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Thailand endorses pay-TV

CASBAA’s Thailand in View forum concluded with an endorsement of the power of pay-TV by H.E. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand. The Prime Minister championed regulatory change to support…

News Corp: ‘Ofcom report is tainted’

In a rebuttal of Ofcom’s recommendation to Department of Culture Media Sport to refer to the Competition Commission its bid for BSkB, News Corporation has accused the regulator of producing…

Sky Deutschland via Android

Sky Deutschland AG plans to introduce a live television application for tablet computers powered by Google Inc.’s Android operating system this year, following it availability on Apple iPad.  Chief Executive…

Sky shuffles EPG line up

Sky shuffles EPG line up

Sky has confirmed a number of changes to its Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Taking effect from February 1st, the changes represent one of the biggest updates to the channel line…

Roku gets first linear channel

Roku has announced a carriage deal with entertainment network WealthTV, the company’s first distribution deal with a 24/7 linear cable channel. WealthTv will make its high-definition network feed available to…

T-HT Croatia boosts pay-TV with Eutelsat

T-HT, Croatia’s leading telecom operator has selected the 16 degrees East satellite neighbourhood operated by Eutelsat to extend the reach of its MAXtv pay-TV platform to all homes across Croatia.…

Hunt: BSkyB decision bound to be challenged

Jeremy Hunt, UK Culture Secretary, admitted that whatever decision he took on referring the News Corp BSkyB bid to the Competition Commission it was bound to be judicially challenged by…

Sky Deutschland: Subs up but needs more cash

Sky Deutschland: Subs up but needs more cash

Sky Deutschland has turned the corner on declining subscriber numbers, but wants to support the upturn with more investment in HD. Controlling shareholder News Corp has agreed to increase the…

News Corp seeks government meetings

It has emerged that senior executives of News Corp are seeking meetings with either ministers or civil servants responsible for clearing or blocking its attempt to take full control of…

Canal Digital Sweden gets ahead with Pace

Pace Networks, the specialised division of digital pay-TV technologist Pace, has confirmed that Canal Digital Sweden, part of the Nordic television distributor network and ISP, Canal Digital, is to deploy…