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Offering more evidence that it is nearing the commercial launch of a new voice-activated remote called the XR11, Comcast is offering a complimentary model ahead of its official release to select X1 customers. A Comcast customer evidently based in Newtown, Pa., posted an image of the promo on the DSL…

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Let the lawsuits begin. Eleven days after the FCC released its network neutrality order but prior to its publishing in the Federal Register, a group representing several major telcos and broadband providers and a Texas-based ISP, filed the first of an expected wave of lawsuits that will target the regulatory…

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Netflix spoke of aggressive international expansion ambitions in January, and a major step towards its two-year globalization plan was taken today when its video-on-demand service went live in Australia and New Zealand. Those launches are notable for being Netflix’s first moves into Asia Pacific, and it is planning to follow…

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Google's Chromecast streaming dongle has proven to be quite the hit, but it does come with some drawbacks. There's no physical remote, for instance, and the lack of menus or any overarching UI can be alienating for some. Amazon took a swing at the idea last October with the Fire…

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NanoTech Entertainment has announced a partnership with Armada Music to bring the Armada TV EDM Music Channel to UltraFlix, NanoTech's all 4K Ultra HD network. Under the agreement, the channel will feature music videos from the label's most popular DJ's from around the world. Armada TV will be featured on…

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Imagination TV has begun airing on demand over the Comcast network in the Atlanta market. The Atlanta metro is the ninth-largest media market in the US, with 2.3 million TV homes. Media and channel distributor SimplyMe has now placed ad-supported Imagination TV shows across a range of on-demand platforms, including…

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Media firm Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has launched a general entertainment channel 'Zee Hiburan' in Indonesia. The new channel would feature popular Indian serials localised for the Indonesian audience, the Essel Group firm today said in a statement. This is the third launch of the group in the Asia…

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Government is ready to consider a proposal to allow private FM radio channels to broadcast current news under certain conditions, Lok Sabha was informed today. Currently, private FM channels are not allowed to broadcast news under the FM Radio (phase-II) policy guidelines as there is no mechanism yet to monitor…

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Aspen Avionics announced March 16 that it has received FAA certification for its ATX100G Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver. The unit, which transmits and receives on the 978 MHz Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) frequency, has an internal WAAS GPS sensor. It provides both ADS-B Out and In capabilities to aircraft…

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Turner Broadcasting System has reached a deal with Sony to offer their entire portfolio of networks on the new PlayStation Vue online video platform. Networks including TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, CNN will now be available for viewers. PlayStation Vue offers live and on-demand TV content. It became available…