Daily Archive: October 21, 2011

Oct 21

All terrestrial TV stations to go digital by 2015

Tweet With this in mind, the government plans to award contracts to the private sector to undertake the job because of the high cost involved, which is more than RM2 billion. This amount was derived when the government undertook a study in 2000 on how much the conversion would cost them. The Ministry of Information, …

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Oct 21

OTT takes off into the mainstream

Tweet Over the top (OTT) video’s days as a marginal activity are over says a new report from Informa Telecoms & Media. Calculating that already 70% of all internet users are viewing OTT services, principally Netflix and Hulu in the US, the analyst expects interest in OTT video to continue to grow. Read more: OTT …

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Oct 21

DVB approves next step for 3D TV delivery

Tweet It may be struggling to gain a foothold to capture customers, but 3D delivery has likely been boosted considerably with the news that the DVB Steering Board has approved the commercial requirements for a second 3DTV delivery system. The so called ‘Service Compatible’ solution, termed DVB-3DTV ‘Phase 2a, is required by content deliverers so …

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Oct 21

Digital video advertising benefits from multi-platform approach

Tweet Smartclip has released findings from its annual industry research into the uptake of digital video advertising. The research shows that marketers are waking up to the opportunities presented by digital video advertising and adopting a multi-screen approach. The findings demonstrate how digital video and multiplatform advertising are now playing a substantial role in marketing …

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Oct 21

Westminster panel: Anti-piracy legislation should reflect consumer behaviour

Tweet Measures to combat illegal accessing and sharing of copyright material online should reflect actual consumer behaviour, rather than impose ‘carrot and stick’ remedies, according to panellists at the Westminster eForum Keynote Seminar on implementing provisions of the the UK’s Digital Economy Act relating to site-blocking and termination of Internet access . Click here for …

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