Exclusive: Channel 4 set to win race to show England football matches Surprise bidder is close to outflanking ITV with deal to show ten games
Netflix and Disney+ among streamers facing tighter regulation in UK
Netflix and other streaming services are to be regulated by Ofcom, under new government plans.
Streaming services to face stricter regulation in the UK
BBC iPlayer is currently the only streaming service bound to Ofcom rules
Government reinforces intention to privatise Channel 4 - while streaming services face tighter regulation
The government has faced heavy criticism - including from senior members of its own party - since the announcement of its intention to privatise Channel 4 in April.
Netflix to be judged by Ofcom over controversial shows
Nadine Dorries to set out plans for regulator to oversee streaming industry and update on Channel 4 privatisation
Religious programme obligations could be eased under broadcasting shake-up
The obligation to show programmes such as Songs of Praise or Gardeners World on BBC1 and BBC2 could be relaxed under the plans - which also set out further details of the privatisation of Channel 4.
‘It felt like the beginning of rock’n’roll’: how the chaotic early days of Channel 4 transformed British TV
From swearing at 8pm to groundbreaking formats, Katie Puckrik, Phil Redmond, Leslie Ash, Paul Coia and others recall the glory days of the channel