Monthly Archives: November 2010

Philippines Government Drafting Rules for DTV

Written on November 30, 2010 at 4:01 pm, by

By Michael Silbergleid The Philippines Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) will draft the policies that will govern the full implementation of the standardized digital television service within the country. You can reead more at   More

SVG, MLB Introduce 40 Students to ‘The Women of MLB’

Written on November 30, 2010 at 2:44 pm, by

As part of SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI), 40 female students representing 15 colleges and universities visited MLB Network on Nov. 30. During the three-hour event, students were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of MLB Network and MLB Productions, as well as insights into how some of the industry’s most influential women got their […]  More

Ratings Roundup: NASCAR Audience Down 24% From 2006

Written on November 30, 2010 at 2:29 pm, by

The 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is in the books, and the numbers aren’t good. For the fourth consecutive year, television ratings dropped severely: 26 out of 34 races saw a ratings decline (two Monday races weren’t included). Currently in the midst of a record eight-year, $4.48 billion media deal with Fox, ESPN, and Turner, […]  More

Venue News: Soccer City May Lose Its Name

Written on November 30, 2010 at 2:02 pm, by

South Africa’s Soccer City stadium can still be commercially successful even if it loses its famous name in a legal dispute, the man in charge of the iconic 2010 World Cup Final venue said this week. South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has yet to rule on whether the continent’s biggest sports venue should revert […]  More

SIS LIVE Inks Deal With Astrium

Written on November 30, 2010 at 1:47 pm, by

UK outside broadcast and uplinking facilities company SIS LIVE has agreed to be an exclusive reseller and development contract with space technology and satellite distribution specialist Astrium. Joint development is already underway on what is claimed to be the first fully-automated flat plate antenna in the world. Under the deal SIS LIVE’s R&D and manufacturing […]  More

Multidyne Gets Into RF Fiber Transport Space

Written on November 30, 2010 at 1:44 pm, by

MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems is entering the RF Fiber transport space with the introduction of its new MultiDyne SatLink SL-2150 Satellite Fiber Optic Link. With the new SatLink SL-2150, satellite dishes can connect with distant control rooms, network operation centers or broadcast head ends. “MultiDyne is excited to introduce the new SatLink SL-2150 […]  More

Malaysian Broadcaster Taps Grass Valley Gear for New HD Facility

Written on November 30, 2010 at 12:57 pm, by

Radio Television Malaysia (RTM), the state-owned public broadcaster which owns and operates 31 radio and two television stations, has returned to Grass Valley after almost a decade to place its largest order to date: a large number of HD cameras, production switchers, and routers for a new all-digital HD studio complex in Kuala Lumpur that […]  More

Tightrope To Host Webinars Showcasing Zeplay 2.0

Written on November 30, 2010 at 12:24 pm, by

Tightrope Media Systems’ Zeplay 2.0 is currently in beta testing and the company has announced a series of webinars that will address Zeplay’s new 2.0 features as well as provide a general overview of the updated instant replay product. The webinar schedule is as follows: Friday, Dec. 3 at 3:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, Dec. 7 […]  More

XOS Digital Renews Content Licensing Partnership with BCS

Written on November 30, 2010 at 12:15 pm, by

XOS Digital has renewed its content licensing partnership with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), including the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Discover Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and BCS National Championship games, through 2014. The deal names XOS Digital as the “sole and exclusive” licensing agency to provide, distribute, sell, syndicate, market and license content owned by […]  More

JVC To Highlight New Duo of Projectors at I/ITSEC

Written on November 30, 2010 at 12:07 pm, by

JVC Professional Products Company will introduce the DLA-VS2100U D-ILA projector to the U.S. market and showcase its new 10-MegaPixel DLA-SH7NLG 4,096 x 2,400 D-ILA projector at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), which runs Nov. 29 through Dec. 2, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL (Booth 1600). DLA-VS2100U D-ILA Projector […]  More

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