Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 28

STAR increases ad rates by 20%

Tweet Advertisers may have to brace for an across-the-board rate increase in television advertising, as major TV broadcasters like Zee and Colors are looking to raise ad rates by 10-20 per cent. This decision was taken due to the increased investment in technology and growth in satellite TV audiences, adding to production and distribution costs. …

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Apr 28

Multi-screen challenge for free-to-air platforms

Tweet If Pay TV operators make a great job of multi-screen TV, and deliver a unified and increasingly personalised service experience across all screens in the home, and if the CE vendors evolve their Connected TV offers into multi-screen Connected TV, with synchronisation between the widescreen TV and tablets, as expected, where will that leave …

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Apr 28

NCC seeks end to cable TV monopolies

Tweet The National Communications Commission (NCC) is scheduled to announce new service areas for cable television services in October, with a county or city being the basic operational area. NCC spokesperson Chen Jeng-chang (???) said the policy was designed to tackle monopolies. Click here for complete story.

Apr 28

US wants India to have free satellite policy for DTH

Tweet Direct-to-home (DTH) operators in India have found support from outside home. Saddled with high entertainment taxes and transponder space crunch, they have always complained that the Indian government has not incentivised this ‘sunrise’ sector. Now the US wants India to have a free policy on the leasing of satellite space to the DTH operator. …

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Apr 28

Revenues for Broadband Satellite Services to Exceed US$9 Billion by 2020

Tweet Cambridge, MA – According to NSR’s latest market research report, Broadband Satellite Markets, 10th Edition released today, satellite broadband access is again the leading revenue generator with NSR forecasting revenues from these services will grow almost 15% annually over the coming ten years. NSR expects the total satellite broadband market to generate $9 billion in …

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