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2013-12-20 23:25:03

The best in Japanese programming is now available in High Definition. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 International Media Distribution (IMD) today announced the number one Japanese channel in North America is now available in high definition to AT&T U-verse TV® customers across the country. TV JAPAN HD is now live on AT&T U-verse TV Channel 3681. The standard definition version of TV JAPAN is available on Channel 3680. The regular monthly subscription price for TV...

2013-07-31 08:27:35

A Wide Selection of Programming Will Include Everything from News, Science and Technology Reports to Cooking, Travel and Multi-cultural Shows TOKYO, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Japan International Broadcasting (http://www.jibtv.com/), the distribution company of NHK, and KCETLink (www.kcet.org), the national independent public transmedia organization, have announced the dynamic programming line-up on NHK WORLD TV (www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld) which debuts in Southern...

2013-04-10 04:20:49

CANNES, France, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global music supplier Audio Network is delighted to announce a deal with NHK Enterprises Inc. (NEP), which is an affiliate of NHK Japanese public broadcaster. This gives them unlimited use to use Audio Network's music across multi-platform territories, worldwide. Audio Network is also proud to announce the launch of its Japanese language website. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/562536 ) Audio Network's...

2012-09-17 22:20:45

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC celebrated its Awards on Sunday 9 September, with honours going to companion apps and asset management, the latest in home content delivery, an 80 year history of ground breaking broadcast developments, cutting edge research and the best in exhibition stand design. The ceremony featured content as diverse as zombies and ballroom dancing. Honoured on stage were media companies from North and South America, Europe and Japan. The IBC International...

Super Hi-Vision Television Format Approved
2012-08-27 04:29:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The UN agency responsible for overseeing international information and communication technology standards has approved a new television format that has 16-times the resolution of current high-definition televisions (HDTVs), various media outlets reported late last week. Jay Alabaster of IDG News, citing "Japanese sources" (one from public broadcasting station NHK, developers of the technology, and another from the  Ministry...

2012-07-04 02:20:29

LONDON, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC has announced that the highest honour it bestows, the International Honour for Excellence, will this year be presented to NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories (STRL). Japanese public service broadcaster NHK has been foremost in developing new techniques and technology for broadcasting since its formation in 1930. The IBC International Honour for Excellence is presented each year to an outstanding individual or organisation who has fostered...

2011-11-15 17:58:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable operators from coast to coast are offering a free preview of Japanese-language network TV JAPAN to customers for a limited time. In doing so, cable operators are helping to raise awareness about TV JAPAN's special incentive campaign which includes a $5 donation to support Japan Earthquake Relief Funds in partnership with various nonprofit organizations including the Japan Society, Japan America Society of Southern California, and the...

2011-08-31 09:16:00

LONDON, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The IBC2011 Best Conference Paper Award is to be awarded to Yukihiro Nishida and his colleagues Kenichiro Masaoka, Masayki Sugawara, Kohei Ohmura, Masaki Emoto and Eisuke Nakasu from NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories in Japan. This is in recognition of their paper on Super Hi-Vision, the ultra high definition television system which is once again being demonstrated at IBC this year. (Logo:...

2011-08-25 11:00:00

Internationally Acclaimed Author Reza Aslan to Anchor SoCal Connected/Global Watch Special "In The Shadow of 9/11" Additional Programming Includes Documentaries "From the Ground Up" and "War Stories from Ward 7-D" and full coverage from international news partners BBC, Al-Jazeera, and NHK. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, KCET, the nation's largest independent public television...

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2010-11-09 15:10:00

According to recent news reports, Japanese prosecutors seized user records from Google on Tuesday for an investigation into the leak of a video on YouTube showing a tense maritime incident that sparked controversy with China. Public broadcaster NHK and other Japanese media said the move came after the government confirmed the authenticity of the firm showing a Chinese fishing trawler colliding with two Japanese coastguard vessels in disputed waters. The footage, which was taken by Japanese...