news archive 2007march 2007
THE REGULATORS' JOINT RESPONSE TO CULTURE MEDIA AND SPORT COMMITTEE (29 March)
icstis and Ofcom have issued their joint response to the Culture Media and Sport Committee's report into Call TV Quiz shows.
The Culture Media and Sport Committee's report can be found on the
broadcasting page of the DCMS website.
Click here to view icstis' review of Call TV Quiz services, published on 29 January 2006.
LATEST ADJUDICATIONS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE (20 March)
ICSTIS STATEMENT ON BLUE PETER, BBC (14 March)
icstis has issued a brief Statement in response to a BBC press release concerning problems with a Blue Peter competition in November 2006.
ICSTIS LETTER TO BROADCASTERS (12 March)
icstis has written to all broadcasters present at last weeks Participation TV summit to confirm the actions that were agreed in order for broadcasters to restore consumer trust and confidence in the sector.
INDUSTRY NOTICE: CONDITIONS REGULATING SEXUAL ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES (8 March)
Ofcom has today issued a Statement in which it has extended the definition of a Controlled Premium Rate Service ("CPRS") to cover all Sexual Entertainment Services regardless of price. Such services are therefore, with immediate effect, regulated by icstis.
ICSTIS ANNOUNCES MEASURES TO RESTORE PUBLIC TRUST IN PARTICIPATION TV (8 March)
icstis has announced a number of immediate and future actions that will be taken to restore public trust in the premium rate participation TV sector.
ICSTIS STATEMENT ON ITV'S INTERACTIVE REVIEW (5 March)
icstis has welcomed an announcement by ITV that it is to conduct an independent review of all premium rate interactive services in its programmes.
PROPOSED CHANGES TO GOVERNANCE AND CODE OF PRACTICE (2 March)
icstis has issued a consultation document proposing changes to its governance arrangements, particularly in relation to its adjudicatory function, and proposed changes to the Code of Practice.
Click here to view the
consultation on changes to governance and Code of Practice
ICSTIS STATEMENT ON X FACTOR, ITV (1 March)
icstis has welcomed the release of a statement by ITV, detailing an error in red button payments during the last series of the X Factor programme. icstis will investigate this matter and take action if required.