- APPLICATIONS FOR EVERYONE
Technology is revolutionizing Asian telecoms: New digital services
have grown to bring in a wide range of fledgling competitors. Japan is
beginning to take the lead in preparing for so-called third generation
of 3G technology, and the dawn of truly mobile data is evident. This feature
article focuses on the breakthrough in telecoms technology.
FAR EAST ECONOMIC REVIEW June24, 1999
- DTV GAINING A FOOTHOLD IN THE DIGITAL WORLD
As digital is the buzzword in the broadcast industry, it is crucial for
broadcasters around the world to consider the implications that Digital
TV will bring upon broadcasters, the benefits that will accompany it, as
well as the manufacturers' business strategies.
ASIA PACIFIC BROADCASTING June, 1999
- THE MISSING DTV LINK
Digital television broadcasting is slowly gaining momentum. More than 60
US stations are currently broadcasting DTV. However, compatibility between
digital television sets and cable systems continue to be a problem in establishing
a digital television standard. At issue is the interface between DTV sets
and cable set-tops, as well as the copy protection method that will control
the flow of content along that interface. BROADCASTING & CABLE June
- COMMERCIAL REVOLUTION
What will the advent of digital mean for the advertising production industry?
Viewers will change the way they watch, and big brands will have to approach
the small screen in new ways. But whether the future is ad-funded series,
interactive, sponsorship of VOD films or a mixture, the question of how
viewers will view TV is still core. BROADCAST June
- EMPIRES AND EVOLUTION: PUBLIC SERVICE CONTENT IN THE NEW MEDIA
Service to the talent and service to the audience are the key and distinctive
drivers of a public content provider. As the market evolves and the media
empires jostle for power, the BBC is seeking to re-invent public service
in an era of choice for many and scarcity for a significant minority.
INTERMEDIA May, 1999