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TRAI’s New Rules For Cable & DTH: Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the Feb 1 Deadline

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is giving the cable TV and the direct to home (DTH) space a bit shakeup. The regulator has made this move to make television subscriptions a bit more affordable. The framework comprises of Interconnection Regulations 2017, Quality of Service &....

PLDT, GMA join forces for digital TV innovation

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Tallinna TV to take politics show off air during election period

Tallinna TV (TTV), a municipality-owned digital TV station which, as its name suggests, broadcasts in the capital but also has transmitters at several other locations including Pärnu, is due to take its Spot on (Estonian: Otse kümnesse) current affairs show from the air in the run-up to the elections.

NBTC set to auction 700MHz licence in December

The NBTC is expected to publish the draft rule of recalling the 700MHz band on its website on Friday or Monday. The final rules are expected to be published in the Royal Gazette in April. The draft also covers the rules for using the auction proceeds to compensate the licensed digital TV....

Speaker hails China for support towards digital migration

Speaker Kadaga officiating at the handover ceremony of the Access to Digital Project at Starlight Primary School in Kamuli district. Kadaga thanked the Chinese govt for investing in digital media in Uganda. PHOTO @parliament_ug. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca....

Ugandan parliament speaker hails China for digital TV project

KAMPALA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Uganda's Parliament speaker Rebecca Kadaga has hailed China for implementing a digital television project for rural areas to be connected to satellite television. Kadaga said the Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages project has extended coverage to many....

Keep It Country to ‘reach 20m households’

Europe’s only 24-hour country and western station, Keep It Country TV, has announced a multi-million-pound expansion across all of the UK’s Freeview free-to-air digital television network. The expansion, following three months of negotiations between ITV and Keep It Country TV’s shareholders, will go ahead next week on 25 January.

Replicate China’s 1,000 villages digital project in Nigeria, FG tells StarTimes

By Michael Eboh, Emmanuel Elebeke & Tochukwu Maxwell. The Federal Government has called on the implementing agency for the 1,000 villages project in Nigeria, StarTimes, to expedite action on the installation of the satellite TV systems in the selected villages ahead of the 2019 general elections.

New TV Network Channels Good Health to First Australians

(AGENPARL)- Canberra mer 16 gennaio 2019 New TV Network Channels Good Health to First Australians (PDF 46 KB)A new digital television network now rolling out across the nation aims to help Close the Gap in health equality by revolutionising the way hundreds of thousands of First Australians receive health information.

NBTC approves draft of auction conditions

The telecom regulator's board yesterday approved a draft of auction conditions for the 700-megahertz spectrum and remedy measures for digital TV operators, divided into seven slots of 5MHz of bandwidth each. The initial term of the 700MHz licence is 20 years, and the payment term for the licence is 10 years.

Mindshare: Thailand's digital advertising poised for growth

Digital advertising in the country this year should reach 124 billion baht, marking growth of 4.8%, thanks to consumer sentiment rebounding, the upcoming general election, government stimulus and fast online media growth, says a marketing and media network.

China’s TV project links Malawi to the world

Visitors view products like set-top boxes and dish antennae relating to satellite TV services at the 26th China International Radio and TV Expo in Beijing on March 22, 2018. [Photo by Nanshan/For China Daily] MANGOCHI, Malawi – One thing that first catches people’s attention at Maximas Chimimba’s....

Tata Sky vs. TRAI: Case, argued partly by DTH operator, adjourned to 23 January

MUMBAI: DTH operator Tata Sky’s ongoing court battle with the TRAI and its new tariff regime , in which Bharti Telemedia-owned Airtel Digital TV and Sun Direct are a part, has been adjourned by the Delhi High Court to January 23 with arguments being inconclusive.

Ad spending to rise with shift in ways to reach consumers

Pathamawan Sathorn, managing director at Mindshare, says the total advertising spending in the country this year will grow to Bt124.2 billion, around 4.8 per cent above 2018. Analog TV continues to lead in advertising at Bt37.5 billion, or about 30.2 per cent of revenue, followed by digital TV at Bt33.

Tata Sky vs TRAI: Matter argued party by DTH operator, adjourned to 23 January

MUMBAI: Tata Sky’s ongoing court battle, of which Bharti Telemedia-owned Airtel Digital TV and Discovery Communication India and Sun Direct are a part, with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has been adjourned by the Delhi High Court to January 23.

News 18 mins ago Chinese government delivers access to satellite TV for 1,000 Nigerian villages More Nigerian villages have benefited from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital...

More Nigerian villages have benefited from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital TV access to rural communities across Africa. This was revealed during the launching ceremony of the project in Kpaduma Village, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory.

China launches access satellite TV project for 10,000 villages in Africa 34 mins ago News

The Chinese government has launched an access to satellite TV project for 10,000 villages aimed at providing digital TV access to rural communities across Africa.About 1,000 villages in Nigeria will benefit from the project. This, according to it, is to ensure that the economic ties between it and....

1000 villages to get access to satellite TV

Speaking to journalists, the Chief Executive Officer, StarTimes Nigeria, Justin Zhang, noted that StarTimes was contracted by the Chinese Government to deliver on the project across Africa, adding that no fewer than 1,000 villages in Nigeria will benefit from the project.

China launches digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages

ABUJA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Kpaduma, an underdeveloped rural community at the edge of Abuja, Nigeria's capital, came alive Monday as its people turned out en masse in jubilation to welcome Chinese technicians and their local partners to launch a digital satellite television project.

1,000 villages get access to Satellite TV as StarTimes commissions project

This was revealed during the launching ceremony of the project in Kpaduma Village, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory. Speaking to journalists, the Chief Executive Officer, StarTimes Nigeria, Justin Zhang noted that StarTimes was contracted by the Chinese Government to deliver on the project....

Global OTT TV and Video Forecasts

LONDON Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global online TV episode and movie revenues will reach $129 billion in 2023; more than double the $53 billion recorded in 2017. About $16 billion will be added in 2018 alone. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.

Global OTT TV and Video Forecasts

LONDON Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global online TV episode and movie revenues will reach $129 billion in 2023; more than double the $53 billion recorded in 2017. About $16 billion will be added in 2018 alone. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.

Feature: China launches digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages

by Olatunji Saliu. ABUJA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Kpaduma, an underdeveloped rural community at the edge of Abuja, Nigeria's capital, came alive Monday as its people turned out en masse in jubilation to welcome Chinese technicians and their local partners to launch a digital satellite television project.

FG, China Launch Scheme to Provide Satellite TV for 1,000 Villages

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja. The federal government and the Chinese government have launched the 1,000 Villages Satellite TV Project in Abuja. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday launched the scheme at Kpaduma Village, Abuja, which is part of the Chinese....

FG Launches Satellite TV For 1,000 Villages

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has launched the 1,000 Villages Satellite TV Project, which is part of the Chinese government-sponsored ‘Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages Project’. Launching the project at a ceremony in Kpaduma village, Federal Capital....

1,000 communities to enjoy free satellite TV – FG

Uche Usim, Abuja. One thousand Nigerian villages are to enjoy free access to satellite television under the 10,000 African Villages Project of the Chinese Government/StarTimes Nigeria, aimed at providing digital television to rural communities across the continent.
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