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Japanese FM radio station J-Wave (frequency: 81.3) will carry live game coverage of the Super Bowl XLIX, the company announced on Wednesday. It will be the first time the NFL’s championship game will be broadcast live on Japanese radio. Bilingual sports anchor Yuji Kondo will be the play-by-play announcer while…

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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Newsmax TV has reached a distribution deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative, adding nearly 12 million subscribers, the network said Tuesday. Newsmax TV adds NCTC to its carriage deals with satellite services Dish Network and DirecTv, representing 35 million homes, said  the network.   Source : http://www.broadcastingcable.com/

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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Michael Fiorile, vice chairman and CEO of Dispatch Broadcast Group, has been named chairman at the trade association TVB for 2015-2016. A member of TVB’s board since 2006, Fiorile succeeds Bill Fine, WCVB Boston president and general manager. “We look forward to the benefits of Michael’s further involvement in TVB,”…

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Australia’s newest player in the PR industry, Broadcast Connections, has officially launched. Created by respected career publicists Jael Napper and Kym Richardson, Broadcast Connections aims to provide journalists with credible news and story opportunities, and communicate their client’s messages in a way that benefits both the client and their media…

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360 Systems has selected San Diego-based Solekai Systems for advanced digital media software development of its next generation of broadcast video servers. Solekai will develop the system and architecture design, create and execute an acceptance plan, and integrate the next, advanced generation 360 Systems video server solution. During the development,…

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Vubiquity, an aggregator of premium content, said it has struck a deal to make its LiveVU linear TV platform available to members of the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), a group that negotiates carriage and tech deals for more than 850 independent cable operators.    The LiveVU hosted MPEG-2 and…

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Madison's progressive talk station WXXM-FM (92.1) has become the first broadcast radio station to carry a marijuana talk program available before only on the Internet. Launched in June 2014 by DigiPath Inc. of Los Angeles, TNMNews (The National Marijuana News) provides national cannabis news with the goal of educating and…

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Newsmax TV has signed a distribution deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), providing the news and information service access to 900-plus member cable systems, encompassing nearly 12 million MVPD subscribers. Newsmax TV, which targets the underserved baby boomer audience, is already carried by DISH and DIRECTV in approximately…

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Here's a big question for the New Year: How do you deliver millions of pieces of content each day to millions, even billions of smartphones, tablets and computers at a time when such efforts produce only 3% or 4% of your revenue? Answers to that question go a long way…

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Amazon Studios will produce and stream original and acquired movies that it will stream to subscribers as early as a month after the film's theatrical release, company officials said Monday.    Amazon, which currently streams original series such as Golden Globe-winning series Transparent, will create original movies under the leadership…