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…
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.