Features

EDITORIAL 18.07.2016 Marc Beishon
IIC EVENTS 18.07.2016 Cristina Murroni
Q&A with Daniel Sepulveda 18.07.2016
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