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TELE-satellite International —
Broadcasting network for ICN in the USA. From the headquarters in Los Angeles,
the programming is distributed to various cities in the USA via fiber optic link and
then transmitted terrestrially in ATSC in these cities.
can be found in Los Angeles, Califor-
nia. There you’ll find two digital ICN
TV channels receivable terrestrially in
ATSC, one of them in Chinese and the
other in English with a focus on Asia as
well as China.
We wanted to know more about this:
where does ICN get its programming
content from and how is all of this fi-
The right person to talk to about this
is Neil Nieh. He is ICN’s Vice President
and Director and is primarily respon-
sible for the technical side of the busi-
ness. He explains to us how ICN got its
start: “In 1982 the government in Tai-
wan decided to address the interests of
the out-of-country Chinese in the USA
by making available video cassettes of
movies and TV series from Taiwan.”
In just a few years a network of 400