BBC maverick director general Greg Dyke is in expansionist mode, so count on the pubcaster's execs to pack a long shopping list as they head for Mip.
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.
Wariness will be the watchword as the U.S. contingent wings its way to the French Riviera for the 38th annual Mip TV trade show in Cannes.
American product continues to be squeezed out of the Belgian market as stations show no signs of halting the investment in local product.
Irish national broadcaster RTE has responded to a mounting internal financial crisis by asking the government for a whopping 70% increase in the public TV license fee, from 70 pounds Irish ($80) to…
In fiercely competitive Holland, the Dutch are used to squabbling over ad share, but the stakes have moved and players are going toe to toe over multiplatform gold.
Austria's esteemed ORF may well have been the envy of public TV across Europe by holding onto the longest television monopoly on the Continent, but by the time the next Mip TV rolls around, its…
Will foreigners get their hands on Russian TV? That's the big unanswered question facing the biz in 2001.
Talk up digital, widescreen or "Big Brother" and you'll be talking business with the tech-savvy entertainment-hungry frozen North.
When Mexican indie producer Argos Comunicacion fell out with its former client, No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca, CEO Epigmenio Ibarra looked north.
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300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
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