Broadcast News Archive for November, 2010
17/11/2010 GlobeCast Picks OmniBus iTX for UK
A worldwide content management and delivery company, GlobeCast, has chosen the OmniBus Systems iTX master control and automation platform for its playout centre in London. GlobeCast's installation wil

17/11/2010 Irish Movies Hit US Festival Screens
Irish movies are being screened in the USA next month at a prestigious festival that will screen in Washington D.C from the 2nd-11th December. A host of Irish Film Board-funded features, documentarie

17/11/2010 Megamind To Open Pre-Christmas
The animated 'superhero' movie, Megamind is about to preview on regional screens - and then go UK-wide, just in time for the vital festive period. Paid previews will begin in late November across the

17/11/2010 Monte-Carlo Film Festival Announced
The dates for the prestigious 51st Monte-Carlo TV and Film Festival has been announced. It will run from Monday 6th to Friday 10th June 2011 and offers a unique opportunity to meet with acting and cr

16/11/2010 BBC And Discovery Extend Partnership
A further partnership deal between the BBC and Discovery Communications has been announced. The agreement will extend the existing North American co-production partnership with the BBC and Discovery

16/11/2010 Cautious Welcome For ITV Revenue Boost
ITV is bucking the recessionary trend with news today of an 11% year-on-year increase in revenue. Covering the first nine months of 2010 the broadcaster has taken in revenues of £1.45bn and forecasts

16/11/2010 Cinegy Partners With Soho-Based root6 To Support The UK Market
Cinegy announced a new sales partnership with broadcast technology supplier, root6 in London, intended to foster growth and opportunities in the UK broadcast, film and post-production communities. ro

16/11/2010 Fox Sports Installs Riedel Intercom
Fox Sports Mexico has installed a comprehensive Riedel intercom infrastructure for its studio facility in Mexico City. Riedel Communications, one of the leading manufacturers of intercom, fibre, aud

16/11/2010 Radio Foyle Gets Pre-Christmas Shake-up
Broadcasting in Northern Ireland is to be given a fillip with news that, from Monday 6 December, BBC Radio Foyle will feature new peak-time programmes at breakfast and lunchtime. The pre-festive seas

16/11/2010 Towercom Bulgaria Partners Thomson
Towercom Bulgaria has selected Thomson Broadcast as a strategic supplier in the rollout of a DVB-T-based digital terrestrial television (DTTV) network across Bulgaria. This major deal includes the a

16/11/2010 Unions To Meet BBC Over Pensions
Although an NUJ strike has been shelved, the BBC pensions row continues with news that a party of union officials will meet senior BBC management within a week for fresh talks. As the closing date of

16/11/2010 Vizada Networks Signs Newtec Partnership Deal
A company that offers solutions for broadcast, broadband access and backbone and trunking applications, Newtec, has announced that it is extending its partnership with global satellite communications

15/11/2010 Cincinnati's Red Echo Post Adds Colour Grading Service Via FilmLight's Baselight
Cincinnati-based post house Red Echo Post has acquired a Baselight colour grading system from FilmLight to serve as the centrepiece of its newly-formed Rage & Color division. In adding colour grading

15/11/2010 Clyde Smith To Speak At IABM Conference
The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) has announced that Clyde Smith, Senior Vice President of Global Broadcast Technology and Standards for the Turner Broadcasting System

15/11/2010 Hyperactive Adds More Sony HD Cameras Channels
Hyperactive Broadcast has just added another six complete Sony HD camera channels to their existing hire stock following continued growth in live OB programming. Hyperactive has just taken delivery o

15/11/2010 KBS Broadcast Seoul G20 Summit With EVS Production Suites
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), which was in charge of the production and broadcasting of the November 11 - 12 G20 Summit in Seoul, has selected EVS' production suites to boost its coverage of the e

15/11/2010 Latens CAS Release 5 Wins TelcoTV 2010 Vision Awards
Latens, a leading provider of software security solutions for Pay-TV across all networks, has reported that their CAS Release 5 has won in the Innovation in Conditional Access category at the TelcoTV

15/11/2010 Sennheiser UK Extends K-Array Warranty
Sennheiser UK, UK distributor for innovative Italian loudspeaker manufacturer K-Array is extending the warranty on all K-Array products from the standard manufacturer two-year warranty to an incredibl

15/11/2010 Stewart Purvis Proposes Key Changes For New Communications Act
Former Ofcom partner and ITN CEO Stewart Purvis CBE has called for quick action on ITV, a reversal of European regulation and relaxation of advertising and impartiality rules, in a speech delivered fo

15/11/2010 Television Revival For Room At The Top
A television drama adaptation for BBC Four of John Braine's literary classic Room At The Top is due to commence shooting at locations in West Yorkshire on November 22. Screen Yorkshire has been worki

12/11/2010 Artistic Licence Sponsors Fire Exit's Sub Rosa
Artistic Licence sponsored Fire Exit's re-creation of David Leddy's Sub Rosa at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival by supplying a range of new products. The latest colour mixing product Flexi-Strip was us

12/11/2010 Bluelight Technology Introduces All-In-One Network Test Solution
Bluelight Technology, a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, handheld network test and measurement devices for the telecommunications industry, has announced the availability of the BlueS

12/11/2010 Camera Corps Appoints Media Trust As Exclusive Russian Distributor
Camera Corps has announced the appointment of Media Trust as exclusive distributor for the CIS. Based in Moscow, Media Trust will handle the entire Camera Corps product range centred on the Q-Ball a

12/11/2010 EVS Servers Used At 2010 Asian Games
Guangzhou Asian Games Broadcasting Co., the 2010 Asian Games host broadcaster will use EVS systems for its live operations, including multi-camera recording, live replays and highlight editing at vari

12/11/2010 Germany's MDR Further Expands Chyron Portfolio
Chyron has announced that MDT, based in Leipzig, has expanded its already extensive Chyron portfolio. The German broadcasters, a long-standing Chyron advocate, has recently added three HyperX³ graphi