Globecast and MEASAT to Distribute HGTV across Asia

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 in AIB News

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Globecast to distribute top U.S. Network, HGTV, on MEASAT-3. HGTV, which is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, one of the world’s leading producers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories, will debut as the first regional channel dedicated to the growing home and lifestyle category in Asia. On 4 December, HGTV will premiere...

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arvato Systems expands Digital Media Management team

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 in AIB News

With two  high-level appointments, arvato Systems Cologne demonstrates ongoing commitment to its Media and Broadcast customers: Matthias Dirks and Frank Schmitz will be working in Germany and abroad to optimize installation, implementation and support of arvato Systems Media Asset Management, Studio Production and Workflow Management solutions around the world. With highly-qualified IT specialist Matthias Dirks, arvato Systems has gained a Head...

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#iamabroadcaster – the AIB Global Media Summit

Posted on Nov 25, 2014 in AIB activities, AIB News, News from AIB

Save the date – 18-19 February 2015 #iamabroadcaster – the AIB Global Media Summit - will take place over two days in central London in February 2015. #iamabroadcaster will be the meeting of AIB Members and the wider media industry, drawing together leaders from around the world for two days of discussion and debate about the global media industry, with remarkable and inspiring contributors, curated by the Association for...

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Euronews Network now in Taiwan

Posted on Nov 25, 2014 in AIB News

Global News, the Taiwanese local satellite channel with 800,000 subscribers, to broadcast a premium Euronews information product. Euronews Network is expanding, welcoming Taiwan as its newest partner. Euronews and Global News, a general interest channel in Taipei, have just signed an agreement for the broadcast of the Euronews programme “News of the Week Review”.  Euronews Network is a new multi-service business line designed for...

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Greece’s OTE selects Eutelsat for broadband

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in AIB News, Slider

Greek telecoms operator OTE S.A has announced it has selected the KA-SAT satellite operated by AIB member Eutelsat Communications to deliver its new satellite broadband service to homes across Greece. The OTE Satellite Internet Service, delivering download speeds of up to 22Mbps and upload speeds of up to 6Mbps, will offer services across Greece to users who until now have been unable to reap the benefits of a quality broadband experience....

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Key findings of surveys on media in Africa

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in AIB News

Lack of support from African institutions and low development news coverage among key findings of surveys on media in Africa Leaders call for more support from Africa for media development on the continent  “Key African institutions are not doing enough to support the media in Africa”. This is one of the conclusions of a preliminary report released during the recent Consultative Forum on Media Strategies held in Nairobi, Kenya, by the African...

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