Japan: internet head looks to shake up the broadcast biz

Schwarzacher, Lukas
April 2005
Variety;4/4/2005, Vol. 398 Issue 7, pA18
Trade Publication
Reports on developments in the television broadcasting industry in Japan as of April 2005. Plan of Internet service portal Livedoor to acquire FujiTV; Reason behind the ability of companies outside the traditional broadcasting business to get involved in hybrid media services; Actions being taken by the Commercial Broadcasters Association to prevent hostile bids such as that of Livedoor.


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