The third dimension

BSkyB will launch a dedicated 3D TV channel this year. With other operators set to follow, Graham Pomphrey assesses broadcaster strategies and the latest technologies on offer for this much-hyped technology. 3D video has, until recently, been confined to the cinema. If you exclude the limited forays into anaglyphic technology, that is. You may know […]

The sky’s the limit

The satellite industry has proven resilient against the backdrop of a global financial crisis. With revenues continuing to rise and new launches pending, Graham Pomphrey looks at how traditional services and new models are helping to drive the market. If proof were needed that the satellite industry is in a good state of health, SES […]

The high road

While demand for HDTV is beginning to take off in key markets such as the UK, the economics remain challenging for many players. Graham Pomphrey and Stuart Thomson assess recent developments. High-definition TV has always presented something of a challenge to international channel providers. All know they need to make the move to HD but […]

Taking the high road

“For those of us who wondered if clearer, more detailed TV pictures would be enough to convince more than the geeks among us to upgrade their TV kit, the answer seems to be ‘yes’.” The old mantra ‘content is king’ has taken a bit of a beating in the age of the internet. The quality […]

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