Broadcast News Archive for October, 2010
26/10/2010 BBC Launch Digital South Asia Service
BBC World Service and Deutsche Welle (DW) are launching a new Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) digital radio channel for South Asia. The channel will carry a four-hour daily broadcast that includes the b

26/10/2010 GTC Presents 21st Century Lighting
Delegates are being invited to attend a Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) event sponsored by Litepanels to view the latest lighting with Spencer Newbury, Product and Applications Manager, Emea Light

26/10/2010 Norwest Adds LM 26 Digital Audio Loudspeaker
An Australian audio business, Norwest Productions has become the first such company in the antipodes to take advantage of the new Lake LM 26 standalone Digital Audio Loudspeaker processor as the lates

26/10/2010 S4C Changes 'Need Welsh Consultation'
There are fears this week over the future of broadcasting in the Welsh language. Plaid Cymru has called for an urgent rethink by the UK Government following the publication of their plans to put the

26/10/2010 Skillset Media Academy Wales Appoints Panel Boss
The new Industry Panel Chair of Skillset Media Academy Wales has been announced. He is BBC Cymru Wales' Head of Production and Business Development, David Mackie. He is responsible for approximately

26/10/2010 Skillset Targets Creative Media in Wales
A new pathway into the highly competitive Creative Media Industries is being pioneering with the introduction of the Skillset Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media. Skillset Cymru is behind th

26/10/2010 Stream UK Platforms Drives
One of Europe's leading providers of technically advanced digital media solutions, based on streaming technologies, Stream UK has announced successful work for a London institute. In its partnership

25/10/2010 Aspen Media's Tech Days 'Popular'
Places for the two technology days hosted by Aspen Media and featuring the latest developments from leading audio suppliers, Jünger Audio, RTW and Delec, are proving to be very popular. The events a

25/10/2010 BBC Academy Spotlights Product Manager
Broadcast professionals are stepping into the spotlight with news that the role of Product Manager is gaining prominence in industry and media companies in the UK. The BBC Academy has published a spe

25/10/2010 BECTU Urges High 'Turnout' For Voting
Union members at the BBC who want their votes to count in the ballot over pensions must ensure that ballot papers are received at the Electoral Reform Services (ERS) by 12 noon on Thursday 28 October.

25/10/2010 Emerging YouView 'Not Risk': Ofcom
The official regulator Ofcom has announced that it will not open an investigation into Project Canvas under the Competition Act following complaints made by Virgin Media and IPVision. Project Canvas

25/10/2010 EVS Equips Pulsar's New HD TV Unit
A service provider based in Argentina, Pulsar TV, has launched Freedom, a 3G/3D Ready mobile truck using EVS Technology. This new mobile unit is the first of its kind in South America. It will broad

25/10/2010 Interactive Marketing Dramatically Expanded
An award-winning interactive technology firm that connects broadcasters, brands, outdoor media owners, and digital screen networks, has announced a highly successful roll-out for its innovati

25/10/2010 MARVIN Goes To Sweden
MARVIN Technologies has announced the sale of two MARVIN systems to Stockholm-based Ljud & Bildmedia, one of Sweden's leading film production rental houses. MARVIN provides a one-step solution for ba

25/10/2010 Rural Broadband Pilot Areas Named
The next generation of broadcasting has taken a step forward with news that four rural areas that include some of the most remote and geographically challenging parts of the UK have been selected to p

25/10/2010 UCA Graduate Wins Animation Award
A recent graduate from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) at Rochester took home the Audience Award at this year's Canterbury Anifest. David Keefe's student film, An Audience With, also finis

22/10/2010 More Than A Hundred Companies On Board For DISCOP ISTANBUL
Organisers of the inaugural edition of DISCOP ISTANBUL has announced that more than 160 companies have already confirmed their attendance at the event, which takes place from March 14 to 16, 2011. Ce

22/10/2010 Northern Ireland Is 'Box Office' Hit
A top US TV broadcaster has received the personal thanks of two of NI's Executive Ministers for involving NI locations in their filming. Stormont Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster and Arts Minister N

22/10/2010 PPC Introduces Entry Series For Multi-Service Drop Installations
PPC, a leader in connector and filter technology for more than 65 years, has announced that the company will introduce its new Entry Series for multi-service drop installations at the 2010 SCTE Cable-

22/10/2010 Quantel Wins Award For Pablo
Quantel was presented with the International 3D Society's 3D Technology Lumiere Award at a ceremony in Hollywood this week. The award was for Quantel's Pablo 3D colour correction and finishing system

22/10/2010 Sennheiser UK Announces New Appointment
Sennheiser UK has appointed Tim Sheratt as the company's Engineering & Technical Services Manager. A well-known face in the industry, Tim was previously at Orbital Sound for over 15 years, the last f

22/10/2010 TBS Orders Comedy Pilots From Sony Pictures And FremantleMedia
TBS has given the green light order to Hound Dogs from Sony Pictures Television and The Wedding Band from FremantleMedia, it has been announced by Michael Wright, Executive Vice President, Head of Pro

22/10/2010 The Future for Audio – Aspen Media Technology Days
UK distributor Aspen Media is hosting two Technology Days in November highlighting the future for audio with the latest developments from three major audio suppliers, RTW, Delec and Jünger Audio. The

22/10/2010 Vaddio Introduces Mounts For New LifeSize 10x Camera
Vaddio, a leading provider of robotic PTZ cameras, camera control systems and contemporary furniture in the broadcasting, audiovisual and videoconferencing industries, has launched two new camera moun

22/10/2010 Winner Of TfL's Cycle Revolution Film Competition Announced
North London filmmaker Lee Butterley has beaten stiff competition to triumph in Transport for London's (TfL) Cycle Revolution film competition. TfL teamed up with Film London and the Bicycle Film Fes