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Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced an agreement with Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO), to provide the company with Rentrak’s full suite of local market ratings services, including its automotive and political Advanced Demographics, for all Tribune Broadcasting television…

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TVU Networks announced that Nexstar Broadcasting Group has signed a deal to deploy TVUPack IP newsgathering solutions and TVU Grid IP video switching, routing and distribution solutions across many of its broadcast stations.   Nexstar plans to deploy TVUPack TM8200 mobile IP video transmitters to its various stations in order…

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Harmonic , the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today launched the latest generation of its market-leading Electra(TM) product line, the Electra X family of advanced media processors for broadcast and multiscreen content delivery. As the world's first encoder family to support graphics, branding, and playout functionalities, as well as…

Wednesday, Feb 04, 2015
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That's according to new reports that claim a 4K set-top box could be here by the spring. Sky is fast-tracking the launch in an attempt to head off BT and their exclusive deal to show European football, which starts next season. The Daily Telegraph reports that BT Sport are planning…

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The NHL announced the return of the World Cup on Jan. 24. Commissioner Gary Bettman said the goal of the event is to help grow the game, and a deal with ESPN could help push those efforts even further. The 2016 World Cup will be played at the Air Canada…

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Sling TV, the new OTT pay-TV service from Dish Network targeted to cord-cutters and cord-nevers, said it has inked a deal for multi-stream rights for live and on-demand content from Univision Communications.    Under the deal, Sling TV will gain access to the flagship Univision Network, UniMás, UDN (Univision Deportes…

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Gray Television has opened a news bureau in Washington, D.C., to provide analysis of issues taking place on Capitol Hill that are relevant to the 44 markets in which Gray owns and/or operates TV stations. The move positions Gray for what it expects to be a record-breaking 2016 presidential election…

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Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of mobile broadband networking solutions, today announced significant upgrades to the feature set of its award-winning Smart eMBMS solution, designed to bring important network quality enhancements to operators, with a particular emphasis on an improved video experience. Smart eMBMS employs a dynamic cell activation algorithm…

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
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Just hours after launching its first ever broadcast yesterday, Alarab TV, the Middle East’s newest news channel has gone off air, with an image of the channel’s logo displaying in place of normal programming. Reports online suggest the news channel, which has its headquarters at the World Trade Centre in…

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Ericsson said the deal “provides an ideal springboard for expansion into the region from its base in Abu Dhabi”. Twofour54 currently provides playout services for nine different channels, including Baynounah and Clouds Media. As part of the deal, Ericsson will establish a media hub in Abu Dhabi to provide content…