Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Sports channels want Olympic Signals from DD

Some sports channels such as ESPN & Zee Sports have approached Doordharshan India for sharing their feed for the 2008 Olympic Games in this subcontinent region. Many more sports channels such as Neo are also expected to request for a feed share.

This will enable a much better coverage of the event where at least one of the channels telecast the events making sure that no one misses out on the action. This will also benefit Sri Lankan viewers who have so far mainly relied on SLRC for Olympic coverage. Last time around the Athens games was telecast by Sirasa TV but it looks like this around it will be SLRC channels Rupavahini, Channel Eye/Nethra TV who will be covering the event.

Hopefully this feed sharing agreement between DD & the other sports channels will come through enabling this region to view the Olympic games without any interruption or bias towards certain events.

26 comments:

ILHAM - The Boss said...

SLT IPTV FUTURE TV CHANNEL LIST
English – Movies
HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Hits, HBO Family, CINEMAX, Zee Studio, Star Movies, SET PIX.
English – Entertainment
Star World, AXN, Nat Geo Adventure, Hallmark Channel, Australia Network, Discovery, Animal Planet,
National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, BBC Entertainment.
Hindi – Movies
Set Max, Zee Cinema, Star Gold, Filmy.
Hindi – Entertainment
Star Plus, Sony Set, Zee TV, Star One, SET SAB, Zee Smile.
Tamil – Movies
KTV, Raj Digital plus, TBO, SR TV.
Tamil – Entertainment
SUN TV, Raj TV, Star Vijay, Jaya TV, Kalanyar TV.
Sports
ESPN, Star Sports, Star Cricket, TEN Sports, NEO Sports, NEO Cricket,
Zee Sports.
Kids
Nick, Pogo, Cartoon Network, Chutti TV, Animax.
Music
MTV (Music Television), Vh1 - (Video Hits1), Zee Music, SUN MUSIC,
Isai Aruvi, Channel V.
Fashion & Lifestyle
Zee Café, Zee Trendz, Zone Reality, Travel & Living, NDTV Good Times.
International News Channels
BBC, CNN, Aljazeera, NDTV, SUN NEWS, Times Now.
Business News
NDTV Profit, Zee Business, CNBC.

ILHAM - The Boss said...

To Thilini From ILHAH The Boss
If Local TV Channels Interested Joining
SLT IPTV All Local TV Channels Welcome.
For now MTV Network Sri Lanka
(Sirasa TV, Shakthi TV, Channel One MTV)
Interested Joining IPTV According to Report.

Dhammika said...

@ILHAM - The Boss

is this just a wish list of channels or the confirmed channel lineup??
If so it looks very tempting and can trigger a price war by DTV to retain its customer base and/or to prevent new customers going over to IPTV

Looser said...

It looks like a Wish List.

ILHAM - The Boss said...

To Dhammika From ILHAM The Boss.
This TV Channel List Confirmed by
SLT IPTV Marketing Unit.
In the Future this TV Channels
will be Available at SLT IPTV.

Looser said...

That's good news, but Zone Reality won't be there.

Amaris said...

Thanks for the list.

Any idea about the cost of the packages on offer??

Rasika said...

Anyone know about SUN FM will they get new frequencies?????

sithma said...

Amaris
Definitly it will very competitive.You know now slt is back by astro (maxis group)Leading DTH provider in Malaysia.SLT will get real support from Astro Malaysia

ILHAM - The Boss said...

Sri Lanka Telecom will take Technology Support
From there New Partner Maxis Telekom to Launch
SLT IPTV and Expand SLT IPTV Island wide.

Here comes the Competition with SLT IPTV.

But Still Dialog TV Response Unknown.
What is Dialog TV response to the Competition?
(SLT will get real support from Astro Malaysia Leading DTH provider in Malaysia. Astro Malaysia is a Fully Owned Company of Maxis Telekom)

kevin said...

hey thaanx 4 da comment abt da exibition n decied not to go but one thing that i want to clarify,
i.e da charges ,how much initially we have to pay and the line rental that would be the main thing for me to decide whether i m gonna go with this..
if anyone knows plz let me know

cheers

pi55ed

Rasika said...

