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The war between DISH Network Corp. and WRAL is officially over – at least until the next round of retransmission negotiations. Financial details behind the agreement were not disclosed, nor was the specific time frame encapsulated in the deal. Via a prepared statement, DISH representatives called the deal "a multi-year…

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The founding MHL companies unveiled here Tuesday a next-generation digital interface specification called “superMHL” that will support up 8K/120fps video and object oriented audio formats including Dolby Atmos and DTS-UHD. Rob Tobias, MHL president, said that unlike earlier MHL versions, superMHL will use its own connector (in both active and…

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Sky Sports has announced that it has extended its contract as the sole broadcaster of England cricket matches by a further two years until 2019. The agreement with the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Thursday includes all England’s home Test, one-day and T20 matches as well as at…

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US-based Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp will acquire up to 38.6 per cent stake in direct to home distribution firm Videocon d2h for around USD 375 million (about Rs 2,130 crore). As per an agreement signed between the two parties, shares valued at USD 300-375 million will be acquired by Silver…

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NeuLion, a company that specializes in the delivery of live and on-demand video streams, said it will dive more deeply into OTT services, expand into new international markets, and accelerate its 4K video strategy following its $62.5 million acquisition of DivX, a maker of video encoding and delivery technologies.   …

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KVH Industries, Inc., has introduced the TracVision® A9, a compact, low-profile satellite TV antenna designed to provide vehicles in the United States with on-the-go access to satellite TV programming, including DIRECTV® channels and DISH Network® high-definition channels. The new 5-inch-high system from KVH, a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV…

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SiriusXM today announced it will launch SiriusXM Insight, an all-new, exclusive, groundbreaking news, information, and entertainment radio channel offering listeners inspiring ideas and intelligent conversation with an edge.  Designed to reach fans that enjoy the eclectic subject matter of public radio, SiriusXM Insight will feature an array of fresh, diverse…

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EVS Broadcast Equipment, the leading provider of live video production systems, today announced that it has acquired the remaining 75% it did not own in Scalable Video System GmbH (SVS). Since May 2013, EVS owns 25% of SVS, an R&D company based in Weiterstadt (Germany) developing IT-based vision mixers. Under…

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Tablo is one of several DVR boxes aiming to squeeze more value out of over-the-air TV, but the latest version tries to stand out with a built-in antenna. Like the original Tablo, the Tablo Metro doesn't plug directly into your television. Instead, it hooks up to your home Wi-Fi router…

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MediaTek is collaborating with Google on its new Google Cast for audio offering for music lovers globally to address consumer desire to connect with music quickly and easily. MediaTek's audio System on Chip (SoC), MT8507, will power a seamless home audio experience that allows consumers to easily connect with Google…