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Dec 05

Nikkei, TBS To Ally On Content Service, Development

Tweet TOKYO (Nikkei)–Nikkei Inc. and Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings Inc. (9401) on Friday announced they will form a business partnership to jointly develop and provide content for growing new markets created by globalization and emerging cross-media. Nikkei and TBS will create content and handle sales operations. TV Tokyo Holdings Corp. (9413), which has close ties …

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Oct 04

Taiwan’s 75% digitization of cable TV in 2015 thought to be difficult target

Tweet The Taiwan government has upwardly adjusted the 2015 target proportion of all cable TV subscribers for digitized cable TV users from 50% originally to 75%, and MSOs (multi-system operators of cable TV) and even the National Communications Commission (NCC) hold the conservative opinion that the target will be difficult to attain. The promotion of …

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Sep 21

China begins to purge ‘vulgar’ shows from television

Tweet Super Girl, one of China’s most popular talent shows, has become the first major casualty of a new campaign to cleanse Chinese television of “vulgar” programming. The show, produced by Hunan Satellite Television, attracted as many as 400 million viewers in its heyday to watch would-be pop stars sing off against each other. However, …

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Aug 26

DTH Technology Executives Discuss Challenges for Pay-TV Industry

Tweet Today’s broadcast market provides a much more complex video environment for traditional satellite pay-TV providers catering to insatiable consumer demands for 3-D and HD content on different screens. It is no secret that video services remain the lifeblood of the satellite industry and that the success of DTH operators around the world fuels the …

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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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