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Friday, Mar 13, 2015
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‘GMA’ to feature daily Yahoo segments; companies beef up collaboration for 2016 election ABC News and Yahoo are expanding upon their four-year relationship, which will include the addition of Yahoo-branded segments on Good Morning America. Beginning March 16, GMA will launch a new daily “Yahoo Your Day” series, featuring top…

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Canada’s broadcast regulator is relaxing the rules that govern the programming Canadian television stations can air in a bid to help them compete with the unlimited choice offered by online video. In a speech to Ottawa’s Canadian Club Thursday, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission chairman Jean-Pierre Blais announced several decisions…

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The NFL has tapped MP & Silva to negotiate broadcast contracts across much of Europe, where the most watched U.S. sports league is seeking to broaden its fan base. MP & Silva, whose clients include the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball’s World Baseball Classic and Major League Soccer, will…

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The defunct TV-streaming service claims big broadcasters’ legal actions illegally stifled competition The already contentious bankruptcy of defunct TV-streaming service Aereo Inc. turned even more so this week with the filing of a lawsuit accusing major broadcasters of chilling the bidding in an asset sale intended to raise money for…

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Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says South Africa will start its long-delayed switchover to Digital Terrestrial Television or digital TV (DTT) from its current analogue system in June. Cabinet this week approved policy that allows for set-top boxes needed to access digital TV with control systems. But Muthambi told journalists at…

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The AWS-3 spectrum auction was over in January, and whether it is the drama surrounding the results, or the public comments from the participants, it is a gift that keeps on giving. Carriers and commissioners have raised concerns about Dish Network’s use of “designated entities,” allowing the company to score…

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Newsmax TV, the new news, information and lifestyle-focused channel, has been added to the programming lineup available via FilmOn.com – the largest and fastest growing OTT and mobile device television provider with a monthly user base of 65 million worldwide, 27 million across America. Watch Newsmax via FilmOn here. Already…

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NBCUniversal and Gray Television announced Thursday that they have entered into an agreement for NBC’s TV Everywhere mobile and online platforms to feature live linear simulcasts of Gray’s 24 NBC affiliated TV stations. The partnership marks NBCU’s TV Everywhere’s first venture into local linear streams of a station not owned…

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FreeWheel, the online advertising tech company acquired by Comcast last year, said A+E Networks has become the latest programmer to join its “FourFronts” programmatic pilot, a program that enables advertisers and publishers to plan and reserve digital video inventory in advanced using proprietary data. The programmatic pilot enables matching of…

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For the second consecutive year, Gearhouse Broadcast, the longtime provider of facilities and crew to the ATP 1000 Series and the Tour Final, has partnered with Replay Technologies' Emmy-winning freeD product to bring tennis fans revolutionary viewing angles for the 40th Annual BNP Paribas Open beginning next week in Indian…