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The potential perils of foreclosing on a radio station were evident in a Consent Decree released by the FCC’s Media Bureau yesterday, agreeing to an $11,000 penalty to be paid to the FCC U.S. Treasury before a station could be sold by a receiver to help pay off the debts…

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Rugby fans received a boost yesterday after it was announced that StarHub will be the official broadcaster of the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens. The four-year partnership will see the local telco broadcasting the April 16-17 event 'live' on Singapore's only free sports channel, SuperSports Arena. All the other legs…

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A new company based in the town of Bombay is looking to provide broadband, high-speed Internet service to the most sparsely populated communities in St. Lawrence, Franklin and Lewis counties. The company — Mohawk Networks, LLC, 2819 State Route 95, was created Jan. 1 and has offices near the Akwesasne…

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A Russian state television channel has broadcast its interpretation of the transcript of the final conversation between the pilots of the Flydubai jet which crashed on 19 March in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 people on board. The Rossiya-1 channel said it had obtained the transcript…

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As TV broadcasters go, KSCI Channel 18 in Long Beach, Calif., is a little fish in a big pond. The independent station, which airs local shows in Chinese, Korean and Tagalog as well as other Asian-language programs, was in bankruptcy in 2012 when Texas-based NRJ TV bought it and two…

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The global average internet connection speed increased 23 per cent to 5.6 Mbps in the quarter ended December 2015 compared to the same period of 2014, a report said on Wednesday. The report "Fourth Quarter, 2015, State of the Internet Report" was released by Akamai Technologies Inc., a global leader…

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Building on its strategy to make the Olympic Games available to more viewers and across more screens in Europe than ever before, Discovery has announced a TV and multi-platform broadcast agreement with NOS in the Netherlands This deal will make the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games available to Dutch viewers…

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Sky TV has won the broadcasting rights for the Olympics through to 2024. The deal covers New Zealand and the Pacific region, taking in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. It covers broadcast rights for all…

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Sky has postponed the launch of the second series of its hit drama series The Tunnel following the Belgian terror attacks today [Tuesday]. The broadcaster has decided that the new drama – which depicts an attack on a British airliner in episode one – should be pulled from the schedule…

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Seeing media companies dealing with an increasingly diverse number of audiences, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced a new one-day conference for its April 16-21 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The Multicultural TV & Video Conference will feature a series of panels and speakers focusing on how broadcasters…