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Broadcasters, disability organisation draw up recommendation on future EU rules for audiovisual access
Monday 20 Feb 2017
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the European Disability Forum (EDF), and the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) have made a common proposal to improve the accessibility of audiovisual media services for persons with disabilities.
Broadcasters, disability organisation draw up recommendation on future EU rules for audiovisual access
Generation What? To be launched across Asia-Pacific in 2018
Monday 20 Feb 2017
Generation What?, one of the most significant trans-media and transnational campaigns has been highly successful in Europe. 
Generation What? To be launched across Asia-Pacific in 2018
Leading Industry Players to Showcase latest Technologies at DBS 2017
Friday 17 Feb 2017
Prominent broadcasting industry players have joined the ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2017 as Exhibitors and will be showcasing the latest media technologies and solutions from 7 – 9 March at the Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Leading Industry Players to Showcase latest Technologies at DBS 2017
Bangladesh PM to open the ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and DRR
Friday 17 Feb 2017
Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the Bangladesh Prime Minister, will inaugurate the 3rd ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction.  
Bangladesh PM to open the ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and DRR
India – Analogue signals to end next month
Friday 17 Feb 2017
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has stated that the deadline will not be extended for the switching off of analogue signals in digital addressable system (DAS) Phase III.
India – Analogue signals to end next month
iM4U fm – Malaysia celebrated World Radio Day in a Hot Air Baloon
Friday 17 Feb 2017
Malaysian youth station iM4U fm celebrated World Radio Day last Monday by broadcasting its morning show, BANGKIT Squad, live from a hot air balloon.
iM4U fm – Malaysia celebrated World Radio Day in a Hot Air Baloon
A colourful rally marked World Radio Day 2017 in Bangladesh
Friday 17 Feb 2017
Public, private and community radio stations teamed up last Monday to celebrating the 6th  World Radio Day in Bangladesh. The joint celebrations were led by the public broadcaster, Bangladesh Betar.
A colourful rally marked World Radio Day 2017 in Bangladesh
Seven Network – Australia to air Women’s Australian Football Final
Thursday 16 Feb 2017
The Seven Network broadcast the inaugural AFL Women’s competition live across Channel 7, 7mate and the PLUS7 app earlier this month. An AFLW match is being aired nationally every Saturday night.
Seven Network – Australia to air Women’s Australian Football Final
Global World Radio Day launched for the first time from Asia
Monday 13 Feb 2017
UNESCO is inviting today all radio stations and supporting organisations to celebrate radio and how it helps shape our lives. The theme this year is “Radio is You!”. World Radio Day (WRD) is now in its 6th year. 
Global World Radio Day launched for the first time from Asia
ABU connects with IWMF to offer funding for women journalists
Monday 13 Feb 2017
ABU is proud to inform its members that our partner - The International Women’s Media Foundation’s (IWMF) has opened a new round of funding for its Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists.
ABU connects with IWMF to offer funding for women journalists

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