A record-breaking 343 new European productions were presented at the fifth Euro Aim Screenings June 25-29 in San Sebastian, Spain, a rise of almost 50% over last year.
Struggling Dutch electronics giant Philips N.V. will bolster its half-year results by including the 3.09 billion guilder ($ l.62 billion) sale of its 35% stake in Matsushita Electric Corp.
Luxembourg media comglomerate CLT announced last week that it intends to launch its much-touted second Dutch-language channel, RTL-5, on Oct. 2.
Dutch commercial broadcaster RTL-4 is under attack for allegedly flouting EC regulations on advertising. Dutch media authority the Media Commission has advised culture minister Hedy d'Ancona that the…
STER, the ad house for the Dutch pubcasters, has predicted a 50% slide in national advertising growth for 1993. Revenues will rise by only 5% to 7% this year, compared with 18% in 1992 (to a total of…
A week after the announcement of America's HDTV "grand alliance," a similar coalition is forming in Europe intent on bringing together disparate interests toward a digital high-definition TV standard.
Dutch market leader RTL-4 upped its profits by 39.2% during 1992 to a before-tax total of 160.2 million guilders ($ 33.6 million). The channel's total turnover was about $ 225 million for the year.
Holland's Philips and France's Thomson have confirmed they are talking to Japanese companies in order to formulate a worldwide standard for digital video.
With Britain stubbornly refusing to back the EC's 50 million ECU ($ 60.5 million) Action Plan for HDTV, Dutch electronics giant Philips has begun to wind down its development of the system.
It's official: As of Jan. 1, the 12-nation European single market is a reality. But rarely has such a highly touted treaty had so little effect on business planning.
When Gallic pubcaster president Herv Bourges unveiled next season's sked for France 2 and France 3 last week, those who anticipated wide-ranging changes were disappointed.
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