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  1. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV makes fresh bid for licence, offering fewer channels and more investment

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 02:42am by Vivienne Chow, Amy Nip

    ... uncertainties even with the new standard. "If public antennas of more than 5,000 premises can pick up transmission signals [of the new standard], must HKTV apply for a free-to-air TV licence?" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1477070/hktv-makes-fresh-bid-licence-offering-fewer-channels-and-more
  2. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV will flout rules if even one person views content via antenna, watchdog tells Ricky Wong

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by Amy Nip

    ... would breach mobile television licensing rules if just one person watched the service at home using a public antenna. Wong would need to obtain a broadcasting licence on top of a mobile licence, ... in Japan and Europe. Wong called the requirement unreasonable, as it was impossible for a station to prevent viewers from plugging in receivers to public antennas. "I've been working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1460629/hktv-will-flout-rules-if-even-one-person-views-content-antenna
  3. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV row: Lawmakers poke at government vision on broadcasting laws

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:51pm by Amy Nip

    ... Ordinance was reached after a series of public consultations in 2007 and 2008. "It was not a misjudgment," he told the Legco panel on information technology and broadcasting. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1458417/hktv-row-lawmakers-poke-government-vision-broadcasting-laws
  4. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Ricky Wong warned two months ago about plans to upgrade mobile TV service

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:39pm by VIVIENNE CHOW AND AMY NIP

    ... areas"- would be reviewed. The sources refused to comment on whether the government had assessed the extent of public anger over its denial of a new free-to-air licence to Wong, after which he ... to receive other signals without any external devices. Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing said the government owed the public an explanation for blocking HKTV. HKTV shares, suspended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447042/telecom-watchdog-defends-stance-hktv-mobile-service-plan
  5. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Hong Kong viewers turn to Xiaomi boxes, online alternative to local TV

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... on the grounds that it owned the rights to distribute the programmes on mainland China, Forbes reported. Youku also wanted Xiaomi to publicly apologise. The status of the legal action is not known. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448024/hong-kong-viewers-turn-xiaomi-boxes-online-alternative-local-tv
  6. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Ricky Wong plans court action as HKTV plans hit 'dead end'

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 06:51pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... HKTV's application for a free-to-air television licence was rejected without a convincing explanation last October after a three-year wait. It caused public outrage with tens of thousands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1446403/hktv-postpones-mobile-tv-launch-after-unfavorable-reply-broadcasting
  7. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Watchdog urged to be transparent over ATV and TVB licence renewal

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of pro-Beijing bias. The authority was seeking lawmakers' views on the licence renewal process, which is also subject to a two-month public consultation, ending on April 3. Its chairman, Ambrose Ho Pui-him, told the panel it would take into account the track records of the licence holders, their financial strength and public opinion before making a recommendation to the chief executive. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445589/watchdog-urged-be-transparent-over-atv-and-tvb-licence-renewal
  8. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV boss faces roadblock over plans for mobile TV

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by Amy Nip, Vivienne Chow and Ada Lee

    ... HKTV loses its bid for a free-to-air licence, sparking a public outcry. Wong announces a plan to axe 320 HKTV employees. DECEMBER 2013 Wong says HKTV will press ahead with its broadcasting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1446726/hktv-boss-faces-roadblock-over-plans-mobile-tv
  9. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Stations may face new rules on editorials

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:04am by Amy Nip

    ... editorial programmes- in which a broadcaster expresses its view on public policy or other matters. The watchdog launched a consultation in December after a flood of bias complaints; free-to-air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1440373/stations-may-face-new-rules-editorials
  10. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Legco sends plans for RTHK HQ back to the drawing board

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:40pm

    ... a new HQ for the city's public broadcaster will now be sent out for re-tender, causing at least a two-year delay in construction on the site in Tseung Kwan O, officials said. ... Yiu-chung, welcomed the suspension of the expansion plan for the publicly funded station, which is often accused of being too critical of the government. Tam insisted he was not opposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1417038/legco-sends-plans-rthk-hq-back-drawing-board

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