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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
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Cogeco Cable Canada said it has rolled out its new TiVo-powered offering in all operating markets following its launch Quebec. Cogeco’s deployment, marking TiVo’s first with a Canadian MVPD, got underway in November 2014 in Ontario. Cogeco’s version integrates the Netflix OTT SVOD service alongside TiVo’s unified search platform. Cogeco’s…

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Fox Sports Detroit said it has been able to increase Detroit Tigers broadcast advertising rates by nearly 10 percent over last year, thanks to consistently strong audience numbers its telecasts generate. "We're seeing rates rising in the high single digits," said Greg Hammaren, the Southfield-based network's senior vice president. "Tigers…

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Busan, the South Korean city that already styles itself as the hub of Asian cinema, is launching a funding program aimed at attracting international productions. Its biggest target is inbound titles from the booming Chinese industry. The program is to be operated by the Busan Film Commission and will offer…

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Survey indicates almost half of viewers have never watched the channel Saorview, the State-funded digital television service, has told the Oireachtas it will cost more than €500,000 to broadcast Dáil and Seanad debates on a dedicated TV channel. At present UPC and Eircom transmit the Oireachtas TV channel free of…

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Canada's broadcast regulator issued its final thrust Thursday in a series of moves aimed at positioning consumers "in the driver's seat," ahead of the country's broadcasters, offering up a draft code that would require cable and satellite companies to make customer contracts easier to understand. Broadcast service providers would also…

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Joseph Electronics (JE), the premier one-stop shop for the broadcast industry and provider of fiber termination and custom fiber solutions, today announced the launch of Kick Box, a simple interconnect solution for fiber breakouts that can be used in the field, in the studio, or anywhere camera crews need to…

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Digigram, developer of innovative audio and video solutions, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by introducing a new look and logo designed to symbolize the dynamic, modern face of the company while reflecting both its strong history and future-oriented focus. Based on an image of audio waves propagating in an infinite…

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Videology has become the latest demand-side platform to join FourFronts, a programmatic TV pilot headed up by FreeWheel, the advertising technology company acquired by Comcast last year. Using automated, programmatic-style modeling, the work aims to help marketers and ad agencies to reserve premium video inventory directly with FreeWheel clients. For…

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Verizon Communications announced Tuesday that it has selected Ciena and Cisco Systems to help the carrier build a next-gen 100G metro network in the U.S. and keep pace with anticipated data demand.    The selection was expected, and “Verizon could spend $200 million or more per year split among the…

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
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CNN said it has launched its TV Everywhere platform, CNNgo, on the Apple TV, the app's first integration with a TV-connected device. The CNNgo app is also offered on iPads and delivered through Web browsers at CNN.com. CNNgo, available to more than 86 million homes that receive pay-TV services from…