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Compact releases ‘Missing Opportunities in Digital Britain’ report

Independent rights administrator and distributor of royalties, Compact Media Group, has released a report entitled Missing Opportunities in Digital Britain, which calls for changes to the UK's policy on secondary rights collection. Using Lord Carter's Digital Britain Report as a basis, Compact's report argues UK producers are missing out on revenue streams because UK cable and satellite operators are exempt from paying rights clearance for programs carried by qualifying PSB channels that they re-transmit to subscribers. Click here to read the full report.
January 12, 2010

Independent rights administrator and distributor of royalties, Compact Media Group, has released a report entitled Missing Opportunities in Digital Britain, which calls for changes to the UK’s policy on secondary rights collection. Using Lord Carter’s Digital Britain Report as a basis, Compact’s report argues UK producers are missing out on revenue streams because UK cable and satellite operators are exempt from paying rights clearance for programs carried by qualifying PSB channels that they re-transmit to subscribers. Click here to read the full report.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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