Reed Smith

Analysis – the next steps for the Digital Single Market reforms

Ingrid Silver from media law firm Reed Smith cast legal eye over why the European Parliament isn’t supporting Digital Single Market proposals and change the core programme distribution. Since May 2015, the European Commission has been driving forward its Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy. The initiative comprises a number of proposed measures intended to promote […]

Fighting the pirates

Illegal downloads and streams are directly impacting the TV business, but how far are they changing the distribution models of tomorrow, and what can be done to stop the flow? Robert Shepherd reports The global TV industry has always faced major challenges. Whether it was uncertainty surrounding digital switchover, the ongoing lack of diversity on […]

Cross-industry M&A boom ‘set to continue’

Most technology, media and entertainment (TME) companies expect the current boom in cross-industry mergers and acquisitions to continue, a study reveals. Eight-four per cent of TME firms expect to see more cross-sector mergers and acquisitions over the next two years. The Wired up: The Convergence of Technology, Media and Entertainment report revealed entertainment businesses – […]