Myanmar implements Intelsat satellite solutions to advance 2G and 3G wireless network infrastructure deployment goals

Posted on May 27, 2016 in AIB News Feed

Intelsat (NYSE:  I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) of Myanmar will utilize services on two Intelsat satellites to advance the deployment of the country’s wireless communications infrastructure, and expand broadband access for businesses. The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement awarded under the authority of the MOTC will allow the Government of Myanmar to significantly enhance the Myanmar government’s network as well as other mobile operators’ networks, hastening the expansion of high speed broadband and internet connectivity to business and communities throughout Myanmar. “Over...

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NHK WORLD TV launches on Tata Sky in India

Posted on May 27, 2016 in AIB News Feed

NHK WORLD TV, a 24-hr English language channel, has inked a deal to offer its channel on Tata Sky Limited, one of the largest pay DTH operators in India. The successful launch on Friday, May 6th, 2016 sees four million Tata Sky subscribers accessing NHK WORLD TV which broadcasts around the clock, fulfilling the need for immediate and timely news updates and entertainment. “With the longstanding close cultural and economic ties shared between Japan and India, NHK WORLD TV’s programs will further strengthen those bonds by offering subscribers a source of information from a Japanese- and Asian-centric perspective. We...

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AIB welcomes Khadija Ismayilova’s release

Posted on May 25, 2016 in AIB news archive

Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court has ordered that RFE/RL journalist Khadija Ismayilova be released from custody after reducing her prison term from 7 1/2 years in custody to a suspended term of 3 1/2 years. The court made the decision on May 25 after hearing an appeal by the journalist. “This is a great day for Khadija, and for all journalists and for free speech everywhere,” RFE/RL Editor in Chief Nenad Pejic said. “We are overjoyed for Khadija and her family and can’t wait for her to get back to work.” The Baku court’s decision is “truly great news,” U.S. Undersecretary...

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Euronews reveals its new visual identity and its new claim “All Views”

Posted on May 17, 2016 in AIB News Feed

On Tuesday 17 May at 22:00 CET, Euronews will unveil its new look and new logo inspired by its new strategic vision. From the prestigious de GRISOGONO party at Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc during the Cannes Festival, Michael Peters, CEO of Euronews, will officially unveil Euronews’ new look and feel which reflects the ground-breaking “All Views” philosophy.   The modernization of the brand has been created in tight cooperation between internationally renowned agencies and Euronews’ teams led by Grégory Samak, its Creative Director. A brand campaign conceived by FRED & FARID Paris will emphasize the new Euronews’ look and vision....

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AIB condemns leaking of thousands of journalists’ personal data

Posted on May 12, 2016 in AIB News Feed, General Broadcast, News from AIB, News from Members, Slider

The Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) has today – 12 May 2016 – condemned the leaking of the personal details of thousands of journalists and media workers who have reported from eastern Ukraine and the support for the publication by member of the Ukrainian parliament. Above – Simon Spanswick, AIB chief executive, interviewed on RT English On 7th May, a group of hackers claimed on the website Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) that they had breached computers used by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to keep track of journalists they had allowed to work in the region. The hackers published a database...

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RT Exclusive: Victory Day in 360

Posted on May 9, 2016 in AIB News Feed

RT has pioneered in offering a VR broadcast of the parade as part of its special coverage of the 71st anniversary of Victory Day.   The 360-degree panoramic video captured by RT’s camera gives a bird’s-eye view of the Red Square, as seen from a group of Mil Mi-8АМТSh helicopters, as well as a real feel of being in the cockpit of a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter, part of the famous Russian Knights aerobatics team.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x3JnYdzNZI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6K5gsgIcds   RT’s unique panoramic footage from self-propelled howitzers Koalitsiya SV and Msta-S» offers a tour around Moscow as part of an armoured column.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS-vdeK2S5s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeuZ4FPEg-8   Earlier, RT was the first TV channel to offer a live 360-degree HD broadcast of the Victory Day parade rehearsal using its special, fully immersive camera....

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