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Peter Einstein, CEO, Gulf DTH/Showtime

Peter Einstein was appointed president and chief executive of Gulf DTH/Showtime, the fastest growing direct-to-home digital satellite pay-TV service for the Middle East, in January 1997. Showtime provides eleven channels of Western programming throughout the region, from the Gulf to North Africa. As president and chief executive, Einstein has overall …

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Rupert Murdoch: Always Moving, Always Shaking

TBS Contributing Editor Chris Forrester caught up with Murdoch to talk about News Corp's expansion into Europe Preparing for a snapshot interview with Rupert Murdoch is a difficult challenge for any journalist. First, the man is, for all the publicity that surrounds him, something of an enigma. We all know him so well, …

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Will Wyatt, Chief Executive, BBC

TBS: You alluded in your presentation at the 1998 International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam to the fact that the fast pace of technological growth could lead to a wide gap between those who are "high-tech" and an "information underclass," in terms of nations, regions, and individuals. Do you think that public …

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Alexander Zilo, President and CEO, Orbit

Rome, July 1998 TBS: There's been a lot of talk that Orbit is moving out of Rome. Is this true? Alexander Zilo: We are not moving out of Rome, we are focusing on decentralizing portions of our business, what we're calling the Arabization of Orbit. Over the last five years we've encountered …

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Sheikh Saleh Kamel, Chairman of the Board, ART

TBS: If you were able to start all over again, after your ventures into radio and television as a partner in the Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC), and your opening of specialty channels on Arab Radio and Television (ART), and seeking a satellite code for the region, and broadcasting a variety …

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