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Consultation on Cross-Carriage Measure

last updated 19 February 2018

Issued Date:01 September 2010

Close of Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Appendix 4 of the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the provision of Media Services 2010: Implementation of Cross-Carriage Measure

09 July 2012

The MDA has gazetted the revised Amendments to the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the Provision of Media Services ("MMCC 2010"), which marks the close of the public consultation on the proposed amendments to Appendix 4 of the MMCC 2010.

Please refer to the links below for the related materials:

1. Closing Note on Consultation on Proposed Amendments to Appendix 4 of the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the provision of Media Services 2010: Implementation of Cross-Carriage Measure

2. Notification of Amendments to the MMCC 2010

Advisory on Notification of Qualified Content

9 Febuary 2012

The MDA has issued an advisory on the notification of Qualified Content by a Supplying Qualified Licensee pursuant to Paragraph 2.7.1 (e)(i) of the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the Provision of Media Services ("Media Market Conduct Code"). A copy of the advisory is available here.

Responses received at the close of the Public Consultation On Proposed Amendments to Appendix 4 of the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the Provision of Media Services 2010: Implementation of Cross-Carriage Measure

7 September 2011

1. StarHub Cable Vision Ltd

Public Consultation On Proposed Amendments to Appendix 4 of the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the Provision of Media Services 2010: Implementation of the Cross-Carriage Measure

19 August 2011

MDA is now conducting a public consultation on the Proposed Amendments to Appendix 4 of the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the Provision of Media Services 2010: Implementation of the Cross-Carriage Measure.

MDA hereby invites interested parties to submit written comments on the Proposed Amendments. All views and comments should reach MDA by 5pm, 7 September 2011 and addressed to:

Ms Eileen Ang
Deputy Director (Competition)
Media Development Authority of Singapore
(Attention: Ruth Wong)
Email: ruth_wong@imda.gov.sg
A copy of the consultation document is available here

Corrigendum

18 August 2011

MDA has issued a corrigendum to correct the Closing Note on Consultation of Implementation on Cross-Carriage Measure issued on 1 July 2011. A copy of the corrigendum is available here.

Close of Consultation on Implementation Details of the Cross-Carriage Measure

1 July 2011

The MDA has closed the consultation on the implementation of the cross-carriage measure today, by gazetting the revised amendments to the Code of Practice for Market Conduct in the Provision of Media Service ("MMCC 2010"). The Closing Note reflect the finalised policy positions on the Measure, after an extensive consultation which started on 12 March 2010. Please refer to the links below for the related materials:

1. Notification of Amendments to the Code

2. Closing Note on Consultation of Implementation on Cross-Carriage Measure

3. Press Release

Guidelines on Content Protection Security Requirements in support of the Cross-Carriage Measure in the Pay TV Market

1 July 2011

The MDA has issued the Guidelines on Content Protection Security Requirements in support of the Cross-Carriage Measure in the Pay TV Market, having completed its review of the feedback from the technical consultation which closed on 26 May 2011. Please refer to the links below for the related materials:

1. Closing Note on Technical Consultation on Content Protection Security Requirements

2. Guidelines on Content Protection Security Requirements

The Guidelines will come into effect on 2 July 2011.

Responses received at the close of the Technical Consultation on Content Protection Security Requirements on 26 May 2011

26 May 2011

1. ESPN Star Sports

2. Motion Picture Association - International

3. Nagravision Pte Ltd

4. NDS Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

5. StarHub Cable Vision

6. SingNet Pte Ltd

Technical Consultation on Content Protection Security Requirements in support of the Cross-Carriage Measure in the Pay TV Market

29 April 2011

MDA is conducting a consultation on the guidelines ("Proposed Guidelines") on minimal content security requirements which may be adopted by Receiving Qualified Licensees (as defined in the Media Market Conduct Code ("MMCC")) so as to facilitate compliance with their obligations under the proposed amendments to the MMCC at paragraph 2.7.2A(d).

MDA hereby invites interested parties to submit written comments on the Proposed Guidelines. All views and comments should reach MDA by 5pm, 26 May 2011 and addressed to:

Ms Eileen Ang
Head (Competition)
Media Development Authority of Singapore
(Attention: Ruth Wong)
Email: ruth_wong@imda.gov.sg

A copy of the consultation document is available here.

You can access a copy of the proposed amendments to the MMCC here.

Responses Received As At Close of Consultation on 19 April 2011

19 April 2011

1. CASBAA

2. CASE

3. HBO

4. M1

5. MediaCorp

6. MPAA - Annex 1 & Annex 2

7. NBC

8. NewsCorp

9. SCV

10. SingTel

Third Consultation on Implementation of The Cross-Carriage Measure

23 March 2011

MDA has launched the Third Consultation on the Cross-Carriage Measure ("Measure"). The Third Consultation paper provides MDA's responses to the feedback received from the Second Consultation as well as subsequent discussions with the industry.

In this Third Consultation, MDA is seeking comments on the proposed amendments to the Media Market Conduct Code ("MMCC") to facilitate implementation of the Measure by June 2011. MDA is also seeking views on whether the "mandated open platform access" rule could be adopted to complement the Measure.

MDA welcomes interested parties to provide feedback to the Third Consultation on the Measure by 19 April 2011.

A copy of the consultation document is available here and a copy of the draft amendments to the MMCC is available here.

Responses Received As At Close of Consultation on 5 Oct 2010

5 October 2010

1. AETN All Asia Networks

2. Cable Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA)

3. Consumer Association of Singapore (CASE)

4. ESPN Star Sports

5. Football Association Premier League Limited

6. M1 Limited

7. MediaCorp Pte Ltd

8. Motion Picture Association

9. NBC Universal

10. News Corporation

11. SingNet Pte Ltd

12. StarHub Cable Vision Ltd

13. Vue Networks Pte Ltd

Extension of Consultation Process

27 September 2010

In consideration of some industry players' requests for more time to provide feedback to the "Consultation on Preliminary Policy Positions for the Cross Carriage Measure in the Pay TV Market", the Media Development Authority of Singapore ("MDA") has extended the consultation till 5 October 2010, 12 noon, Singapore time, one week after the original deadline of 28 September 2010.

The MDA welcomes the submission of any views you may have in accordance with paragraphs 4.3 to 4.6 of the Consultation Paper.

Preliminary Positions on Cross Carriage Measure

1 September 2010

The Media Development Authority ("MDA") has launched a public consultation on its preliminary policy positions on the cross-carriage measure ("Measure"), which was first announced on 12 March 2010. The preliminary policy positions document outlines MDA's view on the Measure after having carefully considered the feedback from the first industry consultation which ran from 12 March to 6 May 2010.

MDA welcomes interested parties to provide comment on the preliminary policy positions for the Measure by 28 September 2010. A copy of the consultation document is available here.