- WorldSpace: Italian radio pioneer Robert Zaino has been appointed content director for WorldSpace Italia, a subsidiary of WorldSpace Satellite Radio, which is trying to introduce mobile satellite radio primarily to Africa and Asia. Founded in the early nineties by Ethiopian Noah A. Samara – an early investor in America’s XM (NSDQ: XMSR) satellite radio operator – WorldSpace was conceived to provide programming and data services to mobile handsets, with a particular emphasis on broadcasting information to limit the spread of diseases. (Via Media Network).
– Sumo.tv: Loaded magazine founder James Brown, a director at the UGC video network, has hired in Bizarre magazine editor Alex Godfrey as controller. He will be responsible for commissioning programmes, supervising the schedule and finding new talent, The Guardian says. Sumo.tv was launched in October 2006 by Cellcast, aiming to license contributors