Daily Archive: April 11, 2011

Apr 11

Philippines: Willie slams selective rules for TV shows

Tweet WILLIE Revillame’s camp reiterated its appeal for a level playing field and for authorities not to be selective on setting rules for what is permissible on television. They also asked that sanctions be imposed and stricter guidelines set on an industry-wide basis. The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board on Friday reconstituted its …

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Apr 11

India: Online advertising to grow 50 per cent annually

Tweet Online advertising, besides being ‘smart and sexy’ also spells big money. It was worth Rs1,000 crore in India in 2010 and is expected to witness a 50 per cent jump this year, according to Rajan Anandan, managing director, Google India. Sharing his thoughts on the future of online advertising, Anandan told participants at GoaFest …

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Apr 11

UNESCO calls for participation in online debate on mobile phone for development

Tweet UNESCO is launching the first in a series of debates on ICTs and development on the WSIS Platform of Communities on 11 April. This first debate will focus on the Social and Economic Impact of Mobile Phones in Developing Countries. Mobile phones have made personal communications readily accessible, for the first time, to women …

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Apr 11

Global Open Access Portal: Call for consultants

Tweet UNESCO, with the support of Colombia, Norway and United States of America, is developing a portal on Open Access (OA) to present a high-level snapshot of the state of OA around the world. Entitled Global Open Access Portal (GOAP), the tool is supposed to be the first destination for users seeking information on OA. …

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Apr 11

Residential gateways show increasing support for IPTV

Tweet A new survey into the home video market has revealed IPTV as the fastest-growing service that operators expect to offer over their residential gateways. According to the Infonetics Research report, such gateways have begun ensuring the successful delivery of multiple broadband services such as and indeed IPTV to homes in order to assist operators …

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