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19 Apr 2018
Björn Ulvaeus Keynote to Media Summit 2018 
Speech given by Björn Ulvaeus at the Media Summit 2018 - 19 April 2018 - Brussels
18 Apr 2018
EBU calls on public authorities to address the full extent of ‘Information Disorder’ 
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), representing 73 public service media organizations across 56 countries, publishes today a policy paper providing recommendations to build a comprehensive framework...
18 Apr 2018
Merja Ylä-Anttila appointed CEO of Yle 
Merja Ylä-Anttila has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of our Finnish Member Oy Yleisradio Ab (YLE)
16 Apr 2018
Legislative amendment threatens independence of Ukrainian public service broadcaster 
The EBU is highly concerned by a proposed amendment to the Ukrainian Law on Public Television and Radio which threatens the editorial independence of public service media.
12 Apr 2018
EMS discusses how changing habits of sport viewers influence broadcast technology and the creation of new event formats 
With hundreds of delegates, including top executives, innovators and game changers in the sports industry, Eurovision Media Services (EMS) joined this year’s SportsPro LIVE Conference in London, 11-12 April to discuss how technology continues to shape the business of sport today.
12 Apr 2018
EBU and partners launch Global Council to Build Trust in Media and Fight Misinformation 
As part of its commitment to support and enhance public service media journalism, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is pleased to announce that it's joined up with 5 other media organisations to form...
12 Apr 2018
RAI's Prix Italia celebrates 70th anniversary in September 
Prix Italia, organised by Italian Member RAI, will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year on Capri, the Mediterranean island where it was founded in 1948. The theme of the Festival, taking place from...
09 Apr 2018
EMS promotes content security and rights management with new upgrades to the Eurovision Global Network 
Content security and rights management are paramount for media organisations and sports federations. Eurovision Media Service’s (EMS) recently upgraded its Eurovision Global Network with new encryption systems that ensure event transmissions are delivered to rightsholders in the most secure and flexible way.
06 Apr 2018
EBU publishes royalty-free conditional access standard for live content streams 
The EBU has published a new protocol, developed in close collaboration with network equipment vendors ATEME and NEVION, which makes it a lot easier for media rights holders to grant clients access to live video content.
05 Apr 2018
Broadthinking attendees consider quality of experience in OTT 
What exactly is Quality of Experience (QoE), why does it matter, how can it be measured and how can it be achieved? These questions and other key topics concerning the logistics of online content delivery were at the forefront of discussions at the BroadThinking 2018 seminar in Geneva. BroadThinking is the EBU's annual event dedicated to broadband media delivery, covering both front and backend aspects.