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Today Basketball New Zealand, the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZ NBL), and NZME announced that two weekly NZ NBL games will be livestreamed free of charge on NZHerald.co.nz throughout the season. Chief Executive of Basketball New Zealand, Iain Potter, says this is fantastic for basketball when sports have been…

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Panasonic will broadcast worldwide via live stream the total eclipse on March 9 using nothing more than solar energy from its Power Supply Container, a standalone photovoltaic power package. In other words, using the sun to film the sun. As Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi, Indonesia plunge into darkness during a…

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After broadcasting for 59 years, Hong Kong's Asia Television (ATV) has been forced to shut down after court-appointed liquidators determined that the struggling station's Chinese investors were unable to come up with the cash for its continued operation. All the remaining staff of the station will be dismissed according to…

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While most high school students across the nation enjoy listening to the radio, ag students at Lawrence County High School will soon be operating their own radio station at the high school thanks to a recent grant that was awarded to the school. The CHS Foundation recently awarded a $500…

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While Twitch and YouTube gobble up live and recorded video for traditional gaming platforms, a battle is heating up on smartphones. Stre.am, a mobile livestreaming video company, is expanding from camera-based content to video games — at least on Android. It’s using the new additions to Google’s operating system to…

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Vertical Bridge, a specialist in wireless communication infrastructure, has acquired almost 200 radio broadcast towers from Alpha Media. Some of the towers were owned by Alpha Media, but others were acquired as a result of the recent acquisition of station group owner Digity. A release said that Vertical Bridge owns,…

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21st Century Fox today announced that Dana Walden and Gary Newman will oversee a new business unit within Fox Networks Group, Fox Television Group, which will combine Fox Broadcasting Company (FBC) and 20th Century Fox Television (TCFTV). The announcement was made by Peter Rice, Chairman of Fox Networks Group, to…

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Thomson Broadcast, a major systems integrator and transmission specialist, is set to showcase its system integration capability for analog and digital networks at Cabsat.   The leading platform for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors will run from March 8 to 10 at the Dubai World…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group said Wednesday it has closed on its acquisition of the Tennis Channel for $350 million. The deal by Hunt Valley-based Sinclair, one of the nation's largest independent broadcasters and the largest producer of local news, was announced in January. At the time, Sinclair said it was attracted…

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Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the Republican presidential frontrunner and one of his political surrogates, has granted a 20-minute radio interview to a prominent white supremacist who broadcasts what has been dubbed as “the primary radio nexus of hate in America”. The younger Trump will be featured as…