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EBU statement on the European Parliament's position on SATCAB regulation

The EBU is disappointed by the outcome of today's vote in the European Parliament on the SatCab Regulation. The opportunity to lay down one of the building blocks of the Digital Single Market has unfortunately been disregarded.

EBU Head of European Affairs Nicola Frank said: "The SatCab Regulation was originally devised to enhance the circulation of content in Europe and enable both consumers and Europe's audiovisual sector to reap the benefits of the Digital Single Market. Today's vote goes against these intentions, maintaining a fragmented European audiovisual market and turning down enhanced access to European culture for citizens." 

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