The Year of Living Digitally
- Ascheim upped to Diginet chief. // Multichannel News;2/2/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p9
Deals with the appointment of Tom Ascheim as executive vice president and general manager of Nickelodeon Digital Television. Digital networks to be handled by Ascheim; Views of Cyma Zarghami, Nickelodeon Television president on Ascheim; Career background of Ascheim.
- MTV NETWORKS LISTENS UP. Prikios, Karen Anderson // Broadcasting & Cable;03/19/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p68
Focuses on the digital television services of MTV Networks. Aim of providing viewers with unique and diverse programming; Enhancement of network's connection to the audience; Offering of digital music, Spanish language music videos and rock music videos; Expansion of interactive offerings.
- MTV's Music Factory rocks with Freeview. Johnson, Debra // Daily Variety;10/8/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 2, p6
Reports that the Viacom-owned music web MTV has acquired a sport for its 24-hour Music Factory channel on Great Britain's free digital terrestrial platform, Freeview. Scheduled launch of the music channel; Other television channels to join the terrestrial platform.
- Digital evolution. Bainbridge, Jane // Marketing (00253650);10/5/2005, p34
This article reports that the majority of British households now have multichannel television. Whether received through cable service Freeview and other cables and satellite, consumers are demanding instant access to programmes, at a time to suit them. In 2012, when the government switches off...
- Digital transition: an expensive joke. Stern, Christopher // Variety;09/13/99, Vol. 376 Issue 4, p8
Offers a look at where the planned transition from analog television to digital in the United States is headed. Information on the study released by the Congressional Budget Office; How to meet the deadline of the digital transition; Reason the digital transition deadline was a joke.
- No spectrum fees in budget bills. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;06/30/97, Vol. 127 Issue 27, p14
Reports on the passage of separate budget bills in the Senate and the House of Representatives in June 1997 which contain no provision on digital television spectrum fees. Possible revival of the fees in the House-Senate conference to reconcile the two budget bills; Congressional and federal...
- MTV drops 24/7 service Peep from main iTV portal. // New Media Age;8/21/2003, p2
Reports on the decision of MTV to drop its 24/7 interactive TV channel Peep from main iTV portal as of August 2003. Comment from Matthew Kershaw, head of interactive at MTV Networks U.K., on the decision; Company MTV worked with in developing iTV functionality around the Total Request Live...
- The CBO plays CYA. Krauss // CED;Nov99, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p126
Focuses on the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that requires the United States Federal Communications Commission to take back analog television channels from broadcasters by 2006, and auction them off to raise money for the Treasury as stated by the Congressional Budget Office. Problems of the...
- Audience appeal. // Total Telecom Magazine;Feb2006 Supplement, p9
The article reports on the emergence of France as a leader in the uptake of television over digital subscriber lines. By the end of 2005, Free claimed 159,000 subscribers to its pay-television services, and France Telecom claims 180,000 subscribers. They plan to add high-definition television...