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The BBC has chosen BT to provide its broadcast network, delivering considerable savings and paving the way for future digital innovation. This enables the BBC to move to a new, state-of-the-art network based on internet technologies from April 2017. The new network will be more efficient, flexible, and better able…

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Nokia on Tuesday launched FastMile, a wireless broadband solution that lets operators use LTE radio technology to provide Internet connectivity in difficult-to-reach areas. According to Nokia, the system includes residential equipment that will allow mobile operators with an existing LTE network and underutilized rural spectrum to offer home broadband as…

Friday, Jan 29, 2016
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The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to approve an annual report on broadband deployment that has become a magnet for controversy in recent years. The commission signed off on releasing the 2016 Broadband Progress report to the public at its January open meeting. In the report, the commission found…

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The Chicago Blackhawks and WGN Radio announced today that they have agreed on a five-year broadcast rightsholder extension. The agreement will keep Blackhawks hockey on the 50,000-watt radio powerhouse through the 2023-24 National Hockey League season.  WGN Radio has been the flagship station for the Blackhawks since the start of…

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An American media watchdog group is urging Ugandan authorities to allow a privately owned radio station in the country to resume broadcasts. The Committee to Protect Journalists said Endigyito FM was forced off the air last week when officials revoked the station's license and confiscated its broadcasting equipment. An employee…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, the owner of the most TV stations in the country, said Wednesday it agreed to buy the Tennis Channel for $350 million, marking the local broadcast TV powerhouse’s first foray into the national cable television market. The Wall Street Journal had first reported in September that Sinclair…

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Fox has secured the rights to broadcast this year's Copa America Centenario. The network said Wednesday that all 32 matches will be televised on Fox, FS1 or FS2. The tournament takes place at 10 U.S. venues from June 3-26. The special 16-team event marks the 100th anniversary of the first…

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GoPro is teaming up with Twitter-owned Periscope to allow users to broadcast live from their GoPro devices connected to iPhones. Persicope, like Meerkat, is an app that allows smartphone users to create live broadcasts. All you have to do is download the app, set up an account and point your…

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Conroe-area residents will likely benefit from a new partnership between Lone Star Internet Radio and the city. Communication Coordinator Victoria Endsley presented a request to City Council at a workshop Wednesday afternoon asking for a little more than $48,000 to get the equipment to broadcast on two new radio signals.…

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SK Broadband, the Internet-based service subsidiary of SK Telecom, will launch a mobile media platform named "oksusu" this week. The company said Tuesday it would boost its presence in the media platform industry by producing original content and lowering fees for the service. "The new integrated mobile platform will provide…