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How to make portability work?

27 April 2016 | 08:30 - 10:00 European Parliament

On 9 December 2015, the Commission proposed as part of the Digital Single Market Strategy a regulation on content portability of online services. Europe’s commercial broadcasters are at the heart of the issue and are proactively taking part in the public discussion to ensure the right dispositions are put in place to make portability work. As part of this discussion, the ACT organised a policy breakfast in the European Parliament which took a practical approach to the portability discussion. 

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Programme

• Introduction from MEP Emma McClarkin

• Presentations: Operational implications of portability 
   Lucia Carta – Head of Business Affairs, Rights Division RTI, Mediaset 
   Richard Rosenberg – Head of Engineering, Over the Top Services, Sky

• Panel: Policy implications of portability 
  Emma McClarkin – European Parliament, MEP, ECR, UK 
  Jean-Marie Cavada – European Parliament, MEP, ALDE, FR 
  Agata Gerba – European Commission, DG Connect, Copyright Unit, Team Leader
  Magnus Brooke – Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, ITV 
  Mark Lichtenhein – Chairman, Sports Rights Owners Coalition

• Moderation & Conclusion by ACT Director General Grégoire Polad