Daily Archive: August 19, 2011

Aug 19

SkyCable cleared by NTC from TV5 poor signal claim

Tweet MANILA, Philippines – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has cleared SkyCable from claims lodged by TV5 that the cable TV provider is responsible for the poor transmission signal in Cebu. TV5 complained of a double-image reception of its programs shown in Cebu. It blamed Sky Cable for this.??As such, Sky Cable sought the assistance …

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Aug 19

Nielsen In Tests With TWC, Cablevision To Measure iPad Viewing

Tweet Nielsen has initiated tests with Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Systems and two programmers to try to measure live TV viewing on the cable operators’ iPad applications. The effort is still in “an R&D stage,” said Matt O’Grady, Nielsen’s executive vice president of media audience measurement. “Right now, iPad streaming is not having an impact …

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Aug 19

MTV-owner Viacom eyes international expansion

Tweet Viacom has appointed Macky Drese as vice president of international sales, indicating the media juggernaut has designs on expanding its global reach for advertising. The announcement follows the success that Viacom company MTV has gained in a global collaboration with Volkswagen as its exclusive media and brand solutions partner for the launch of 21st …

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Aug 19

Two billion units, 70% of revs: connected devices flourish

Tweet The true extent of just what a connected world it is has been shown by research revealing that connected CE devices will account for 70% of the CE market’s value by the end of 2011 According to the research from the Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices (CHD) service, connectivity has become a key feature …

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Aug 19

Fox International debuts original Asian production, K-Pop Star Hunt

Tweet Fox International Channels (FIC) has launched tvN K-Pop Star Hunt, its first original entertainment programme produced in Asia. The show, an Asian answer to the American Idol programme format, is co-produced by Fox, Korean broadcaster CJ Media, and entertainment production company Cube Entertainment. Read more: Fox International debuts original Asian production, K-Pop Star Hunt …

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