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Nov 18

India’s first mobile movie portal from Vuclip

Tweet California-based mobile video service provider Vuclip today launched India’s first independent mobile movie portal — Starlight Cinema. This would offer users the option of watching shortened feature films, movie clips, songs, reviews and trailers. Movies can be downloaded on low-end feature phones as well, without the need to download any application. Offering 9,000 movie …

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Oct 20

Australian content yes, but not so hot on drama

Tweet Australians support the need for local content on TV, especially in news, current affairs and Reality TV, but international dramas with higher production values appeal to them more than local dramas according to a report by the industry watchdog. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has found Australian television, as a whole, struggled to …

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Jun 07

Broadcasters in New Zealand lash out at online content regulation

Tweet Broadcasters have hit out at the Broadcasting Standards Authority’s call for more powers to regulate content through internet television services such as iSky and TVNZ Ondemand. The authority said its inability to oversee internet broadcasts was an anomaly that defied the intention of the Broadcasting Act. Chief executive Dominic Sheehan said it could regulate …

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May 26

StarHub, SingTel against MDA plan

Tweet A GOVERNMENT proposal to cap consumer pay-TV contracts at two years and pro-rate early-termination charges has not got the vote from industry heavyweights even as consumer advocates signal their approval. Last month, the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) issued a consultation paper inviting industry players to give their take on the two proposed …

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May 04

Satellite in crosshairs for 10 year spectrum goal

Tweet The communications regulator is gearing up for discussions with C-band satellite operators in an attempt to migrate a portion of the spectrum required for the television broadcast services to meet growing demand for mobile broadband. In its Towards 2020: Future spectrum requirements for mobile broadband report released this week, the Australian Communications and Media …

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