In an indication that Rupert Murdoch and Sumner Redstone still value their MTV Asia partnership, negotiations on MTV's liaison with News Corp.'s Asian satcaster, Star TV, have reached the highest…
Ted Turner says his company, along with a consortium of broadcasters, will compete with satcaster Star TV once new satellites have been launched in the Pacific region.
Secretary for Broadcasting James So offered some no-nonsense advice to foreign broadcasters seeking to enter the Asian region at the AIC Pan Asian Satellite and Cable TV Broadcasting conference this…
Star TV will re-launch its pay-TV service on May 1 when the Star Movies channel is unveiled for Taiwanese audiences.
As expected, there will be a break-up between Rupert Murdoch's Star Television satellite service and the BBC's World Service Television news programming -- but that split is now likely to come in…
The BBC and Rupert Murdoch's Asian satellite venture Star TV have agreed to a partial separation. As of April 17, BBC World Service TV, the pubcaster's 24-hour global news and information channel…
A new satellite service aimed at 280 million viewers in 23 countries in the Middle East and northern Africa is gearing up for a March or April launch, uplinking to ArabSat from a base in Rome. Called…
Rupert Murdoch's Star Television Ltd. confirmed last week that it has agreed to buy 49.9% of Asia Today Ltd., the broadcaster of India's Zee TV.
MTV's dream of a global satellite-delivered music channel is looking shaky. The U.S. vidclip machine has been outmaneuvered by the feisty Hong-Kong-based Television Broadcasts in locking up access to…
CNN is increasing its commitment to Hong Kong, according to president Tom Johnson, who is visiting the colony for the launch of Wharf Cable.
The Hong Kong government will referee the battle between Star TV and the Wharf Cable network over Star's right to have seven channels aired on the newly launched cable net.