Content trading platform EurovisionShowcase.com launches at Mipcom

Posted on Sep 30, 2011 in AIB news archive | 0 comments

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU)* will demonstrate its new online content trading platform EurovisionShowcase.com on the Eurovision TV stand (G3.01) and at the Internet Zone (Level 0) at MIPCOM in Cannes, 3–6 October. EurovisionShowcase.com captures programming and formats from around the globe enabling creators to showcase their work and buyers to source compelling content for their channels. Andy Wood, CEO, Eurovision London Limited (EBU...

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VOA Reporter Helps ‘Put South Sudan on the Map’

Posted on Sep 30, 2011 in AIB news archive | 0 comments

Voice of America reporter John Tanza Mabusu is getting credit for successfully pushing the world’s largest online map sites to recognize the new Republic of South Sudan, which gained independence more than two months ago, but is still not shown on most maps. “When South Sudan was declared an independent nation, we were all excited,” says Tanza. So, he was surprised when online sites didn’t quickly update their maps to reflect the emergence of...

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AIBs 2011 – our sponsors

Posted on Sep 30, 2011 in AIB news archive | 0 comments

Eurosport are the sponsors of the AIBs category “Best cross-media production”. Eurosport is the leading sports entertainment group in Europe and boasts six TV channels worldwide. The flagship channel Eurosport is the no 1 pan-European TV channel, broadcast in 20 languages and reaching 125 million homes across 59 countries. OASYS are the sponsors of the AIBs category “Most innovative technology”. OASYS has been leading...

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Yahoo! Maktoob partners with the Association for International Broadcasting to host the People’s Choice Award

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11 SEPTEMBER 2011 – Yahoo! Maktoob and the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) have announced that the 2011 People’s Choice Award will be hosted on Yahoo! Maktoob, harnessing the site’s enormous reach, which includes over 55 million users in the Middle East and North Africa. The People’s Choice is the category in the AIB’s international media excellence awards which is open to online viewers everywhere who vote for their favourite...

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AP announces deal to provide video news in HD from North Korea

Posted on Sep 29, 2011 in AIB news archive | 0 comments

The Associated Press (AP) today announced an exclusive deal between its video newsgathering arm, Associated Press Television News (APTN), and North Korea to provide video news coverage in high definition to international broadcasters from the country. The three-year agreement represents a unique partnership with North Korean state broadcaster, KRT, and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. Under the deal, Associated Press Television...

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