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In a U.S. regulatory filing, Pandora (NYSE:P) says it may sell KXMZ-FM, the South Dakota radio station it purchased last year to get lower music royalty rates. Pandora told the FCC in a March 28 letter that it is “reevaluating” its strategy and is considering whether it intends to remain…

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
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The do-it-yourself, maker movement has seeped into television. Anyone possessing the seed of an idea and the desire to learn can create, produce and broadcast a show via Pacific Coast TV. A mobile television studio sits in a corner of the Ted Adcock Community Center in Half Moon Bay. The…

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The Rotterdam broadcasting tower that caught fire on Wednesday is back online, a spokesperson for owner Alticom announced shortly after midnight. All radio stations that use the tower and had problems broadcasting, should be back on the air by Thursday morning, ANP reports. The Waalhaven tower’s power was turned off…

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In early December, WDIY, Lehigh Valley’s community NPR radio station on 88.1 FM, increased its power in an effort to expand its listener base. With this increase, the station now reaches people farther throughout the Lehigh Valley, where before, the station was in need of a translator in order to…

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The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) yesterday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four broadcast and entertainment media in Nigeria as it began its official countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games holding later this year in Brazil. The broadcast and entertainment media in partnership with the NOC are…

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Have you ever wondered what goes into making your favorite mascots come to life? Jennifer Smith spends her time planning, measuring and sewing in her Avant Garb studio in Indianapolis. In the 70s, she fell in love with the wearable art movement in Seattle and started bringing these creatures to…

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Firefighters extinguished a blaze Tuesday that burned up the side of several towers in the United Arab Emirates city of Ajman, the latest in a series of skyscraper infernos in the Gulf nation, which is home to the world’s tallest building. Civil defense workers sprayed water to cool down any…

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The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) developing the Next Generation Broadcast Transmission Standard (ATSC 3.0) has voted to approve as a Full Standard the key element of the Physical Layer, the so-called “Bootstrap” or the Discovery and Signalling feature of the standard. The Bootstrap includes the designs developed by ONE…

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T-Mobile announced Monday its customers with a “Simple Choice” plan can now receive a free mini cell tower to get more bars when they’re needed. The 8.5-inch square gadget blasts out T-Mobile’s 4G-LTE network to a 3,000-square-foot radius. Free Mini-Wireless Broadcast Tower Cellspot T-Mobile has done this kind of thing…

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
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Each year in February the European Broadcasting Union organizes Digital Radio Week, a series of meetings, events and conferences that take place at its headquarters in Geneva. During the week, a public conference, the Digital Radio Summit, also takes place. MAKING RADIO MODERN At the 2016 edition, Graham Dixon, EBU…