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- Casbaa gears up for legal clash with bars. Sudhaman, Arun // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;5/21/2004, p5
The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (Casbaa) is to take legal action against hundreds of bars and public venues, which it claims are committing pay-television (TV) piracy. Many of Hong Kong's bars screen sports and other broadcasts from Thai and Philippines satellite...
- EchoStar family tier not retailer-friendly. Zeithchik, Steven // Daily Variety;2/2/2006, Vol. 290 Issue 24, p23
The article examines the stipulation in the new offering of EchoStar Communications Corp. with retailers in the U.S. The new offering focuses on children, news and educational programming. One of the provisions deducts 100 dollars from the 300 dollars retailers paid for selling the system to a...
- Ed Op. Gloede, W.F. // Cable World (10427228);4/22/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p32
Comments on the debate over copyright protection in the U.S. as of April 2002. Impact of the outcome of the debate over video-on-demand technology in cable television; Opinion on charging U.S. viewers for subscribing to video-on-demand technology; Stand of the cable industry on the debate.
- PLUNDERING PAY TV. Groves, Don // Daily Variety;10/30/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 19, p8
Reports on a study commissioned by the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia, which shows the revenue lost by Asia's cable television industry to piracy in 2003. Estimated annual growth of pay television piracy; Problems concerning unlicensed operators, underdeclaration of...
- Pirate crackdown begins. Birchenough, Tom // Variety;08/17/98, Vol. 371 Issue 14, p31
Investigates piracy on television broadcasting in Russia. Comment from Mikhail Seslavinsky, director of Russia's Federal Television and Radio Service (FSTR); Details on some copyright infringements.
- NEW WORLD VIEWERS. Holdworth, Nick // Daily Variety;2/3/2011, Vol. 310 Issue 24, p22
The article reports on the need to keep with changes with the technology and fears of piracy which is important feature of the global television (TV) business, at the Meeting Point Television at the Gothenburg Film Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden.
- Canucks hit bird piracy. Tillson, Tamsen // Daily Variety;12/2/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 40, p18
Reports on the initiatives of the satellite industry and law enforcement agencies to prevent signal piracy in Canada. Raids conducted by the police force against suspected satellite pirates; Meeting of television distribution players to discuss action on piracy; Impact of signal piracy on the...
- Indies must hold the line on fees. Ellis, Mundy // Televisual;Jun2004, p23
Focuses on the imposition of tariffs to broadcast rights for television in Great Britain. Impact of tariffs to distributors; Improvement of services to clients for competition; Necessity for cost control in companies.
- Dust settling in Asia. Groves, Don // Variety;04/20/98, Vol. 370 Issue 10, p28
Scrutinizes the free-to-air broadcasters and United States distributors who supply the television programming in Sydney, New South Wales. Reason for the distributors' renegotiation of deals; Comments from Pal Cleary of Asia Pacific company.