AIB media industry news desk

The AIBs 2017 – open for sponsorship

The AIBs 2017, the 13th annual competition for factual television, radio and online productions, are open for sponsorship. This increasingly important and influential contest reaches broadcasters and production companies throughout the world, with entries arriving...

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Smart TV vulnerabilities addressed

At its 85th meeting, the DVB Steering Board approved updates to TS 102 809 “Signaling and carriage of interactive applications and services in Hybrid broadcast/broadband environments” introducing an authentication mechanism to help prevent ‘Man in the Middle’ attacks...

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AIB industry briefing for February

The latest edition of the AIB's media industry briefing has been published. This regular newsletter reaches a constantly growing audience of more than 27,000 media leaders in over 150 countries globally. In this edition: MBC+ on Ooredoo Eutelsat reaches 1,000 HD...

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RMIT ABC Fact Check relaunched

RMIT University and ABC News have partnered to relaunch award-winning news service Fact Check, to be based in Melbourne at the University’s new state-of-the-art Media Precinct. From March, RMIT ABC Fact Check will once again test and adjudicate on the accuracy of...

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Qatar’s Ooredoo TV channel launched with MBC content

Ooredoo and MBC GROUP hosted a star-studded event at the Museum of Islamic Art last night to launch the exclusive new MBC+ Ooredoo Channel for Ooredoo TV subscribers. The event was attended by Ooredoo Qatar CEO Waleed Al Sayed, MBC GROUP CEO Sam Barnett and a host of...

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Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 HD channels

HD pace accelerates across Eutelsat video neighbourhoods 240 new channels in 2016 represents ↗30% growth High Definition TV continues to gain ground across the broadcast satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) with the 240 HD channels...

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