Don't Make Enemy for a Lifetime
- Al-Jazeera: media pariah or pioneer? Higgins, Jonathan // Satellite Broadband;Apr2002, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p20
Comments on Al-Jazeera, the Arabic television news channel covering the U.S. war on terrorism in Afghanistan. Origins of the news channel; Revenue sources of the channel; Relationship with Cable News Network; Allegations against Al-Jazeera.
- Via Digital wants more exposure with Playboy. Hopewell, John // Variety;06/01/98, Vol. 371 Issue 4, p29
Reports that Spanish digital operator Via Digital has signed up exclusive carriage rights to Playboy TV. Details on the Playboy deal; Information on Via Digital; Appointment of economist Juan Ruiz as Via's managing director.
- L. America cable systems squelch ads for DirecTV. Zbar, Jeffery D. // Advertising Age;7/8/1996, Vol. 67 Issue 28, p8
This article reports that eight out of ten advertisement-supported television networks who are introducing satellite service DirecTV into Latin American have been forced to stop the advertisement or be dropped by cable system operators in the region. The move follows threats from Brazilian...
- Who Will Broadcast AlJazeera? G.G. // New York;11/20/2006, Vol. 39 Issue 41, p11
The article reports that satellite television provider Dish Network will be the U.S. distributor for Al Jazeera International, the English-speaking spinoff of the Arabic news channel. Dish Network was the only distributor willing to work out a deal with the channel's financial backer, the Emir...
- SHVERA, SHVURA-- Let's Settle on STELA! Eggerton, John; Gibbons, Kent // Multichannel News;11/16/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p6
The article focuses on the Senate Commerce Committee's Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA) in 2009 in the U.S. It questions the impact of the amendment that advances the timetable for carrying non-commercial stations' high definition (HD) signals on the local-into-local...
- MED TV KURDISH SATELLITE TELEVISION. // Kurdish Life;Summer95, Issue 15, p12
The article offers information on MED TV, the first international satellite television station which offers a complete schedule of Kurdish-language programs. The television programs are offered to Kurdish audience worldwide in three dialects: Kurmanji, Sorani and Zaza. The television station,...
- COMPETITION IS GETTING REAL IN CHINESE TV: A MOMENT OF CONFRONTATION BETWEEN CCTV AND HSTV. Yong Zhong // Media International Australia (8/1/07-current);Aug2007, Issue 124, p68
China Central Television (CCTV) and Hunan Satellite Television (HST) have engaged in a moment of confrontation. The two networks have great stakes in that confrontation, and each has a lot to gain or to lose, including access to television utilities, reach to national audiences and share of the...
- China's Phoenix TV lands in U.S. market. Chung, Winnie // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;11/28/2000, Vol. 365 Issue 43, p67
Reports that Hong Kong-based mainland Chinese satellite provider STAR TV has entered the United State market with soft launch of its 24-hour Phoenix North America Chinese Channel. Availability of the channel through U.S. satellite platform DirecTV; Content of the channel.
- IPTV's biggest challenge: Growing the market. Vittore, Vince // Telephony;2/20/2006, Vol. 247 Issue 3, p10
The article reports the biggest challenge faced by the telecommunications industry on how to increase its market obtaining Internet Protocol Television service . The 12th annual report of the Federal Communications Commission on video competition resulted to a decline market share of the...