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Gray TV stations in Florida, Nebraska and Kansas returned to Cox Communications subscribers in those areas Sunday afternoon. "Cox Communications has reached an agreement with Gray TV for retransmission consent of their channels to our lineup,” Cox said in a statement. “We regret the recent disruption in service and appreciate…

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REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales announced a new distribution partnership agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), the not-for-profit cooperative representing independent cable system providers with nearly 1,000 member companies throughout the U.S. and its territories. The multi-platform carriage deal provides that REVOLT, the multi-platform, multi-genre music network founded by…

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A bipartisan group of House members has reintroduced a bill that would make permanent the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which prevents state and local taxes on Internet access in all but a handful of grandfathered jurisdictions. Teaming up on the new permanent incarnation of ITFA, which passed the House…

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Sling TV, Dish Network’s new OTT pay-TV service for cord-cutters and cord-haters, came away with top honors at this week’s International CES, winning the Best of CES awards program. Sling TV also won in the awards program’s Best Home Theater Product and Best Software categories. Dish introduced Sling TV on…

Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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Taiwanese smartphone maker, HTC, has launched a service that allows users to stream video live to Youtube using an HTC RE camera. The service was made available for Android devices on January 9, through a free update to the RE app in the Google Play store. The update will also…

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The Chicago Cubs and Tribune Broadcasting’s WGN-TV today announced a new 5-year agreement under which the local station will televise 45 games annually beginning with the 2015 season. This new agreement continues a broadcasting partnership that spans more than 60 years. Specific terms of the agreement were not released. As…

Friday, Jan 09, 2015
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BroaMan’s Danish distributor Danmon has been providing broadcast solutions to the country’s public service broadcaster TV2 for nearly two decades. Last year, when the company decided to upgrade its SNG OB truck (DNK-47) from SD to HD, the Odense based facility moved its commentator intercom onto a Clear-Com platform and…

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Gerald Griffin has been named senior VP, business development and strategic partnerships, at CBS Television Stations. He comes from ABC Regional Sports & Entertainment Sales, where he was senior VP, and will report to Jim Sullivan, president of sales for the group. Griffin will be responsible for working with the…

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ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd., the leading total solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in China, today announced that it successfully introduced the industry's first of its kind mobile Internet intelligence aware solution named MPlus. MPlus extends more advantages to mobile e-commerce, mobile games, mobile social and other…

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The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and Discovery Communications said they signed a multi-year distribution agreement to allow the continued delivery of Discovery’s 13 U.S. networks, including TV-everywhere rights through subscriber authentication on multiple devices.    The agreement gives NCTC member customers continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks including Discovery…