Archive | February, 2011

News Corp. Q2 Up as a result of Improved US Broadcasting & Cable Sectors

2 Feb

News Corp. Q2 Up as a result of Improved US Broadcasting & Cable Sectors

News Corporation reported second quarter total segment operating income(1) of $1.29 billion compared with $712 million of total segment operating income reported a year ago. The prior year’s second quarter results included a $500 million litigation settlement charge at the Company’s integrated marketing services business, which is part of the Publishing segment. Excluding this charge, second quarter segment operating profit increased 6% over the prior year. This growth reflects significant profit increases at the Cable Network Programming and Television segments, partially offset by decreases at the Filmed Entertainment and Other segments.
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Video Recorders (Analog & Digital) a $1.66 billion market in 2011

2 Feb

Video Recorders (Analog & Digital) a $1.66 billion market in 2011

SCRI International has combined the VTR/VPR (Videotape Recorder/Player) category with the emerging disk and file-based video recorders (VDRs). This is in response to the dramatic drop off of tape-based video recorders. We will now track all video recorders in this combined category.
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