Euronews puts the spotlight on some of the best sights in Kazakhstan

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in AIB members, AIB news archive, AIB News Feed, News from Members

In a new travel series which began on Monday 29 June, Euronews is sending its viewers Postcards from Kazakhstan. Famous landmarks and hidden treasures of the Central Asian country are the focus of this colourful weekly programme presented and produced by Seamus Kearney. Located between Russia and China, and straddling part of the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan has a rich cultural heritage and history. Snapshots highlight some of the best attractions,...

Read More

Radio Farda Wins Gold, Silver At New York Festivals

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in AIB members, AIB News Feed, News from Members

WASHINGTON — RFE/RL’s Persian language service was lauded in New York this week as Radio Farda journalist Roya Karimi Majd’s special report “Tradition of the Blade” won a gold award, and Kambiz Hosseini’s weekly show “Five in the Afternoon” took home a silver award at the 2015 New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards. “Tradition of the Blade”  a program about female genital mutilation in Iran...

Read More

DW kicks off Global Media Forum and English TV channel

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in AIB News Feed

Deutsche Welle opened its Global Media Forum on 22 June with a focus on foreign policy in the digital age, in Bonn. The conference also marked the official launch of DW’s new English TV channel. In his opening address at Bonn’s World Conference Center on Monday, DW director general Peter Limbourg highlighted both the opportunities and challenges ushered in by the digital revolution. While it enables an unprecedented level of...

Read More

Intelsat names Karen Schmidt as Vice President of Marketing

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in AIB News Feed

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services, today announced that Karen Schmidt, a veteran marketing executive with more than 25 years’ experience, has been named as the company’s Vice President of Marketing, effective immediately. Ms. Schmidt will lead Intelsat’s product and marketing efforts for Intelsat’s portfolio of connectivity services for media, broadband, mobility and government customers.  Functions...

Read More

Globecast launches Premier Sports HD on Sky Platform

Posted on Jun 18, 2015 in AIB News Feed

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, today announced that it has been chosen as the content delivery service provider for Premier Sports HD, the new HD channel from Setanta Sports’ UK operation Premier Sports. The channel will launch on the Sky platform on 20 July.   Globecast has a longstanding relationship with the broadcaster and already provides uplink and satellite capacity for existing SD channels Premier Sports and...

Read More