Streaming Services Face Strict Regulation in Broadcasting Shake-Up of UK


The streaming services are all set for being regulated by the Ofcom for the first time, under the new proposals of the government of the United Kingdom. Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and several other streamers are going to be given the new rules that is going to be bringing in the line with the traditional broadcasters.

The culture secretary of the United Kingdom said that, this move is going to be protecting the audiences from the harmful material, and the government of the United Kingdom has also reiterated its intention for proceeding with the privatisation of the Channel 4.

The broadcasting reforms have been set out in a White Paper, which has been a policy document by the DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport). The DCMS said that, they are intended for creating a new golden age of the British TV and also helping to thrive the public service broadcasters of the United Kingdom.

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Nadine Dorries, the Culture Secretary of the United Kingdom said that, the TV and radio industries of the United Kingdom have been renowned in the world for their creativity, which has been driven by the exceptional talent that has been delivering the ground breaking programming of the public service.

The culture secretary of the United Kingdom said, the plans are going to be revamping the laws for the purpose of helping their public service broadcasters for competing in the internet age of the United Kingdom.