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Television

Digital TV offers a wider choice of TV viewing with more channels,electronic programme guides,reduced signal interference to deliver improved viewing, features such as wide-screen display, pay-per-view services, digital recording capability, and the potential for interactive services. Digital TV uses multiplexing, to combine and compress multiple TV channels into a single transmission that can be decoded by a suitable digital receiver. Most countries have adopted the global DVB (Digital Video Broadcast) standard. DVB transmissions can be delivered to users over terrestrial or satellite broadcast, cable networks,and fixed and mobile transmission networks,subject to bandwidth availability and decoding capability.

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Online video consumption grows, but pricing and business model challenges still remain

In spite of increasing consumption, the challenge of monetising online video content still remains as evidenced by the experience of YouTube and Hulu. More »

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Miniweb raises $32m to expand services

Miniweb, the British interactive TV platform spun out of BSkyB, has announced $32 million in venture funding from US investors to take its product offerings international. The Funding comes from Meritage Funds in Denver, Colorado and DeGeorge Holdings III, Nevada. More »

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Walt Disney increases its strategic stake in Indian UTV

The Walt Disney Company's Asian subsidiary The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Pte. Ltd. has increased its strategic investment in UTV, India's only integrated media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. With this investment, Disney will be... More »

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

ProSiebenSat.1 buys Feeem Media

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired Munich-based Feeem Media, which is working on creating a womens portal at www.Fem.com. The portal should be up and running by the end of the year. Terms were not disclosed, but the deal appears to emulate the womens fashion lifestyle network... More »

Friday, June 6, 2008

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