If French free-to-air network bosses appear to be stooping at Mip this year, it is probably all that money in their pockets.
After the chaos, consolidation. Battles on the streets (over Czech TV) and in the courts (over Nova TV), cutbacks (at HBO) and survival of the strongest are changing the television landscape in the…
While other territories chew nails over a queasy Internet climate, the tech-happy Nords are cheerfully throwing pots of money at various lanes of the new-media highway.
Two new national Spanish broadcasters look set to debut on the Riviera: the ad-driven digital terrestrial webs Net TV and Veo TV, both set to launch in early 2002.
With sales last year reaching a record DM968 million ($459 million), RTL2 has become the envy of its rivals. For managing director Josef Andorfer, the web's success is the result of a consistent…
While traditional TV players at Mip tend to be the same familiar faces year in, year out, don't expect to run into all those Internet and new-media contacts you made in Cannes last year. Quite a few…
Local programming rules in most European broadcasting markets, but some American dramas can still cut a swath through Euro skeds.
In the shake-up at Canal Plus after the creation of Vivendi Universal, execs quickly pinpointed a new helmer for its flagship French channel.
Isabel Raventos is a contradiction in terms: a top femme exec in the Spanish TV industry. Recent examples could fit -- legally -- into a taxi.
Americans may be kings of the Internet-via-the-PC, but when it comes to wireless, Europeans hold the aces. The "Old Continent" has been cruising on global system for mobile communications (GSM)…
For broadcasters in six Spanish-lingo markets, the World Cup is a different ball game now that satcaster DirecTV Latin America is playing. For years, Latam rights to soccer's top tourney had been the…