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Star India urges Airtel Digital subscribers to switch

MUMBAI: The slugfests were bound to happen in TV distribution. The time for agreement renewal is nigh between distribution platform operators and broadcasters with content contracts coming to an end. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) proposed tariff and interconnection agreements....

Zense diversifying programme outlets

Zense Entertainment Co, an event manager and provider of variety and game show content, will focus on multi-platform outlets to capitalise on the digital era. Varavuth Jentanakul, Zense's founder and chief executive, said the company has invested 700 million baht this year to produce five new programmes for digital TV channels and online media.

Thai TV not yet destined for global love

The soap series Bupphaesannivas (Love Destiny) is all the rage these days in Thailand. I enjoy some parts of it, especially one memorable episode a few weeks back when the female lead, a beautiful vixen in 17th century Ayutthaya, displays her vituperative talent by shouting at her servant, "Shut up or I'll smack your mouth with my piss pot.

Home Office uses real-life cases in #knifefree ad campaign

The £1.35m Home Office campaign will target 10- to 21-year-olds on social media, digital channels and with posters. Photograph: The Home Office/PA. An advertising campaign to reduce knife crime among young people featuring real cases has been launched in England and Wales amid warnings of a stabbing epidemic in London.

'Love Destiny' success fleeting

The astounding popularity of period soap opera Love Destiny has ignited a boom that has expanded from digital TV to tourism, retail, and food and beverage. The upswing, however, will merely be seasonal, say media and marketing specialists. BEC World's Channel 3 series has been the talk of the town for months.

Generous bail-out for the private sector

The Prayut government has unduly but magnanimously rewarded the private sector by approving multibillion-baht debt moratoriums and generous payment terms for costly licence fees currently owed by digital TV broadcasting and telecom companies. In the broadcasting sector, all 24 digital TV licensees....

Voice TV to challenge NBTC ban on talk show

Voice TV is preparing to file a complaint with the Administrative Court to challenge a 15-day suspension order on one of its news talk shows after it was accused of inciting divisions by the telecommunications regulator. The suspension order was signed on Tuesday by Takorn Tanthasit,....

Easter: StarTimes offers free upgrade on all bouquets

Pay TV company StarTimes Nigeria, in the spirit of the upcoming Easter celebration, is offering a free upgrade on all its bouquets for subscribers on the antenna and Dish platform starting from the 15 th of March to 30 th April. According to the company in a statement made available to newsmen, the....

TV OKEY platform to tap into creative industry in Sabah, Sarawak

Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak KOTA KINABALU, March 21 (Bernama) -- Radio Television Malaysia's (RTM) new channel, TV OKEY, has been seen as a platform to explore the potential of the creative industry in Sabah and Sarawak, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Digital cable TV mandatory from April 28

Kathmandu, March 20. The government is preparing to set a new deadline of April 28 for cable television operators in the country to completely digitise television broadcasting. After the Supreme Court (SC) paved the way for the government to implement cable television digitisation on February 18,....

Orion City and Dialog Axiata Group to build first-ever High Density Data Centre

Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata Group, announced a joint venture partnership with Orion City to build and manage the island’s first ever High-Density Data Centre at the Orion City IT Park in Colombo. The proposed Data Centre will be established through Digital Realty (Pvt)....

Subscribers to enjoy free upgrade on StarTimes bouquets

In the spirit of the upcoming Easter celebration, pay TV company StarTimes is offering a free upgrade on all its bouquets for subscribers on the antenna and Dish platform starting from the 15th of March to 30th April. According to the company, the promo is to create awareness for content on higher bouquets during and after the Easter holiday.

Subscribers to enjoy free upgrade on StarTimes bouquets

In the spirit of the upcoming Easter celebration, pay TV company StarTimes is offering a free upgrade on all its bouquets for subscribers on the antenna and Dish platform starting from the 15th of March to 30th April. According to the company, the promo is to create awareness for content on higher bouquets during and after the Easter holiday.

BBL expects other digital players to follow lead of Thai TV

Other financially ailing digital TV operators are likely to follow Thai TV's footsteps in returning their licences if the recent verdict by the Central Administrative Court is upheld, voiding the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission's (NBTC) demand for licence payments, says a senior official at Bangkok Bank (BBL).

PRD confident digital TV network to be set up by March 31

BANGKOK, 19th March 2018, (NNT) - The Government Public Relations Department (PRD) is confident that the digital television network will be installed before the existing National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board will cease making policy decisions by this month.

