Daily Archive: April 12, 2011

Apr 12

SOLMAS Journalism Trainer – Honiara, Solomon Islands

Tweet The Solomon Islands Media Assistance Scheme (SOLMAS) is intended to improve the reach and quality of Solomon Islands media.  The Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) is currently considering extension of SOLMAS to a third phase to be managed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).  The ABC is advertising this position subject …

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Apr 12

YouTube goes Live with online video

Tweet Pushing even further its forays into professional online video content, YouTube has unveiled the initial rollout of YouTube Live, which will integrate live streaming capabilities streamed a number of popular concerts and sporting events. The online video provider says that that it has offered the live streaming capabilities in direct response to user feedback. Read …

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Apr 12

Cinema chain hits back in premium VOD row

Tweet The proposed by Hollywood majors to offer premium VOD services just 60 days after films’ release in cinema will threaten the health of the cinema business warns AMC Entertainment, who owns 361 cinemas with 5,203 screens across the US. Warner Brothers, Fox, Sony and Universal plan to use so called p-VOD to offer films …

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Apr 12

Spectrum audit, merger reforms in new telecom policy

Tweet Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday unveiled the broad framework of a new telecom policy which would bring in reforms such as audit of spectrum usage, de-linking of spectrum allocation and licences, and change of merger and acquisition guidelines, among others. “We want regular audit and review of usage of spectrum by various agencies. We …

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