Tag Archive: convergence

Aug 04

Former NCC chair publishes book about regulator

Tweet Former National Communications Commission (NCC) chairperson Bonnie Peng published a book yesterday in which she described the nation’s regulator of broadcast media as an institution that has the “sticks,” but lacks the “carrots.” NCC and Digital Convergence: A Brief Introduction to the Digital Convergence Policy was written after she stepped down in August last …

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May 27

Connected TV operators need strategy – quickly

Tweet Research from Capablue is advising those actively looking at connected TV to nail down quickly a robust strategy to take advantage of the potential opportunities even though the industry is in its infancy. The web-tv convergence company believes that fundamentally the connected TV market is evolving rapidly and broadcasters need to pursue flexible strategies …

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Apr 07

Cable Cord-Cutting On the Rise throughout North America

Tweet Cable television providers and other pay TV operators should take heed. There’s more evidence that Netflix and other companies that provide television programming and other video content via the Internet are becoming a genuine threat. In its latest report, Convergence Consulting Group estimates that 1 percent of Canadian TV subscribers will cut their subscriptions in …

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Mar 29

China’s cable networks to digitalise by 2015

Tweet China’s cable networks to digitalise by 2015 Wednesday 23 Mar 2011 State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) Vice-Minister, Tian Jin, said that China aims to digitalise all of its cable television networks by 2015. “For cable TV operators, digitalisation is the key to move towards the three-network convergence,” Mr Tian said on …

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Mar 23

China: Cable TV networks to go digital

Tweet China aims to digitalize all of its cable television networks above the county level by 2015, stepping up the pace to advance the convergence of cable television, telecommunications, and the Internet, said a government official. The country’s cable TV subscribers reached 187 million by the end of last year, of which digital TV users …

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