Tag Archive: National

Nov 09

CCTV ad auction draws record bids

Tweet The annual landmark advertisement auction by China Central Television (CCTV), the country’s sole national TV station, drew record bids this year on Tuesday, boosted by major events such as the 2012 Olympic Games and widespread optimism about the business environment. The auction, widely perceived as a barometer of the country’s economic situation, drew bids …

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Oct 18

THE 2011 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST

Tweet As a leader in capturing our world through brilliant imagery, National Geographic announces the next photo contest. Send us your winning shots in any of these three categories: people, places, and nature. Please submit images that accurately reflect the captured moment in time. In other words, keep it real. Judged on creativity and photographic …

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Sep 21

Airwaves must be free for all

Tweet The formation of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission was a major step forward for telecoms in the country. While the commission is under something of a legal cloud, it has received the green light to begin operations. After the disappointing and frustrating experiences of its forerunner, there is hope that the NBTC can …

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Sep 06

Philippines to decide digital TV standard ‘before year end’

Tweet The Philippine government sees completion of the country’s shift to digital television taking place beyond 2015, as the regulator expects to take more time to decide on which standard to use, Business Worldreports. “At present, the target is still 2015. But this will most likely be changed as we are already pressed for time,” …

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Sep 02

Cable Experiences Little ‘Breakage,’ Advertisers Not Cutting Cords

Tweet A Wall Street report Wednesday says that even with a bumpy economy, advertisers aren’t pulling back on spending commitments made in the TV upfront market, while the scatter business remains robust. Also, national cable ad spending for 2011 is estimated to increase by 12%. With upfront agreements being wrapped now, there is “little apparent …

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