Tag Archives: Broadcasters

Broadcasters want compatible 3D TV service

The rollout of 3D TV services has been fast and unrestricted, meaning that the consumer is faced with a choice of formats and equipment. For the consumer this is confusing, with.. more
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Ofcom works on product placement rules

The media regulator Ofcom has published its product placement rules. This has come at the right time for many broadcasters as advertising revenues struggle and product placement opens up a new.. more
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Studios could disable STB ports

It seems that over in the USA a ruling by The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) means that the big film studios could have the power to switch off some of the.. more
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Pay TV fuels euro recovery

A new study produced by the European Audiovisual Observatory has used data available from the top twelve leading TV broadcasters to gauge how the industry coped in 2009. According to the report, it seems that the broadcasters performed much better than expected; in fact they.. more
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Ofcom could change TV ad rules

The media regulator Ofcom will be launching a consultation that could see the end to rules that govern advertising on ITV1, Channel Four and Five. It is believed that the changes could mean that these broadcasters will be able to bundle airtime across the channels... more
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DTG switches sides on BBC Canvas

It was not that long ago when the Digital TV Group looked as if it was backing the multi channel video on demand (VoD) service Project Canvas. But now it seems that the industry body, which represents companies like BSkyB, Dixons, Freeview, Pace and Samsung,.. more
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VoD could fuel online advertising

With the increased interest in watching TV via the internet, many producers and broadcasters have been using this to their advantage as it offers another platform from where they are able to deliver content direct to the consumer. However it is not just the broadcasters.. more
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Broadcasters ponder Champions League or Election Debates

Following a few slip ups by certain members of the government, it seems that the UK could be looking at a General Election on the 6th May. This is fine but, as the main UK broadcasters prepare for the first ever US-style election debates, one.. more
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Broadcasters face VoD advertising challenge

Broadcasters could be losing out on millions of pounds worth of advertising though their video on demand (VoD) services. According to a report prepared by the accountancy firm Price Waterhouse Coopers, if broadcasters do not effectively monetise their VoD offerings, they could be losing out.. more
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Freesat to beta test hybrid broadcast

The first deployment of the hybrid broadcast broadband MHEG Interaction Channel (MHEG IC) will be on the free to view satellite service Freesat. The announcement has been welcomed by The International MHEG Promotion Alliance (IMPALA). The service will allow users to access the BBC’s iPlayer.. more
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