YuppTV : Awarded Rights for Vivo-IPL 2018 for Australia, Continental Europe and South East Asia

As the most awaited event of the year, the Vivo-IPL 2018, which is Season 11 of the world’s biggest T20 tournament, approaches, cricket fans have yet another reason to rejoice! YuppTV, the world’s leading OTT brand for South-Asian content, has announced that it has awarded the exclusive digital &....

China Digital TV to Announce Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results on March 27, 2018

BEIJING March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platforms, with gaming and other applications embedded, to PRC digital television and telecommunication network operators, today announced that it....

China Digital TV to Announce Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results on March 27, 2018

BEIJING March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platforms, with gaming and other applications embedded, to PRC digital television and telecommunication network operators, today announced that....

Democrats fume over Parscale's limited answers on Russian digital meddling

and that he looked forward to “sharing with them everything I know.” That hasn’t satisfied Democrats who say that, even if Parscale and his colleagues did nothing wrong, it is vital to understand whether and how the Russians might have exploited the Trump campaign’s online political machine — especially given U.

Now consumers can book Reliance Big TV HD DTH set top boxes from Indian post Offices across Maharashtra and Goa

In a recent bid, DTH service provider Reliance Big TV has partnered with 12,000 Indian Post Offices across the states of Maharashtra and Goa for consumers to do initial booking by making a payment of Rs 500 through these post offices. This comes in after Reliance announced to offer free HD HVEC set top box with an additional 1 year warranty.

Partial blackout of analogue television in Cuba announced for July

Havana-The so-called partial blackout of analogue TV in Cuba is set to start in July, according to Grisel Reyes León, president of the Computer and Communications Business Group (GEIC). The gradual process will first start in the special municipality of the Isle of Youth and in five municipalities of the central province of Sancti Spiritus.

Cuba to start scrapping analogue TV in July

HAVANA, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Cuba will launch the progressive phase-out of its analogue television services as part of a transition towards digital television (DTV) with Chinese norms, a Cuban specialist said Friday. This step-by-step process will begin in the southern part of the Isle of Youth, the....

Analogue broadcasts to end on December 31

HÀ NỘI — Central and local television stations must stop analogue broadcasting before December 31, 2018, under an amendment to Decision No 2451/QD-TTg on transmission, terrestrial TV broadcasting digitalisation by 2020. The rule was approved by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on March 14.

Section 44 set to boost digital TV

The government's planned invocation of Section 44 of the interim charter to delay licence payments for both digital TV operators and winners of the 900-megahertz spectrum will be a boon to their financial liquidity, with True Corporation Plc and BEC World expected to reap the biggest windfall, analysts say.

Nar renews its ‘Qutu’ offer

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16. Trend: Nar has renewed its ‘Qutu’ offer, which allows the users to save their time and money. ‘Qutu’ is a unique all-in-one product, offering fiber-optic internet and digital TV for homes, countrywide calling minutes to all directions and mobile internet services.

AirMedia Group Inc. ADR

. AirMedia Group Inc. engages in selling advertising time slots on air travel advertising network. It also sells advertisements on digital television screens on the airplanes. The company was founded by Herman Man Guo on April 12, 2007 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Pages 596: Feasibility of Estimating Cloudy-Sky Surface Longwave Net Radiation Using Satellite-Derived Surface Shortwave Net Radiation

Abstract Surface longwave net radiation (LWNR) is a vital component in the surface radiation budget. Major progress has been made in the estimations of clear-sk...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings: UN

The UN on Thursday hailed a significant increase in women listed as inventors in global patent filings over the past decade, but warned a pronounced gender gap ...

Wellington school to completely drop NCEA in favour of Cambridge exams

A private girls' school says it's the first in Wellington to drop NCEA assessments altogether in favour of another system. Principal of Chilton Saint James Scho...

Nationwide raids round up illegal foreigners

Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, deputy commissioner of tourist police, oversees the interrogation of foreign suspects at a hotel in Bangkok, one of 118 locations r...

Arthur eager for Pakistan to resume full home cricket schedule

Nine years on from the armed attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore, Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur says he hopes "we're really close" to the world's leading ...

MIL-OSI USA: International Intellectual Property Day

Source: US International Trade Administration. This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Stevan Mitchell, Director, Offic...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...