CJEU - C 283/11 / Judgment Sky Österreich GmbH v Österreichischer Rundfunk

Key facts of the case:
  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the validity of Article 15(6) of Directive 2010/13/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 March 2010 on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services (Audiovisual Media Services Directive) (OJ 2010 L 95, p. 1, and corrigendum OJ 2010 L 263, p. 15). 
  2. The request has been made in proceedings between Sky Österreich GmbH (‘SKY’) and Österreichischer Rundfunk (‘ORF’) concerning the financial conditions under which the latter is entitled to gain access to the satellite signal to make short news reports.

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:

Consideration of the question raised has not disclosed any factor of such a kind as to affect the validity of Article 15(6) of Directive 2010/13/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 March 2010 on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services (Audiovisual Media Services Directive).
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