Gerry Anderson 1929-2012
British television and film producer Gerry Anderson, best known as the creator of the shuffling puppets of the Thunderbirds, has died at the age of 83.Friday, 28 December, 2012, 5:41am
BBC Olympics vs London 2012 Both free Rating 9/10 for BBC Olympics, 5/10 for London 201224 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The uncertainty about whether everyone in Hong Kong will get to see the London Olympic Games has been resolved. Just 10 days before the opening ceremony, a deal was struck between the official broadcaster, iCable, and the two free-to-air television stations.19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong sports fans may not get to watch live coverage of the London Olympic Games this summer if Cable TV's plan doesn't go through. The company is pressing the government to approve its application for a free-to-air licence.11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Plans to stop broadcasting analogue television signals at the end of next year have been delayed for three years to allow more people time to switch over to digital TV sets.
The government yesterday announced its decision to wait until 2015 after a survey found the purchase of digital TV sets and signal receivers was slowing down.23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Television viewers wanting receivers to watch high-definition (HD) broadcasts should buy models approved by telecoms watchdog Ofta to ensure they can receive local programmes, the Consumer Council says.16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Digital television broadcasting in Hong Kong has a long way to go to achieve its full potential, technology experts said a week after its launch last Monday.7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
The government has urged the public to hold off buying basic-tier set-top boxes five days after the start of digital broadcasting, as none of them have passed Office of Telecommunications Authority tests.
But industry officials challenged the warning, saying it was not mandatory for set-top box manufacturers to have their products tested by the government.6 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Inquiries flood in over new transmissions
The telecoms watchdog has received more than 300 inquiries since digital television broadcasts began on Monday, five of them about analogue televisions plagued by 'snowing'.3 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
He was a fresh prince once and also a man in black. Now, Will Smith is one of the biggest box office draws around, and he will be getting jiggy in Hong Kong next weekend. The local office of Warner Brothers is bringing the rapper and actor to town to promote his new movie, I Am Legend, where he plays the sole survivor in a world full of vampire zombies.28 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Had the summer sun persisted, you would have opened the page to bikini-clad girls riding monster Hawaiian waves in new-to-Hong Kong surfer drama Beyond the Break. Alas, the weather has turned, so instead let's consider the cooler side of television.23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
When it comes to improving business operations, the views of staff members - particularly those in the frontline - are invaluable. They are involved in everyday operations and can identify problems and solutions that the company faces.27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
In the past, the BBC had great difficulty hanging on to its stars. Many top comedians, presenters, writers and technicians were eventually lured away by the commercial opposition, usually for much bigger pay cheques. How times have changed.29 May 2006 - 12:00am
by Ian Rankin Orion
$1701 May 2005 - 12:00am
The mainland's national broadcaster plans to launch six digital channels next week.
China Central Television will broadcast the channels from Monday and will start charging 58 yuan a month for the digital package from September.4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am