Licenses and tariffs for VOD-services

The license fees for the use of musical works in VOD-services are calculated on greater of the fixed percentage of the applicable revenue or minimum monthly fee paid by the subscriber. Precise license fee depends on the content profile of the service.

 

T-VOD (transactional, pay-per-view video-on-demand service)
Content profile Percentage of the applicable revenue Minimum per view
Entertainment 3,5 % 0,04 EUR
Mostly entertainment 3% 0,03 EUR
Theatrical performances 3% 0,03 EUR
Mixed content 1,75% 0,02 EUR
Mostly sports 1,25% 0,02 EUR
Sports, news, current affairs programs 0,65% 0,01 EUR

 

S-VOD (subscription video-on-demand service)
Content profile Percentage of the applicable revenue Price per subscriber
Entertainment 3,5 % 0,16 EUR
Mostly entertainment 3% 0,13 EUR
Theatrical performances 3% 0,13 EUR
Mixed content 1,75% 0,08 EUR
Mostly sports 1,25% 0,06 EUR
Sports, news, current affairs programs 0,65% 0,03 EUR

EAÜ reserves itself a right to lower the price per subscriber, if the price of S-VOD service for the client is substantially below the average market price, and service provider would be obligated to pay the license fee based on the price per subscriber instead of percentage of the applicable revenue. However, lowered price per subscriber cannot be less than 80% of the price calculated using percentage of the applicable revenue linked to content profile.

 

Explanation of the content profile


Entertainment – almost 100% of the content is entertainment (feature films, series, children’s programs) and contains a high share of music.
Mostly entertainment – may contain content other than entertainment (documentaries, current affairs programs, sports), but the share of entertainment is at least 60% of the content of service.
Theatrical performances - theatrical performances made available via digital video rental service.
Mixed content – consists of different type of content. The share of entertainment is less than 60% of the content of service.
Mostly sports – almost 100% of content is sports.
Sports, news, current affairs programs – may contain other than sports, news, and current affairs programs but the share of the aforenamed is at least 60% of the content of service.

Content profile is determined in the process of negotiations or will be based of usage reports provided to EAÜ by the service provider.