South African broadcasters head for Cannes in the midst of a heated debate between broadcasting execs and industry chiefs over exactly what constitutes local content.
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.
Game and reality formats finally seem to be forcing change in the Swiss television market. The launch 18 months ago of TV3, Switzerland's first full-service private web, initially had little impact…
Japan's TV market has undergone a fundamental change in the last year with the launch of digital satellite channels by the nation's main webs in December. Adding to the mix this year, a new…
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.
In the last year, the Polish television scene has seen heated debate regarding the relaxation of foreign ownership in local electronic media. The current Radio and Television Law draws the line for…
Homegrown fare continues to dominate the broadcasting scene in South Korea, with minimal or zero interest in imported dramas and sitcoms. In fact, it has been quite a few years since one of the…
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)…
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…