Daily Archive: March 25, 2011

Mar 25

Pay TV is not a luxury : CASBAA India Forum

Tweet The government of India must re-think its approach to satellite services and start treating DTH and cable TV suppliers as a mass market communications providers rather than a luxury sector – and adjust tax levels appropriately. This was clearest message from the CASBAA India Satellite Industry Forum on Tuesday, 22 March 2011 in New …

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Mar 25

AsiaSat announces 2010 annual results

Tweet Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited announces its 2010 annual results for the year ended 31 December 2010. FinaAsiaSat? Executive Chairman, Peter Jackson, said, “For our business, the two key drivers of long-term growth remain the technological advantages that satellites offer over terrestrial systems as a platform for the broadcast industry, and a healthy level …

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Mar 25

Digital changing the way TV functions: John Medeiros, CASBAA

Tweet Is digitisation the way forward for cable television or is a more fundamental shift in the way we consume content the natural next step? Experts in the field argue that digitisation is inevitable, and particularly as the government talks about a total blackout of analog television signals by 2015, the implementation of systems like …

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Mar 25

3D market blooms with 95 million devices by end of 2011

Tweet The sense that the 3D market is getting fresh impetus has arrived in the form of a new survey that predicts that more than a third of homes will buy 3DTV in the next three years. Read more: 3D market blooms with 95 million devices by end of 2011 | News | Rapid TV …

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Mar 25

iPlayer, Netflix to enable OTT to gain twice as many viewers as IPTV

Tweet It’s not only the cable industry that should be watching over the top video: new research from Informa Telecoms & Media has revealed that OTT viewers will soon outnumber IPTV viewers. In its new report, Informa predicts that the enduring popularity of the BBC iPlayer and Netflix will mean that by 2015, 380 million …

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