AIB media industry news desk

Striking where it hurts

Qatari pay-TV operator claims widespread Saudi-backed piracy harming its services Subscription TV services are often targeted by individuals and rogue operators eager to access content for free, sometimes to redistribute it for profit. Subscription-only sports and...

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AIB industry briefing | May 2018

The Association for International Broadcasting has published its latest industry briefing, highlighting a selection of the stories we've reported here on the AIB website and adding additional news items that will be of interest to our global audience. You can receive...

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CSA confirms Saragosse at FMM

On 18 April, Marie-Christine Saragosse was reappointed CEO of the France Médias Monde (FMM) the group in charge of French international broadcasting for another five-year term. Saragosse, who had been in charge of FMM since 2012, had to leave her post in mid-February...

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Deutsche Welle at 65

Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's public international broadcaster, marked its 65th anniversary in May. DW was launched on 3 May 1953 with a speech by then Federal President Theodor Heuss who addressed the “dear listeners in faraway countries”. DW started broadcasting...

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VRT to drop digital terrestrial TV broadcasts in December

Flemish public broadcaster VRT has announced that it is to end its DVB-T digital terrestrial TV (DTT) broadcasts on 1 December. VRT DTT offer is available in Flanders and the Brussels region. VRT says that the high cost of operating this service (€1m a year) is not...

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MediaTech 360

Digital disruptions have created new ways to reach, talk to and analyse consumers, forcing media entities to redefine their business models away from their legacy roots. Broadcasters, publishers and content providers alike must adapt to change and invest in technology...

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SatADSL and Camtel team up to connect Cameroon

SatADSL’s VSAT solutions are set to provide ubiquitous coverage to a range of enterprises and communities across the country. Yaoundé, Cameroon, and Brussels, Belgium, May 21, 2018 – SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite, and Camtel –...

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BBC News in Thai and Burmese on Thailand’s Khaosod

News content from the BBC in Thai and Burmese is now available via Thailand’s leading news website, Khaosod. Selected daily updated stories from the BBC News Thai website, bbc.com/thai, and the BBC News Burmese website, bbc.com/burmese, appear on Khaosod’s Thai- and...

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