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London’s BVE Show sees audio specialist Sennheiser is showing a number of its latest products for the broadcast market: the new EK 6042 two-channel camera receiver, the AVX wireless microphone systems for video cameras that ensure totally stress-free audio capture and ClipMic digital and MKE 2 digital. The EK 6042…

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Ryerson announced the official opening of the Rogers Communication Centre’s new teaching and broadcast facility, the Allan Slaight Radio Institute, on Feb. 3. A $3 million donation was made to the school last May by the Slaight Family Foundation — a philanthropic organization that donates money to various projects supporting…

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Comcast Corp. today reported results for the fourth quarter of 2015 and the full year. Revenue from its Broadcast Television segment increased 7% to $2.5 billion compared to $2.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, reflecting a 7% increase in advertising revenue, primarily driven by higher rates, a 34.9%…

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Out of their determination to “celebrate Jordan internationally”, two local media figures are scheduled on Tuesday to commence an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest radio talk show as a team. Jordanian actor and director Amjad Hijazeen and Lebanese radio host at Sawt El Ghad Jessy…

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Recently-released HelixNet Version 3.0, a software-only update to the HelixNet digital network partyline platform, unlocks the overall capacity of the HelixNet system, allowing it a six-fold expansion for supporting more communication channels and more users during live productions. HelixNet delivers tripled its basic channel count, with a new offering of…

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Time Warner Cable customers will have to purchase new equipment as the company makes plans to increase its internet speeds with "all-digital services" — TWC Maxx. The company has always required digital package subscribers to have a set-top box, however, if a customer is connecting cable directly from a wire…

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New Zealand internet service provider Wireless Nation, a Kiwi affiliate of Optus Satellite, has signed a services agreement with Mobile Health NZ to broadcast health education sessions using video conferencing from their satellite van throughout rural areas. Terms of the deal see the Kiwi ISP provide services on a ‘use…

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Sony Pictures Television’s retro TV channel getTV signed a distribution agreement with Media General Inc. for both over-the-air and local cable carriage in 20 new markets, Sony said. Media General will begin rolling out getTV beginning today (Feb. 1) and the Media General affiliates will elevate getTV to local deals…

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As of about 12:30 p.m. Monday, Boise State Public Radio is back on the air in the Wood River Valley. The station had been unable to broadcast in Blaine County for the past week due to an equipment failure. Last Tuesday, the station started experiencing trouble with a leased data…

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Channels, an app for watching live television through the new Apple TV, has received a substantial update with timeshifting support. The app, which first launched in December, works in conjunction with SiliconDust HDHomeRun networked TV tuners. Users plug an antenna into the tuner, then connect the tuner to a Wi-Fi…