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Bahrain TV station struggles as signal blocked

Setting up a new television station is a risky business at the best of times.

But what do you do when your own government stops you broadcasting, preventing your message getting out and undermining any hopes of building a thriving business?

It is a problem the Bahrainis behind Lualua TV are facing, following the anti-government protests that took place in the country in March 2011. They have turned to technology to try and help them find a market.

The BBC's Simon Atkinson visits their fledgling station on the outskirts of London.

Special report: The Technology of Business

  • 14 Nov 2011
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