Just before Christmas Broadband TV News noted that the HDforAll website was no longer active. We made some enquiries, but were assured the group was still in business.
As you may have noticed the Broadband TV News website underwent something of a makeover during the Christmas holiday period. A side effect has been the loss of our RSS feed for a handful of subscribers before we joined the Feedburner service. If you’re having problems simply repoint your RSS reader to http://feeds.feedburner.com/broadbandtvnews. We’ve also […]
Broadband TV News is taking a festive break. We will resume daily publication on Monday January 7, 2008. In the meantime we will be updating this website regularly. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support this past year and wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy […]
Wolfe’s law of inverse channel launches says that the success of a channel is in direct disproportion to the amount spent of the launch party. Sir Richard Branson invited guests along to his Oxfordshire mansion to celebrate Monday’s arrival of Virgin 1, but maybe that for once Wolfe’s law is null and void. When the […]
Broadband TV News was in Barcelona last week for the CTAM Europe 2007 Cable Marketing Eurosummit. The news was posted on this website and included in our daily emails and for the first time Robert Briel and myself produced a printed edition of Broadband TV News that was distributed to delegates. If you weren’t able […]
Broadband TV News Today is taking a short break over the Easter Holiday period. April 6 and April 9 are both holidays in the UK and much of Europe. Our daily emails will resume on April 10, however we will as always continue to update our news pages on a regular basis.
More videos from the recent Cable Congress in Amsterdam have now been added to the Resources section of the Broadband TV News website. Included are George Stromeyer, Vice-President & Managing Director, Scientific Atlanta Europe; Koen Swings, managing partner, Zappware; Paul Entwhistle, chief technologist, intellectual property, Pace Micro Technology; and Ramin Farassat, vice president, product marketing […]
CABLE CONGRESS – AMSTERDAM. The congress theme is That’s Entertainment, and under the watchful eye of BBC Prime’s Ainsley Harriot at the Convention Factory we were. The celebrity chef, turned presenter, guided Cable Europe president Manuel Cubero through the first course. As an appetiser guests were shown clips to BBC shows, not under the Prime […]
In the grand journalism tradition this week’s lead story in New Television Insider was sourceduring a taxi ride in Cannes. My colleague Robert Briel was returning home from Mipcom when Le Deep Throat gave him the background to the Franco Freesat plan to put the French free-to-air channels, a relay of the digital terrestrial TNT […]
It was clear from the recent European DARS Summit in London that the main satellite radio protagonists are ready to roll (and rock). But if Worldspace is planning a launch in Italy this winter what will happen to the existing clients of Afristar 1? The answer from CEO Benoit Chereau can be found in the […]