Tag Archive: Development

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 19

Population and Development Media Awards call for entries [Philippines]

Tweet Deadline: 31/08/11 Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Journalists and photographers from the Philippines can enter a competition on population and development. The Population and Development Media Awards, sponsored by the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLPCD), recognize journalists who raise public awareness on these two themes. Potential topics include the …

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May 19

Guardian international development competition seeks entries

Tweet Deadline: 13/06/11 The Guardian Amateur and professional journalists interested in international development can enter a competition. The Guardian International Development Journalism Competition, sponsored by Barclays and GlaxoSmithKline, aims to highlight crucial issues facing the developing world that are underrepresented by the media. Applicants should write a feature story on an aspect of global poverty. …

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May 16

The future of telecom in India

Tweet As an essential pillar for speedy augmentation of various industries, telecommunication can indicate our overall socio-economic development. Today, telecom is the catalyst of growth and expansion much beyond simply IT/ITES, e-Commerce and BPO. The transition, reforms and transformations that Indian telecom has witnessed are colossal with doubling, quadrupling figures. Current growth is unparalleled but …

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May 11

Conference to focus on media development

Tweet A conference on media development will be held next year in Brazil. The GFMD World Conference, sponsored by the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), will focus on developing new strategies for media development that respond to the information revolution. It is scheduled for April 2012 in Brasilia. As more information becomes available, it …

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