Since the European Commission published its proposal for revisions to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) in May 2016, there have been countless stakeholder meetings and discussions and well-over a thousand amendments proposed by MEPs. Two issues seem to have generated controversy: the inclusion of "video-sharing platforms" (VSPs) and the coordination and independence of national regulatory authorities (NRAs), including a stronger role for the European Regulators Group (ERGA).
Original languageEnglish
TypeIssue Paper on AVMSD
Media of outputpdf online
PublisherCentre for Regulation in Europe (CERRE)
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 22 Mar 2017


  • Audiovisual media services
  • Audiovisual regulatory framework
  • Video sharing platforms
  • Independent regulation
  • European Union

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