• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Historical Development
  • 2.1. The Development until World War II
  • 2.2. The Development in Western Germany after World War II
  • 2.3. The Development in Eastern Germany after World War II
  • 3. Essential Aspects Concerning the Regulation of the German Broadcasting System
  • 3.1. Constitutional Basis
  • 3.2. Competence to Regulate Broadcasting, New Media and Telecommunications
  • 3.3. The Dual System of Broadcasting
  • 3.4. The Legal Framework for Public Broadcasting
  • 3.5. Financing
  • 3.6. Control of Media Concentration
  • 3.7. Licensing Procedure for Analogue Terrestrial Broadcasting
  • 3.8. Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting
  • 3.9. Licensing for the Provision of Cable Television
  • 3.10. Satellite Broadcasting
  • 4. Future Policy Implications and Demands on German Broadcasting Regulation