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> > (September, 2007)
> > 
> > One of the things that must be very difficult for the BBC
> > is managing
> > to produce television and radio programmes for 3
> > different languages
> > plus minorities. Perhaps some programmes would be
> > simulcast in
> > English, Scots and Cambrian (e.g. news, sport) whilst
> > others would be
> > broadcast locally (e.g. childrens programmes, drama,
> > talkshows). 
> 
> I'm sure the BBC is an overarching or "federated"
> organisation of previously nationalised Anglo-Scottish and
> Kemrese broadcasters. There must still be some
> differentiation between the two great broadcasters, as
> regards language. I suspect that there may also be an
> amount of local programming. How much of that is "in
> dialect" is up for grabs. I would hazard that very little
> is in dialect. I am not aware of any Kerno language tele in
> Kemr -- a different matter for radio, where there used to
> be many Kerno language stations. Only a few anymore.
> 
> There is probably a Scottish version of the English
> broadcasts and very likely actual Scottish programmes.
> 
> The BBC is also a worldwide or multinational organisation
> that either partners with foreign media corporations or
> produces/broadcasts independently in other countries.
> 
> > I was
> > wondering whether perhaps the BBC might have there a
> > similar structure
> > to NOS in the Netherlands here, with a very collegiate
> > structure, or
> > at least a lot of regional offices and home-grown
> > programming. Is
> > there a TV liscence fee?
> > 
> > There are some questions I have about TV in general.
> > There was a
> > mention of bycopel over the airwaves
> > (http://ib.frath.net/w/Teiliteacs) and a mention of Sky
> > Digital. I
> > think what the author might be driving at is MHEG,
> > although correct me
> > if I'm wrong. What I'd be interested in is how this is
> > being
> > delivered. Is it being carried in the extra lines (like
> > teletext), in
> > a seperate channel, encoded or something? The other thing
> > is the
> > Teiliteacs page implies the Prestel-style thing is very
> > like the
> > Teletext-style thing except without the two-way features.
> > Surely at
> > best you'll only be able to get the BBC's/RTE's/Post
> > office's own
> > services there, as Prestel was more internet-like in that
> > anyone could
> > set something up if they could pay for the bandwidth etc?
> > The other
> > thing is, does IB have DTT TV or is it still analogue?
> > 
> > The last thing is twentyfour hour TV. Do we have things
> > like the
> > test-card girl and shutdown, or is TV totally 24-hour?
> > Note - BBC2 and
> > ITV1 *here* shut down, but only between about 1 am to 5
> > am and don't
> > show the test-card. I think I read a reference to
> > national anthems at
> > shut-down some where before.
> 
> One could only hope that the idea that IB has a bit of a
> slower pace over all includes an actual "broadcast day"
> with a discernable beginning and a discernable end. We had
> that here (at least in the US) up til not so many years
> ago. People that are up at all hours are either hoodlums or
> nightwatch people (police, firemen, medical night shift or
> the like). There's really no reason to be up watching
> reruns of Ill Peleirin at four in the morning.

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