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DD national channel’s audience underwent a boost in 2016
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Doordarshan, the Indian public broadcaster, has revealed its gross viewership for the year 2016. It amounts to 172 million weekly, compared to 133 million from the previous year and 155 million back in 2014.
DD national channel’s audience underwent a boost in 2016
TVB-Hong Kong uses NetApp for its Video On-Demand
Friday 24 Mar 2017
TVB, a broadcaster in Hong Kong, provides around-the-clock entertainment and news services to more than seven million people, including television and mobile viewers, and operates international licensing and distribution businesses.
TVB-Hong Kong uses NetApp for its Video On-Demand
Media Prima-Malaysia upgrades its Automation Systems
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Media Prima Television Network in Malaysia, has just transitioned its old legacy automation systems to a new infrastructure based on Dolphin, Pebble’s compact and integrated channel device, and Marina, the company’s centralised ingest, content management and multi-channel automation solution.
Media Prima-Malaysia upgrades its Automation Systems
TRT World teams up with beIN
Friday 24 Mar 2017
TRT World has concluded an agreement with the pay-TV network beIN. As a result, the channel is now available in HD throughout the MENA region.
TRT World teams up with beIN
Mediacorp-Singapore acquires new Audio Codecs
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Mediacorp has installed almost 60 Merlin IP audio codecs in its new campus in Mediapolis and at its Bukit Batok Transmitter site. The codecs carry 12 radio channels which are broadcast in four languages to Singapore’s multilingual audience.
Mediacorp-Singapore acquires new Audio Codecs
ABS-CBN to promote family values in new series
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Mr Carlo Katigbak, the President and CEO of ABS-CBN Corporation in the Philippines said that “Romance and family values continue to be strong [themes] among our viewers.” 
ABS-CBN to promote family values in new series
AsiaSat to Deliver Top Quality Content to Asia Pacific Region
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Eurovision, the operational arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), Asia’s leading satellite operator are pleased to announce an expansion of their partnership for use of multiple C-band transponders on AsiaSat 5 and a teleport service from AsiaSat’s Tai Po Earth Station in Hong Kong.
AsiaSat to Deliver Top Quality Content to Asia Pacific Region
ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2017 attracted more than 1100 participants
Friday 17 Mar 2017
1150 participants attended the 13th edition of the ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium (DBS) which took place from 6-9 March 2017 at the Royale Chulan Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. They came from 58 countries representing 384 organisations.
ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2017 attracted more than 1100 participants
Radio Health check – One of the Highlights of RadioAsia 2017
Friday 17 Mar 2017
The ABU RadioAsia conference this year will be held from 26-28 April in Bangkok and will be hosted by the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT). The theme is ‘Creating Radio with Passion: Looking into the World of Radio’.
Radio Health check – One of the Highlights of RadioAsia 2017
NHK invites viewers to explore Japan
Friday 17 Mar 2017
NHK WORLD TV is proposing various programmes to help international visitors to know better Japan. All the new programmes will be aired during weekends for the 2017 Broadcasting Year.
NHK invites viewers to explore Japan

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