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Isle of Man set for national TV channel

Isle of Man set for national TV channel

UK local TV licensee That’s Media Group has expressed interest in setting up a national TV channel on the Isle of Man. The announcement was made by Kent Walwin, Owner…

RTÉ’s Forbes: “Irish public media on precipice”

RTÉ’s Forbes: “Irish public media on precipice”

Dee Forbes, Director General of Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), the national public service broadcaster of the Republic of Ireland, has delivered a strong defence of public service broadcasting, in particular…

Spain: Only 10% of TVs will be ready for DVB-T2

In five years 90 per cent of the existing 37.4 million TV sets in Spain will become obsolete with Spaniards being obliged to renew them or buy an adapter due…

India plans Ofcom-style regulator

India already has plenty of media-related regulator whether via the Ministry of Broadcasting, TRAI (the Telecom Regulatory Authority) as well as the Press Council of India, which monitors print. There’s…

India to charge former ISRO satellite officials

India’s Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) has said it will proceed with charges against key officials at India’s Space Research Organisation (ISRO) over an alleged fraud and loss of millions.…

PEMRA bans Pak News

Pakistan’s PEMRA media regulator has revoked the satellite TV broadcast licences of Bol News and Bol Entertainment, which broadcasts as Pak News. Pakistan’s Interior Ministry has allegedly rescinded the security…

FTTH lobby seeks 5G role

FTTH lobby seeks 5G role

The FTTH Council Europe – whose mission is to accelerate ubiquitous, fibre-based connectivity for a competitive Gigabit Society – has organised a cross-industry debate in the European Parliament that will…

Indian satellite scandals probed

India’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is demanding action over alleged malpractice by the country’s Department of Space (DoS) in how transponder satellite capacity was awarded to private direct-to-home broadcasters. The…

Finland: DNA switching completely to DVB-T2

Finnish telco DNA has announced that its remaining DVB-T format pay-TV channels will switch to DVB-T2 technology on May 17th. The majority of terrestrial-network pay-TV channels and all HD channels…

European creatives’ country-of-origin licensing warning

Over 400 audiovisual sector leaders covering all 28 Member States have signed a letter urging the EU Institutions to “reject and abandon” a proposal that they suggest “undermines the entire…