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  • Briefing on proposed EU regulation on fairness and transparency of platforms

    18-05-2018

    Cullen International organised a briefing on the European Commission proposed regulation on "promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services" on 16 May 2018.

  • New comparison between new and existing EU audiovisual rules

    16-05-2018

    Cullen International has published a comparison between the current EU Audiovisual Media Services (AVMS) Directive and the new directive which was agreed by the European Parliament and the Council on 26 April 2018.

  • New benchmark on media literacy in Europe

    05-03-2018

    Our new benchmark shows if media authorities have a clear mandate to promote media literacy and the main roles they undertake for that purpose. It also shows if other government authorities oversee media literacy.

  • New benchmark on national fake news initiatives in Europe

    25-01-2018

    Our new benchmark shows the latest initiatives on fake news in ten European member states.

  • New benchmark on gender equality in TV programmes and advertising

    08-01-2018

    Our new benchmark shows whether there are rules on gender discrimination in television editorial and advertising programmes in the different EU member states.

  • New benchmark on the identification of advertising on television and online services in the Americas

    29-11-2017

    Our latest benchmark provides an overview of the main rules in place regarding different forms of advertising.

  • New benchmark on fake news and hate speech takedown in the Americas

    28-11-2017

    Our latest benchmark shows whether countries in the Americas have adopted regulation or initiatives obliging online platforms to remove illegal hate speech and fake news.

  • New benchmark on political/government advertising in the European media

    25-10-2017

    Our new benchmark shows whether national governments can advertise on linear television, outside election periods.

  • Abigail Browne Fellowship - Invitation to apply for 2017/2018 edition

    21-08-2017

    Cullen International announces a new fellowship in memory of Abigail Browne (1976-2015). The fellowship remembers Abigail's life and recognises her work in the field of communications regulation. Deadline for application is November 1, 2017.

  • New benchmark on football media rights (UEFA Champions' League)

    03-08-2017

    Cullen International's new research benchmarks UEFA Champions League media rights and prices across different European countries and compared to the previous seasons.

  • New benchmark on spectrum fees for TV broadcasting in the Americas

    10-07-2017

    Cullen International's new research shows if and where a fee related to the use or value of the radio spectrum are imposed on providers of TV broadcasting services in the Americas.

  • Overview of Netflix (film) taxes in Europe and the Americas

    31-05-2017

    Cullen International's new benchmark shows where video on demand/over-the-top platforms such as Netflix are subject to a tax aimed at funding national film/audiovisual creation.

  • New report on the revision of the AVMS Directive: EU Parliament calls for substantive changes to the Commission’s proposal

    02-05-2017

    Author : Laura Sboarina

    Cullen International's latest flash message provides a full, point-by-point comparison between the European Commission’s proposal to update the Audiovisual Media Service (AVMS) Directive and the latest report by the lead Education and Culture (CULT) committee of the European Parliament.

  • New benchmark on accessibility in audiovisual media services (in the Americas)

    03-04-2017

    Cullen International published a new benchmark assessing the requirements imposed on audiovisual services providers for the protection of people with disabilities.

  • United States: New policies and regulation shaping up under Trump's administration

    03-02-2017

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Cullen International published a report on US policy and regulatory developments (such as data protection, net neutrality, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT) and media ownership) in the month of January pre- and post-inauguration.

  • Special report: Telecoms, Media and Digital Economy Landscape in the US

    10-11-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

  • AT&T goes vertical and announces acquisition of Time Warner - Americas

    16-10-2016| Americas

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Telecoms, Media

  • Abigail Browne Fellowship 2016

    23-05-2016| Europe

    Organizer : Cullen International

    Cullen International announces a new fellowship in memory of Abigail Browne (1976-2015).

  • Announcement regarding the appointment of a new CEO for Cullen International

    07-04-2016

  • Belgian CSA conference: "The platform is the message"

    15-03-2016

    Author : Jérôme Dheur

  • Cullen International wins prize for most innovative ICT event

    15-02-2016

    The 6th LATAM-EU Symposium on Telecoms & Media Regulation was awarded the prize for most innovative ICT event by Colombian news portal Evaluamos.

  • New benchmark on the regulation of TV distributors in Europe

    17-12-2015

    Cullen International published a new benchmark on the regulation of distributors in Europe as part of our European Media service.

  • New benchmark on regulation on over the top (OTT) services in Latin America

    02-11-2015

    Cullen International published a new benchmark on regulation on over the top (OTT) services in Latin America as part of the LATAM Media regulatory intelligence service.

  • Taxing cloud services: trends from America

    10-07-2015

    Author : Elena Scaramuzzi

  • Brussels office expansion - all under one roof

    24-06-2015

    Cullen International moved the Namur office to merge with our newly expanded Brussels headquarters to now have all Belgian staff under one roof. The Brussels address remains the same, but phone numbers changed.

  • New benchmarks on TV channel licences, strategies into football content and Netflix like services

    19-03-2015

    Cullen International published 3 new benchmarks as part of our European Media service: TV channel licences, strategies into football content and ''TV-like' services launched by national broadcasters/operators.

  • New benchmarks on broadcasting piracy in LATAM countries

    09-03-2015

    Cullen International included two new benchmarks on signal theft, decoder and smart card piracy and on under-reporting practices and responses in the latest Cross-Country Analysis report, which is part of the LATAM Media regulatory intelligence service.

  • Cullen International launches new Competition Law service

    12-02-2015

    Cullen International just launched a new cross-sectoral Competition Law service following cases at EU and national levels and covering all critical competition law themes.

  • New coverage of European Media service

    28-11-2014

    Cullen International just included Sweden in its national benchmark of European audiovisual regulation, as well as a new table on Netflix internet average speeds and partnerships.

  • 5th LATAM-EU Symposium on Telecoms & Media Regulation

    12-09-2014

    The fifth edition of Cullen International's annual regulatory seminar will take place in Mexico City on November 6, 2014, with the kind participation of the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), this year's theme will be: Regulatory Strategies for Competition and Convergence

  • Poland added as the 8th country to our European Media regulatory intelligence service

    31-07-2014

    Cullen International's Media service now also monitors and benchmarks audiovisual regulatory developments in Poland, bringing the coverage to a total of eight European countries. Sweden will follow shortly.

  • BITS Seminar on industrial policy and telecom regulation - Brussels, January 28

    09-01-2014

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2014/01/bits-seminar-on-industrial-policy-and-telecom-regulation/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will organize a seminar on industrial policy and telecom regulation.

  • New Regulatory Training Calendar 2014

    11-12-2013

    Our training offering ranges from our popular masterclasses, providing a comprehensive overview of sector regulation, to specialist seminars focusing on specific regulatory topics.

  • BITS (Brussels Internet & Telecoms Seminars) on Net Neutrality - Brussels, November 28

    20-11-2013

    Event : http://www.cullen-international.com/events/training--conferences/conferences/2013/11/bits-seminar-on-net-neutrality/

    Cullen International, together with the universities of Namur and Leuven, will hold a seminar on Net Neutrality and the concept of discrimination under competition law.

  • 4th Latin America-EU Symposium on ICT Regulation

    19-11-2013

    The fourth edition of the ‘Latin America-EU Symposium on ICT Regulation’, endorsed by Osiptel, will take place in Lima, Peru on November 19, 2013, as part of GSMA Latin America’s 40th Plenary Meeting. The theme of this year's edition will be: Consumer protection in a converged world.

  • Cullen International Extends Media Service to Latin America

    01-08-2013

    Cullen International has launched a new Latin America Media service that monitors, analyses and benchmarks key regulatory topics affecting the Latin American audiovisual sector.