1179/8/3/11 British Sky Broadcasting Limited v Office of Communications (Conditional Access Modules)

British Sky Broadcasting Limited v Office of Communications (Conditional Access Modules)

Case number:

1179/8/3/11 Registered: 14/2/2011

Status:

Summary of appeal published on 25 February 2011. On 25 March 2011, the Tribunal ordered that Cases No. 1170/8/3/10 (“the STB appeal”) and 1179/8/3/11 (“the CAM appeal”) be heard together with Cases No. 1156-1159/3/3/10 (“the Pay TV appeals”) to the extent described in the Tribunal’s Order.

The main hearing has been listed for 9 May 2011 with a time estimate of 9 weeks. During the main hearing a case management conference has been fixed for 4pm on Friday 27 May 2011 in order to consider the future conduct of the main hearing in Pay TV with oral submissions in the STB and CAM appeals to be listed for a hearing on a date to be arranged not before 10 October 2011 with a time estimate of 1-2 days. During the main hearing, a case management conference has been fixed for 4pm on Friday 27 May 2011 in order to consider the future conduct of the main hearing.

At a hearing on 8 August 2012, the Tribunal announced its judgment in connection with the Pay TV appeals. A non-confidential version of the Tribunal’s judgment was published on 26 October 2012.

A hearing to consider certain matters consequential to the Tribunal’s judgment in the Pay TV appeals took place on 6 February 2013.

The Tribunal's ruling in relation to certain consequential matters was handed down on 27 February 2013. A further ruling, in relation to costs applications by Sky and FAPL, and the disposal of FAPL’s appeal, was handed down on 9 May 2013 ([2013] CAT 9). On 25 June 2013, the Tribunal made a ruling ([2013] CAT 14) on an application by Ofcom for permission to appeal the Tribunal’s costs order in these proceedings.

On 7 August 2013, the President made an Order suspending the effect of paragraph 3 of the President’s Order dated 17 May 2013.

On 16 September 2013 the Court of Appeal made an Order granting Ofcom permission to appeal the Tribunal’s ruling on costs ([2013] CAT 9)

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Diary events for this case:

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  • 27 May 2011 | 4pm - Case management conference
  • 9 May 2011 (time estimate of 9 weeks) | 10.30am - Hearing
  • 6 Feb 2013 | 10.30am - Hearing
  • 27 Feb 2013 | 1.55pm - Handing down - Ruling (Consequential matters)
  • 9 May 2013 | 3pm - Handing down - Ruling ((1) Costs and (2) Disposal of FAPL's appeal)