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Regional satellite operators expect free-to-air (FTA) channels to still rule the roost for the near feature despite growth in Pay-TV channels. Markuz Fritz, senior vice-president of commercial development and marketing at Eutelsat, told Gulf News that Pay-TV broadcasters are increasing their capacity for high-quality channels and the market is growing…

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Univision has asked AT&T to keep its programming on U-Verse for 24 hours after the end of the Democratic debate. AT&T says it is glad to comply, but adds that it wants Univision to make its networks, not just stations, available. AT&T had requested that Univision allow it to restore…

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In a bid to make TV the new playground, direct-to-home (DTH) company DishTV has partnered with Visiware International, one of the world leaders in interactive games for television. Both companies have announced that Playin’TV, Visiware’s flagship international gaming channel broad casted on over 40 networks worldwide, will now be made…

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The gift of a radio station from Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Eau Claire to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation will mean expanded educational opportunities for UW-Eau Claire students and new avenues for university outreach to a wider audience. Mid-West Family Broadcasting and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation announced the gift March…

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GatesAir has been awarded a contract to provide turnkey equipment and services associated with Ethiopia’s national digital TV network. In support of the contract, GatesAir will design, supply, install, test and commission a DVB-T2 over-the-air network solution for 26 new transmission sites, and upgrade systems at 74 existing facilities. In…

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It is a milestone nearly six years in the making, but one that still might come as a bit of a shock to college basketball traditionalists and / or those who do not closely follow intricate television partnerships: After carrying the NCAA Tournament championship game from 1982 to 2015, CBS…

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All major television networks in Indonesia have failed to fully implement the Network Broadcast System, adherence to which is a mandatory requirement for the extension of broadcast licenses, the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) has warned. According to the commission, all Indonesian television stations are obliged to implement the rules laid…

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Several Korean broadcasters announced this week that they will begin transmitting ATSC 3.0 OTA broadcasts starting in February 2017. The news comes after the two broadcast networks, SBS and MBC—in conjunction with LG Electronics, ETRI and several equipment vendors—announced the first successful live end-to-end ATSC 3.0 broadcast in the country,…

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The elimination of Lansing television stations from the city's cable television lineup has Portland leaders and residents up in arms. WOW Internet, Cable and Phone, the city's cable television provider, dropped the Lansing stations in favor of local stations from Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. WOW service manager Dominic Silvio told…

Tuesday, Mar 08, 2016
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CABSAT 2016, the region’s leading broadcast trade event, kicks off today, welcoming over 950 exhibitors from 60 countries and an expected 15,000+ visitors. CABSAT 2016 will run from March 8th-10th at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Now in its 22nd year, the show will deliver a roster of new and…