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Recent news and comment from the world of public sector media.
After the typhoon: rebuilding with radio in the Philippines

We hear from a disaster communications expert helping at Radyo Bakdaw, a station set up in storm-ravaged Guiuan, where Typhoon Haiyan made landfall

Monetisation, mobile radio and more: Q&A with NAB’s CEO

We spoke to Gordon Smith, head of the organisation running the other massive international broadcasting and media show, the NAB in the US, who was visiting the IBC for the first time

CBA Secretary-General gives evidence to parliamentary review of PSB

Sally-Ann Wilson, the Secretary-General of the CBA, has given spoken evidence to a select committee on public service broadcasting from the Isle of Man’s parliament

A Conversation with Hubert T. Lacroix

This video interview asks the CBC/Radio Canada President and CEO about the organisation’s priorities, future changes and what these mean for its audience.

Established broadcasters will dominate OTT

Mainstream broadcasters are in the best position to take advantage of the growing over-the-top (OTT) TV sector, according to trend forecasting by accountancy firm Deloitte.

Digital TV booms in Sub-Saharan Africa

Over a third of homes with televisions in Sub-Saharan Africa accessed digital signal by the end of 2012, a report has found. The publication, Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa predicts that DTV penetration in the region will skyrocket to 95.5% by 2018.