SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.4 número4Firm's Innovation Expectation, Potential and Actions: Impressions on the Japanese Videogame Console MarketR&D Management and the Stokes Diagram: An Exploratory Study índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados




Links relacionados


Journal of technology management & innovation

versión On-line ISSN 0718-2724


MENEZES, Esther  y  DE QUADROS CARVALHO, Ruy. Impacts of New Technologies on Free-to-Air TV industry: Lessons from Selected Country Cases. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation [online]. 2009, vol.4, n.4, pp.82-94. ISSN 0718-2724.

This paper aims to examine the impacts of new technologies, especially of the digital TV, on the industry of terrestrial TV in selected countries. Taking the evolution of information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a background scenario, the transformations provoked by digitization of TV on the following aspects are analyzed: (i) the market structure of terrestrial TV (or free-to-air TV broadcasting), (ii) the plurality and diversity of TV programming. Based on secondary data and on recent studies on the technological trajectory of terrestrial TV in selected countries, one concludes that digital TV may provide great opportunities for development in such industry, but the magnitude of its benefits is strongly conditioned by socioeconomic factors and by how the service was regulated. Such findings may contribute to Brazilian debate on development opportunities opened by technological change to the television sector.

Palabras clave : technological change; diffusion of new technologies; information and communication technologies; free-to-air TV broadcasting; terrestrial television industry; digital terrestrial TV technology; market structure; media plurality or diversity; regulation.

        · texto en Inglés     · Inglés ( pdf )


Creative Commons License Todo el contenido de esta revista, excepto dónde está identificado, está bajo una Licencia Creative Commons