AER Policy

AER Policy – conveying radios’ points to the EU Institutions AER promotes and defends the interests of commercial radios to the EU Institutions by taking part in discussions involving stakeholders in the EU legislative process. It provides EU legislators with positions papers and answers public consultations to showcase the industry realities and safeguard a healthy […]

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The Future of Radio is Multi-Platform: Radios need access to 5G for Broadcasting

The Future of Radio is Multi-Platform: Radios need access to 5G for Broadcasting ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— AER continues to support a multi-platform future for radio: ensuring reception of terrestrial free to air analogue and digital broadcasting, complemented by IP, is crucial to maintain a healthy radio market in Europe. Multi-standard solutions – which allows the listener to […]

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Matt Payton is the new Secretary General of AER – London, 12 June 2019

The Association of European Radios (AER) today elected at its extraordinary General Assembly, Matt Payton (Radiocentre, UK) as new AER Secretary General, and Daniela Beaujean (VAUNET, Germany) as new Executive Board Member. Matt Payton takes over from Julia Maier-Hauff (VAUNET, Germany) who is leaving VAUNET to head for new challenges. As Secretary General, he will […]

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AER Position on Consumer Credit Directive (CCD)

8 April 2019 – AER’S COMMENTS ON THE REVIEW OF THE CONSUMER CREDIT DIRECTIVE (CCD) ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Advertising is already regulated by strict rules set at EU and national level, usefully complemented by self-regulation. Commercially funded radio depends almost 100% on advertising: adding advertising restrictions equates to fewer and poorer free-to-air programmes. Warning messages in radio […]

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EIIRA

The Association of Attica Private Radio Broadcasters (EIIRA) is a non-profit trade body, representing the interests of the Attica-based private/commercial radio stations. EIIRA’s main objective is to advocate for public policies in the fields of media, copyrights, taxation, telecommunications and private radio transmission. By building transparent partnerships, solid alliances and joint teams with institutions, academia, […]

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World Radio Day, February 13th, 2019: radio’s power of dialogue, tolerance and peace / Journée Mondiale de la Radio, 13 février 2019: la radio en tant que vecteur de dialogue, tolérance et paix

PRESS RELEASE / COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE   EN WORLD RADIO DAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2019 – Dialogue, tolerance and peace Every February 13th, the Association of European Radios (AER), representing more than 4500 commercially funded radios from all across Europe, celebrates radio as the medium reaching the widest audience in the world. This year, World Radio […]

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AER announces departure of Vincent Sneed and welcomes new team

The Association of European Radios – AER announces that Vincent Sneed, Regulatory Affairs Director and AER Manager, is leaving to start the next chapter of his career in the media industry. Over the past 13 years, Vincent Sneed successfully managed the Brussel’s office of the association and AER closer to the EU institutions. Vincent Sneed […]

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Joint Press Statement of the Sounding Board on Disinformation

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT – SEPTEMBER 26   JOINT PRESS STATEMENT THE SOUNDING BOARD OF THE FORUM ON DISINFORMATION ISSUES THEIR UNANIMOUS FINAL OPINION ON THE SO-CALLED CODE OF PRACTICE   Brussels September 26th 2018. Today the Members of the Sounding Board of the Multistakeholder Forum1 on disinformation online comprising representatives of the media, civil society, […]

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