Daily Archive: June 13, 2011

Jun 13

TV networks to receive rebate

Tweet Free-to-air television networks in Australia will receive a rebate on their fees for use of broadcast spectrum worth at least $100 million, News Limited reports. It states Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has agreed that a 50 per cent fees rebate should continue to the end of the review period. Lobby group Free TV Australia …

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Jun 13

China’s YOU On Demand raises $10.9m in private placement

Tweet YOU On Demand, China’s first national pay-per-view and video on demand (VOD) platform, has closed a private placement of its common shares with a group of institutional and accredited investors. The company received gross proceeds of $10,917,806 (£6.6m) through the sale of 124,065,972 common shares. Read more: China’s YOU On Demand raises $10.9m in …

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Jun 13

KBP backs rollout of digital terrestrial TV

Tweet MANILA, Philippines -The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) said Filipino viewers would benefit the most once digital terrestrial television (DTT) broadcasting is rolled out. But before broadcast networks can roll out, they still have to wait for the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to finish the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) that will …

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Jun 13

This Cloud won’t burst in India

Tweet Lack of high-speed internet makes icloud service a distant dream in the country. Cloud computing has already rewritten some longstanding IT rules, but Google, Amazon and now Apple, are betting you want your music and other multimedia content in the cloud. A cloud service essentially refers to the practice of storing content online and …

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Jun 13

Two thirds of mobile TV apps checked daily

Tweet In what it calls a groundbreaking look at the life cycle of apps—from how they’re found, how they are subsequent used or not used—MTV Networks (MTVN) has revealed that two thirds of mobile TV apps are used at least once daily. Overall, and as a clear indication as to the importance of marketing especially …

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