Pay Tv

Broadsheet newspaper proves more than a good read for TV station's bare-all calendar stars

Mirror mirror on the wall, which TV station has the prettiest anchors of them all?

Saturday, 2 January, 2010, 12:00am

Complaints about bad sales tactics jump 50pc

Complaints about the use of unscrupulous sales tactics surged by more than 50 per cent in the first three quarters of the year, the Consumer Council revealed yesterday.

The complaints mainly involved slimming centres, beauty salons and pay TV operators.

26 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Losses from pay TV piracy down 15pc with use of secure network

Pay TV piracy in Hong Kong is estimated to result in total losses of HK$213 million this year, down 15 per cent from last year, a poll has found.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The STAR figures

YOUR story (Sunday Morning Post, March 14) entitled ''Tricky times as STAR waits for pay TV'' contains some serious financial inaccuracies regarding STAR's expenditures.

I was quoted as saying the writer's figures, attributed to ''sources close to the company'', were nowhere near the actual figures.

21 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Setback for pay TV

HONGKONG'S pay television network is unlikely to come into operation until well into next year because of Government delays in granting a licence, broadcasting industry observers warn. Officials, including Recreation and Culture Branch Secretary Mr James So Yiu-cho, said Wharf Cable was certain to be issued with a licence last month and its system would begin operating by October.

7 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Revise pay TV proposals

THE Government's policy on pay TV is about to take legislative form. Part of the proposals offer compensation to ATV and TVB for the competition they will face from Wharf's network which is due to start operations by October 1993.

14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am