June – July 2010

Cover Story

Channel Profile

Technology

  • Flicking the switch

    As Australia embarks on the next phase of its migration to digital terrestrial television broadcasting – the commencement of digital switchover (analogue switch–off) – Stephen Farrugia, Director of Technology at Broadcast Australia, contemplates the path ahead.... Read More

  • TRAI seeks switch-off date

    It is being recommended that an all-encompassing analog switch-off rather than a switch-off restricted only to pay channels, as currently in CAS areas, would provide a level playing field to all broadcasters. Ritesh Gupta reports for Television Asia Plus... Read More

  • Tech perspectives – 3DTV

    PR hype vs reality? Higher costs of production versus low penetration of 3DTV sets? What part are technology and content companies playing in the growth of 3D? Asks Television Asia Plus... Read More

Satellites

  • MEASAT ’s HD goals

    Most recent news from MEASAT that they will be bringing World Cup football to Asia Pacific follows the satellite operators’ continued successful efforts to drive HD in the region. Television Asia Plus talks to Terry Bleakley , Vice President, Commercial Operations, MEASAT Satellite Systems... Read More

Country Focus

  • Japan in focus

    It’s been an interesting year in the Japanese pay- TV market, with number two telco KDDI buying into J:COM intensifying its competition with number one telco NTT. Meanwhile BS licensees, including FOX Japan, are gearing up for their launch Q3-4 2011.... Read More

  • MICO–NEP merger strengthens NHK’s international operations

    During MIPTV in Cannes, held 16–20 April 2010, the TV world was formally introduced to NHK Enterprises Inc. (NEP) Television Asia Plus looks at what’s ahead for the new entity... Read More

  • Japan’s digital divide

    Japan is currently taking its first steps toward its nationwide digital TV revolution. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is targeting to complete the transition from analog to digital broadcasting by 24 July 2011. But, as Ai Majima finds out, the country is encountering its fair share of problems surrounding the switchover.... Read More

Marketing and Event

Programming

  • An HBO Original

    As HBO Asia rolls out new offerings in the region, including Asian movie channel Screen Red, as well as representing Warner TV and Babyfirst TV, Television Asia Plus talks exclusively to CEO Jonathan Spink... Read More

Sponsors & Media

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