Star TV

TV companies must innovate and engage audiences, warns top media strategist

TV has “not innovated” in the past decade and programmers are losing control over their audience, according to digital media strategist Robert Tercek. Speaking at Arris’ Video Leadership Forum in Barcelona this week, Tercek, who has previously worked for companies like MTV, Star TV in Asia, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Oprah Winfrey Network, called […]

UPC Cablecom boosts HD offering, reduces analogue

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Cablecom has boosted the number of unencrypted HD channels it provides in German-speaking Switzerland. UPC Cablecom is now offering over 60 unencrypted channels in its basic package, including 27 HD services, following the addition of HD services Star TV, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and the three most popular French channels: […]

Shalimov takes over Star

The Russian ministry of defence has named Yuri Shalimov as CEO of its broadcasting division, encompassing the Star TV channel, a radio service and internet portal, according to local reports. Shalimov previously worked for broadcaster NTV as head of programmes centred on crime and the law. He worked on two controversial shows about anti-government protests […]