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CJEU - C 283/11 / Opinion

Sky Österreich GmbH v Österreichischer Rundfunk

Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
Opinion of Advocate General
Decision date:
Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Bundeskommunikationssenat - Austria. Directive 2010/13/EU - Provision of audiovisual media services - Article 15(6) -Validity - Events of high interest to the public that are subject to exclusive broadcasting rights - Right of access of broadcasters to such events for the purpose of making short news reports - Limitation of possible compensation for the holder of the exclusive right to additional costs incurred in providing such access - Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - Articles 16 and 17 - Proportionality.

Outcome of the case:

In the light of the foregoing considerations, I propose that the Court should reply as follows to the question referred to it by the Bundeskommunikationssenat:

Examination of the question referred has not disclosed any factor such 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).