The Supreme Court on 2nd June warned Raynor Silva, the Managing Director of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Network Pvt. Limited and discharged him of the charge of contempt of the Supreme Court.

Raynor Silva was charged with contempt, for failing to submit to the Supreme Court, an accurate report of the news bulletin, broadcast by the ABC Network, late last year, referring to an LTTE attack on a village in Tissamaharama.

In this case, Silva in a rights violation application, had complained to the Supreme Court that the Media Minister had withdrawn the broadcasting licences issued to the ABC Network channels and that the decision of the Minister had been arbitrary.

The withdrawal of the broadcasting licences had occurred subsequent to an allegedly inaccurate news bulletin broadcast by the ABC, referring to the LTTE attack, on the villages of Ranminithanne.

Sanjeeva Jayewardene, Counsel for the petitioner Silva, told Court that Media Minister had restored five channels to the ABC Network, but the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission had issued only sixteen frequencies sufficient to feed three channels only. The TRC has to restore the other ten frequencies, to feed the other two channels.

The Court directed the TRC to consider the granting of the balance 10 frequencies. The proceedings were terminated.

Senior State Counsel N. G. Pulle, appeared for the Media Minister and the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission.

The Bench comprised the Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva, Justice Andrew Somawansa and Justice J. Balapatabandi.

sithma said...

Hi guys dont panic
SLT provides 3.5 mbps gurenteed band with for IPTV and it will not cost separately.Dont multiply 512k by 7times.(No international bandwith involvement )
Monthly rental will be very competitive.
Coverage over the country where Broad band is avalable.
Distributed VoD servers for all Regional sites based on demand
SLT will ready to launch IPTV before end of July 2008

LKDOOD said...

UTStarcom wins SLT IPTV contract

LINK


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ILHAM - The Boss said...

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Sam said...

Nalanda Tv on Vhf Channel 4 on 27,28,29 June

Ramesh said...

looks like big broadcasters have decided to take action on un-authorised DTH connections. Some agency is selling Tata SKY,DishTV,Sundirect & Reliance in Sri Lanka without permission. The big foregin comapnies are starting office & appoint lawyers to file case. So be ready for one more shutdown.

Sam said...

Yeasterday MBC Network launch a new South Asian Satellite Tv Channel . This channel is an joint event with India,Pakisthan,Nepal.

LANKA INFO said...

DJ Competition - Gates open NOW!

sithma said...

Dear friends Ready for IPTV
Here are some some value added features of SLTIPTV where you donot get in DTV
TSTV
You dont miss your favourite programmes in future. you decide what you want to seeand at what time not the Tv Station
Ex. If you miss 8 o'clock news due to traffic jam but you can rewine live channel back to 8 oclock news and view it.
Grid of all the channels that you want to see
You can see any no of channels(Max no=channel avalable in SLTIPTV) live on your screen by divided vertually (Advanced feature to Picture in Picture fuction)
Wait for more exiting fetures .SLTIPTV will be on commercial ....Wait and see. !!!!!

Sam said...

In Frist Time In The History South Asian Countries Plans To Launch a Tv Channel.Name of this channel is Tv South Asia.this Channel is joint Event with Some tv channels from India,Pakisthan,Bangaladesh&Nepal.
From India - Tara TV
Pakisthan - Aj TV
Nepal - Image TV
Bangaladesh - not a one channel
Srilanka - MTV,MBC

From this channel there are palning to air programs like Arts,music.Cookery,Spcelprograms,Etc..

Sam said...

There is new Radio broadcaster have started there transmission .Because i am saying that i sow a new logo on the TV . mostly in media briefing's.

Sam said...

Broadcast Srilanka 2008

This an another exhibition .Of
Multimedia & Infotainment Technology.
EXHIBITION & TRADE FAIR On 4th & 5th Of July 2008

Sam said...

These days we can see that all the Channels (TV,Radio) are covering the media briefing's and other occasions. Mostly Art TV , E TV And Ran Fm are not covering any media briefings (just only few ) But now we can see that these channels are covering all the media briefing's and occasions.