Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities

This proposal sets out to amend the EU Framework for television and television-like services, the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).

2. The proposal is accompanied by Staff Working Documents providing an Impact Assessment and an Executive Summary of the Impact Assessment under the Commission's programme for ensuring that EU legislation remains fit for purpose and delivers the results intended by EU lawmakers (REFIT).

3. The Commission is proposing changes to AVMSD with a view to future proofing existing rules against convergence (change of access audiovisual content changes through the development of hardware devices and software services like apps, social media platforms and platforms for user generated content).

Topic  Audiovisual 
Department  DCMS 
Council Reference  9479/16 
COM Reference  COM(16)287 
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SWD  (16)188 
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