AIB media industry news desk

Euronews and CGTN exchange content

Euronews and China Global Television Network, both official media partners of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY), have concluded a MOU to exchange and broadcast content that will highlight some of the most interesting destinations in Europe and China. The EU-China...

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WBU Position on C-Band June 2018

Background The World Broadcasting Unions International Media Connectivity Group (WBU-IMCG) Intentional Interference to Satellite Services Working Group (IISS) has drafted the following proposal for a WBU position on C-Band. In producing the proposed position below,...

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BBC’S Global audience rises to 376m

"At a time when Britain is forging a new relationship with nations around the world, the BBC’s global news services are more important than ever".Jamie Angus, Director, BBC World Service Group Date: 22.06.2018     Last updated: 22.06.2018 at 11.00 Category: World...

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Political Football – Intensifying FIFA 2018 piracy row

On 4 June the AIB reported that the Qatari pay-tv operator beIN, which owned exclusive rights to the FIFA World Cup 2018, was the target of what the network said was a widespread Saudi-backed piracy operation carried out through the beoutQ TV platform, an operation...

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Celebro Moscow available for bookings

AIB Member Celebro Media has opened new studio facilities in Washington DC and Moscow, with Los Angeles to follow in the coming weeks. Celebro Moscow overlooks the Kremlin and is available for stand-ups, interviews, discussion programmes and more - even during the...

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US international broadcaster cuts operations in Myanmar

Radio Free Asia (RFA), the private, nonprofit US government-funded corporation that broadcasts to Asian countries, halted its TV broadcasts to Myanmar saying it “will not compromise its code of journalistic ethics.” Myanmar RFA aired its last original TV broadcast on...

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Ruptly deploys a 5-camera UHD OB van in World Cup Coverage

Berlin, Germany - Ruptly provided original multi-camera live transmission of the pre - World Cup match with FIFA and Russian football legends in five different languages. The friendly game took place in Kaliningrad on June 3 and featured Brazil’s double World Cup...

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