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The News Review:
- Net Insight AB upgrades the Eurovision network
- Eurovision Song Contest Shop
- Waspy trio buzzes in Junior Eurovision sting
- Spain: TVE takes Eurovision “very seriously”
Net Insight AB upgrades the Eurovision network
Trading Markets (press release), CA
No financial details were disclosed. Net Insight, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, provides transport
solutions for broadcast, media, IPTV and digital terrestrial TV
networks. The company has some 100 employees and reported net sales of
SEK229m in 2007. One British pound (GBP) is worth approximately 12.
Eurovision Song Contest Shop
635 viewers tuned in on E?last Saturday to watch the show broadcast live from Limassol. E?reached a market share of 35,00%.
Waspy trio buzzes in Junior Eurovision sting
Cyprus Mail, Cyprus
The winning song ‘Bzz’ by musical trio Bzikebi got 154 points, stealing the show with their buzzing song about the sound of wasps. Despite some complaints on transportation and organisation, the CyBC got the thumbs up for the JESC production, its first grand-scale project. “The 2008 JESC is over and the city of Limassol can be proud that Europe enjoyed the best Junior Eurovision since its launch in 2003. Despite the huge problems with the organisation, the TV outcome was simply superb,” commented oikotimes.
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Spain: TVE takes Eurovision “very seriously”
TVE is now set to repeat the experience, but judging by the press conference held this morning, it seems that the public broadcaster has learned from past mistakes. According to Rosalía Lloret, head of RTVE's website, rtve. es, TVE is taking the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest "seriously, very seriously", and so said Borja Prieto, responsible for Contents of MySpace. com, who stated that they have learned from hackers' tricks and all those who tried to boycott the 2008 selection procedure. This is why the 2009 voting will take place on the RTVE website (.