16 - 22 Mar: Your guide on what to look forward to this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
The Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards this Tuesday 17 March will now be live-streamed due to concerns over the coronavirus. The presentation will be streamlined with RTS representatives now invited to the event, whilst the broader industry is invited to watch the Awards via a live link. Watch the live stream here.
IBC365 will host a webinar for cyber security themed week on Wednesday 18 March at 2pm (GMT). Join Fighting pirates and safeguarding content distribution in an OTT world to learn how OTT platforms protect content from illegal use and avoid revenue loss.
Alert: The coronavirus is a global public health concern that is continuing to have a significant impact throughout the international events and conference industry.
- Read more: IBC statement on coronavirus (COVID-19)
Wireless Telecom Group will release its Q4 2019 earnings on Thursday.
Film and TV releases
Gone Girl’s Rosamund Pike stars in Radioactive, a story of the scientific and romantic passions of Polish scientist Marie Sklodowska-Curie – the first woman to win a Nobel Prize - and Pierre Curie, and the reverberations of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.
On this day
21 March 2006 Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sends the world’s first non-automated tweet
18 March 1985 Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC for $3.5 billion, first transfer of ownership of a TV network