Digital Broadcasting Corporation is Hong Kong’s first digital radio broadcaster which fully operated in May 2012. On August 3, 2012, company’s chairman and major shareholder Beijing-loyalist Wong Cho-bau announced he would withhold an investment of HK50 million, ultimately lead to the stop of official programme. Station’s co-founder and host Albert Cheng Kong-hon claims DBC’s troubles are result of suppression of freedom of speech.
Three digital broadcasters have been given only another year to produce an electronic programme guide, although they had asked for an indefinite extension.Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 5:05am
A shareholders' dispute over Digital Broadcasting Corporation has ended after the two feuding shareholders reached an out-of-court settlement.18 Jan 2013 - 5:05am
Twelve trapped inside HK Disneyland ride18 Dec 2012 - 3:49am
Political adviser cleared of vote-rigging4 Dec 2012 - 2:37am
New round of protests in Bangkok8 May 2015 - 9:30am
The Communications Authority has fined the embattled Digital Broadcasting Corporation HK$80,000 over its five-day shutdown.20 Nov 2012 - 4:51am
The embattled Digital Broadcasting Corporation has breached its licensing terms by halting scheduled broadcasts for more than four days last month, the communications watchdog says in a provisional ruling.
A sanction would be imposed on the radio broadcaster, the Office of the Communications Authority said.6 Nov 2012 - 4:09pm
Lawmakers vote down investigation into DBC3 Nov 2012 - 3:18am
Guide killed in Turkey by falling material
A Hong Thai Travel Services tour guide was killed by falling building material at a hotel in the tourist spot of Cappadocia in Turkey yesterday. A spokeswoman said he was hit while organising a bus for his 22-member group outside the Suhan Hotel Cappadocia. Another guide had taken over and the tour would continue.
8 May 2015 - 9:30am
The embattled Digital Broadcasting Corporation must answer to the communications watchdog after stopping scheduled broadcasts and playing non-stop music on all its stations from Sunday night.8 May 2015 - 9:30am
DBC ceased to broadcast original programming last night despite a huge crowd that turned out to protest over allegations of political interference at the troubled radio station.8 May 2015 - 9:30am 2 comments
A leaked tape seen as proof that troubled radio station DBC was a victim of political interference from Beijing has sparked renewed controversy over the broadcaster's future.8 May 2015 - 9:30am 2 comments
Activists and hosts of the city's first digital radio broadcaster began a three day sit-in yesterday in front of the government headquarters.
Digital Broadcasting Corporation was forced to go off air after a shareholders' row, with host Albert Cheng Kin-hon calling the dispute "politically motivated".8 May 2015 - 9:30am 1 comment
DBC Radio hosts staged a sit-in outside government headquarters on Friday, claiming that the radio station's closure in the wake of a funding row was “politically motivated."8 May 2015 - 9:30am
DBC Radio's special week-long broadcast, initiated by its former hosts and staff after its official closure last week, might come to an end sooner than expected following an application to the High Court by some shareholders to put the company into liquidation.8 May 2015 - 9:30am 2 comments