Daily Archive: August 1, 2011

Aug 01

Taiwan’s CBIT sets up cloud alliance

Tweet The Cable Broadband Institute in Taiwan (CBIT), a TV operators’ trade group, has set up an alliance to develop a cloud-application platform. The alliance is chaired by Fubon Financial Holdings chairman and CEO Daniel Tsai, who owns multi-system operator Kbro, which runs several cable TV channels. CBIT`s five multi-system operators, including Kbro, are initiators …

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Aug 01

Sky creates own 3D production company

Tweet Sky 3D has formed a new venture with Atlantic Productions for the creation of more original 3D programming. There are also output deals with Disney, MTV and Discovery. Sky and Atlantic have created Colossus Productions to develop 3D programming for domestic and international audiences. Atlantic Productions was behind the BAFTA award-winning Flying Monsters 3D …

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Aug 01

Agency Execs: Ad Budgets Slide In Q2, Digital Continues To Rise

Tweet Advertising budgets decreased during the second quarter of 2011, according to a survey of ad agency executives released Wednesday by Strata, the big media-buying processing firm owned by Comcast. The survey, which is the most recent in a quarterly series conducted by Strata, signals a reversal from the first quarter of the year, when …

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Aug 01

Australian pay-TV revenues rise

Tweet Australian subscription TV’s advertising revenue has increased by 7 percent in the first half of 2011, ChannelNewsreports. A report compiled by Ernst & Young reveals net ad revenue of over A$180 million (US$198 million) from 1 January to 30 June. Click here for complete story.

Aug 01

Indonesian Web users abandoning radio, print

Tweet Internet users in Indonesia are now spending more time online than they are reading newspapers or listening to the radio, according to a survey released by Yahoo! today, the Jakarta Globereports. The digital media company carried out the survey as part of its Net Index study, which surveys Internet penetration, usage and demographics. Click …

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