If you are attending MIPCOM (8 - 12 October) in Cannes then remember that the Mobile and Internet TV Screenings and the Week-long Content Pavilion will provide the best...
Mobile TV is its own unique medium and content should be created specifically for it said South African filmmaker/media entrepreneur Jason Xenopoulos at the Screen Africa Breakfast Briefing on mobile content held in Johannesburg on 21 September.
Studio Briefing reports that News Corp-owned MySpace has signed a deal with "Blood Diamond' producers Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick and the producers of TV shows "thirtysomething' and "My So-Called Life' to produce a 48-minute drama to be offered on MySpace in six eight-minute installments.
MultiChoice Africa in Nigeria has launched Africa’s first commercial mobile broadcast TV service in the city of Abuja.
Cape Town animation studio Triggerfish has just finished production on the longest internationally commissioned CG animation made in South Africa.
A spokesperson for the Abu Dhabi Group announced on 2 September that Abu Dhabi Media set up mobile content offerings in Africa and Asia.
Pew Research Center research released in the US mid August showed that public confidence in the fairness and accuracy of the news media to be on the decline, particularly among those who rely on the Internet as the main source of national and international stories.
MultiChoice recently launched a trial website offering video content from selected local DStv channels, which can be streamed or downloaded to a PC.
KenRadio Broadcasting reports that after an expected post-holiday slump in handset shipments in the first quarter of the year, the worldwide mobile phone market grew at a respectable pace in the second quarter, with most vendors citing success in emerging markets, according to IDC.
A new research report, Eastern European TV, from Informa Telecoms & Media, has found that central and eastern Europe is making great strides in the upgrade to digital TV.