Broadcast News Archive for June, 2010
22/06/2010 Deltacast Adds Four-Channel Video Card
A developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art products for the professional TV broadcast market has added the Delta-hd-e 40 to their family of products. Deltacast have added a new four-channel add

22/06/2010 Global To Cut Heart In Half
It has been revealed that a UK based premier radio company, home of the leading commercial radio brands is to reduce the number of Heart network stations it operates by up to 50%. Global Radio will c

22/06/2010 Hungary Keen For ITV Studios Programming
An international TV distribution, home-entertainment, merchandising and licensing business has sold a substantial programming package to Hungary's 4 Story TV ahead of DISCOP this week. The deal was b

22/06/2010 Presteigne Charter’s Advantage At Tennis Doubles Up
A specialist in delivering broadcast solutions worldwide is celebrating their on going and successful relationship with both Roland Garros and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. These Grand Slam tou

22/06/2010 Raw Cut To Film With Greenpeace At Glastonbury
An independent production company will be producing a series of short films shot at the Greenpeace Field at this year's Glastonbury Festival. Raw Cut is making at least six films, each lasting appro

21/06/2010 '3D Captain' Gears Up For Shrek
3D is celebrating a major relaunch and no one is celebrating more than the wizard behind the latest 3D Hollywood blockbusters. Phil McNally, whose work is featured in the likes of Monsters vs Aliens,

21/06/2010 Barcud Collapse Points To Welsh TV Crisis
BECTU, the independent trade union for the media industry, has expressed its dismay at news that a Caernarfon based OB facilities company, has gone into administration. The company, Barcud Derwen, f

21/06/2010 Bleakley To Leave BBC
It has been confirmed that Christine Bleakley will be leaving The One Show to join her former Co-host Adrian Chiles on ITV. A three-year deal has been agreed to present the breakfast slot with Chiles

21/06/2010 Bumper World Cup For Worldwide Broadcasters
One of Europe's premier sports production companies, have struck a host of deals for its World Cup 2010 broadcast facilities based in Cape Town including Al Jazeera, ESPN, France 3, Chile’s Channel 13

21/06/2010 Digital 'Champion' Aims For Millions Online
One of the leading names if the online travel industry has been appointed to put the UK firmly on the digital highway - with a 'mission' to get an extra 10m UK internet users. The Prime Minister has

21/06/2010 Gefen Supplies Support for 3DTV
A connectivity solutions provider has launched its new product line, Gefen ToolBox. Initially unveiled by Gefen at 2010 trade shows such as CES and InfoComm, the new products are currently shipping

21/06/2010 Harris Supports Next-Generation Digital Terrestrial
An international communications and information technology company, are taking the next step into the next generation. Harris Corporation's Apex M2X software-defined broadcast exciter now supports th

21/06/2010 Skillset To Invest £1.2m
The industry body which supports skills and training for the UK creative industries will be injecting major investment into five priority areas over this financial year. Skillset's TV Freelance Fund

18/06/2010 AKA Help Write The Future
A specialist in the design and manufacture of studio interiors have recently completed the re-vamp of one of the suites at Grand Central. London based post production facility Grand Central Studios ha

18/06/2010 Ashes To Ashes-style 'Hot Pursuit'
Police work was a blast from the past earlier this month when a vintage police car took to the streets in 'hot pursuit' of suspects. Although not an Audi Quattro - as used in the retro-TV series, Ash

18/06/2010 AVT Takes State of London Debate Live & Online
For the first time the State of London Debate scheduled this year for 24th June will use a groundbreaking hybrid format to broaden audience reach and enable more live interaction with Mayor Boris John

18/06/2010 BellNET Italy Moves To Full Service VoIP With Technicolor
A provider of production, postproduction, and distribution services to content creators has been selected by BellNET International in Italy to implement a high performance voice over IP network throug

18/06/2010 Discopro All Set For 2010 Launch In Budapest
The 4th Annual Discopro training and pitching programme will take place on Tuesday 22nd June 2010, the day before DISCOP East opens in Budapest. With delegate attendance already up by 20%, Discopro w

18/06/2010 Doctor Who Game Hits Half A Million Downloads
A Sheffield games developer and Revolution's Charles Cecil, based in York, are celebrating 500,000 downloads of their first free Doctor Who: The Adventure Games episode. Games developer Sumo Digital

18/06/2010 Ofcom Announce Licence Updates
The communications regulator has approved requests from Arqiva Services Limited and British Sky Broadcasting Limited for licence changes to replace Sky Sports News with Sky 3+ 1. Ofcom found that th

18/06/2010 Players Put Themselves In Hollywood Movies!
Now everyone has the opportunity to become a global movie star! Recent releases in the games industry mean that in an instant you can step into the shoes of famous characters from hundreds of movies,

17/06/2010 LightSpace CMS – Colour Management Made Easy
A UK specialist digital film consultancy have now released LightSpace CMS, a fully featured Colour Management System (CMS), which is a continued development of the company's already widely adopted LUT

17/06/2010 Ofcom Agrees To Limit HD Freeview
UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has agreed to allow the BBC to limit the full availability of its and other broadcasters high definition (HD) Freeview services to receivers that control how HD con

17/06/2010 Off The Fence Appoints New Head
An independent television distribution and production company, has announced the appointment of Georgina Eyre as Head of Acquisitions. Georgina will work with the global Off The Fence (OTF) team to f

17/06/2010 Out Post Puts Brighton On The Map
A Brighton based sound company is continuing to bring high profile clients to the city. Out Post have been busy working with Hollywood based Gold Circle Films on the recent Kevin Costner film - The N