Broadcast News Archive for June, 2010
09/06/2010 Snell Supports SIS Live Delivery of 3D Sports
An innovator in the digital media market have announced that SIS Live, operator of the largest satellite uplink fleet in Europe and the largest outside broadcast provider in the UK, is using the Alche

09/06/2010 Sony Launch New Software Versions
An award-winning provider of professional video and audio editing applications, have announced new versions of its consumer software product line. Sony Creative Software's new versions will provide u

08/06/2010 £318m Settlement For BSkyB
It has been reported that a total of £318m will be paid to BskyB as part of a final settlement of the long-running legal case against Electronic Data Systems, a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard. In an a

08/06/2010 BBC World Cup Commentary Deal Signed
The BBC's World Service has secured English and Swahili commentary rights from FIFA for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Following on from its coverage of the 27th Africa Cup of Nation

08/06/2010 Pact Says Film Industry Could Contribute More
The trade body for independent producers said the recent UK Film Council report titled, The Economic Impact of the UK Film Industry, was positive news, but, with over half of UK independent film produ

08/06/2010 Projection Studio In Indian First
A UK-based projection expert is consulting on India's first permanent full moving image titled son et lumière - 'Ishq- e- dilli' - The Love of Delhi, which is being installed at Purana Quila, an amaz

08/06/2010 Riedel Score At The Eurovision Song Contest
More than 120 million viewers worldwide witnessed an exciting and entertaining event with the 55th Eurovision song contest that took place in the Telenor Arena Oslo on May 29th. Large live televisio

08/06/2010 SIS Live Backs Bid For England 2018 FIFA World Cup
Europe's largest outside broadcast (OB) and uplink supplier, is proud to announce that it is an official supporter of the England 2018 World Cup bid. As part of its commitment to helping England sec

08/06/2010 Skillset's Pivotal Role In Scotland Celebrated
Parliamentarians have joined forces with industry leaders to set out the pivotal role that Skillset's Creative Industries will play in Scotland's future economic growth. Speakers at the Scottish Par

08/06/2010 UK Film Industry Substantial, Report Says
The UK film industry contributes a total of over £4.5 billion a year to UK GDP and more than £1.2 billion to the Exchequer, according to an independent report published by Oxford Economics. The Econo

07/06/2010 'Any Shape' Pixled Flexible LED Launched
A fully flexible LED has been in the spotlight as Pixled launches its latest product - F-37L. It is a flexible 37mm LED mesh display offering the major benefits of being able to create LED displays o

07/06/2010 BBC World Cup Commentary Deal Signed
The BBC's World Service has secured English and Swahili commentary rights from FIFA for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Following on from its coverage of the 27th Africa Cup of Nation

07/06/2010 BSkyB Buys Virgin Media
There's a major shake-up underway in broadcasting with news that the satellite broadcaster BSkyB has bought Virgin Media TV. The £160m deal will allow Virgin Media to offer some Sky HD channels for t

07/06/2010 Happy Feet Creator In Ulster Return
The digital animation expert who set up Zoogloo - whose first project Happy Feet went on to win an Oscar for best-animated feature in 2007 - is bringing it all back home this week. Greg Maguire, whos

07/06/2010 Hitler-era Drama Steams Into Co Down
An authentic regional film location has been doing a bit of 'time-travelling'. Last week, the preserved Downpatrick & Co Down Railway in Northern Ireland saw Doctor Who actor, Matt Smith exchange the

07/06/2010 HSL Helps Pendulum 'Swing'
Blackburn-based HSL has been hitting the high notes - and the bass ones too - supplying lighting and crew to the current UK and European tour by Australian drum 'n' bass rockers Pendulum. The show, a

07/06/2010 ITN Source Adds TEFL Content
The footage sales arm of news producer ITN, is expanding its business-to-business education proposition, Education Clip Library (ECL), to include TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) content.

07/06/2010 MG Alba Backing Music Awards
The Gaelic Media Service has announced that it is to continue its sponsorship of the Scots Trad Music Awards with a new two-year agreement covering the event into 2011. The announcement was made by A

04/06/2010 Archive Market Expanded By MWA
A Berlin-based company renowned for precision engineering in the film and audio industries has announced the formation of a new distribution channel for restoration and archive systems for the film, a

04/06/2010 BBC's Radio Review Tunes In
The BBC Trust has just announced the start of its service review of BBC Radio 3, Radio 4 and Radio 7. To ensure licence fee payers are getting the best out of the BBC, the Trust reviews every BBC ser

04/06/2010 Broadcasting 'Crisis' In Wales Claimed
The BBC Trust has refused to comment on a call to redistribute funding to allow for a better English-language television service in Wales A spokesman said: "We are not going to comment on individual

04/06/2010 Channel 4 Adds Online Patient Opinion
The Internet and television are merging on a new health resource being pioneered by Channel 4. Patient Opinion</A

04/06/2010 ITV Studios Extends IP Compact Deal
A leading independent rights administrator and distributor of royalties has announced that it has extended its agreement with ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Compact Media Group will continue to r

04/06/2010 Same Day Coverage Boosts ITN Source
A major TV news resource is now available from ITN with the launch of ITN Source News. Its news agency business is selling on-the-day footage gathered by ITN to broadcasters and producers globally -

04/06/2010 Tannoy Matches Hotel Acoustic Needs
An audio solution worthy of the best recording studios has been installed in a new state-of-the-art hotel. The new Kameha Grand hotel in Bonn, defines new standards in luxury hotel architecture and b