Daily Archive: October 28, 2011

Oct 28

Which player can steal more eyeballs in pay-TV market?

Tweet PAY TV there has been some failures in the past. Mega TV, FineTV and MiTV never made it big. In fact, some just closed shop after a few months of ambitious screening. Running a pay-TV business requires deep pockets, content that appeals, low pricing and wide reach. However, repetitive programming irks and the station …

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Oct 28

Kenneth Eswaran behind new pay-TV venture

Tweet Businessman Datuk K.K. Eswaran, who has close ties with Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s family, is behind the new cable television venture Nilamas Corporation Sdn Bhd, which is to start service as early as the first half of next year, say industry sources. The Malaysian Insider understands that the company, which expects to spend RM2 …

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Oct 28

China denies ‘entertainment ban’

Tweet A few weeks ago it was widely reported that China had ‘banned’ entertainment-type programming especially that emanating from Taiwan and which frequently employed ‘Western’ presentation styles and fashions. BBC Monitoring reports that speculation has arisen whether the state TV regulator has decided to stop Hong Kong and Taiwan entertainers from participating in mainland China’s …

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Oct 28

Cable marketers use Facebook to sell Movies On Demand

Tweet Major cable MSOs have launched a Facebook app that encourages subscribers to “like” movies that they watch on cable video-on-demand platforms. Read more: Cable marketers use Facebook to sell Movies On Demand – FierceCable http://www.fiercecable.com/story/cable-marketers-use-facebook-sell-movies-demand/2011-10-26#ixzz1c323JPuw Subscribe: http://www.fiercecable.com/signup?sourceform=Viral-Tynt-FierceCable-FierceCable

Oct 28

Mobile TV and video users choking networks

Tweet An upward trajectory of demand for higher-quality video resolution is leading to the increased impact on quality of mobile video and TV services. According to network optimisation firm Bytemobile’s latest Mobile Analytics Report, such network choking could spell problems for end users and operators alike as the former won’t get the best viewing experience …

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