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For the third year in a row, an RCS executive will be chairing Broadcast Asia's radio track in Singapore in June. Mike Powell, Senior Vice President International Operations and Chief Compliance Officer for RCS and Media Monitors, will also be giving a speech titled, "Next Generation Radio - Managing the…

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Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense Co. is doubling down on an investment in a Mexican factory as it grabs for a bigger slice of North America’s television market. The Qingdao-based company, which also has operations in Africa and Central Europe, is part of a wave of Chinese companies—from electronics and auto…

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BeckTV has completed the installation and commissioning of broadcast systems within the brand-new KETV facility, located within the renovated Burlington Station in Omaha, Nebraska. The Hearst Television-owned television station worked with BeckTV to integrate broadcast systems, using end-to-end Evertz infrastructure solutions, into the historic building while preserving original elements dating…

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BW Broadcast has announced that it is now offering a 2,500 W member of its TX V2 FM transmitter line. The TX2500 is available in 3RU with a slide-in power supply, BW Broadcast’s Gold Clamp technology, and built-in multiband audio processing. The transmitter features a front-panel navigation system and help…

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In a latest report, the Federation for Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) has identified five broad policy recommendations for the radio broadcast industry. The first recommendation is for restriction on ownership of licenses and the second is for a three-year lock-in period. The apex chamber has also called…

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Our sister radio channel Sirasa FM, which revolutionised the radio broadcasting industry in Sri Lanka, celebrates its 22nd anniversary today, March 2, 2016. Sirasa FM, the number one Sinhala Language radio station in the country, commenced transmission on March 2, 1994. By January 24, 1995, Sirasa FM created history by…

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Raspberry Pi computers are being used to power "micro" radio transmitters in Syria. The Pocket FMs, as they are called, were designed by a German organisation as a way of providing Syrians with independent radio. The devices have a range of between 4 to 6km (2.5 to 3.75 miles), which…

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ITV's £100m deal to buy UTV’s television assets has finally been completed. UTV and UTV Ireland’s 250 staff are now part of ITV’s global television business, while managing director Michael Wilson will remain at the helm of the Ireland business. The company’s television division was sold in October in a…

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Venture with A+E, which goes live Monday, has assembled roster of big advertisers drawn by promise of a young audience When Vice Media made its first foray into basic cable nearly a decade ago, with programming on MTV2, its scrappy documentaries on topics like rotting islands of ocean garbage sent…

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Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has signed a managed services agreement with UPC Poland, the country's largest provider of digital cable TV and broadband services.   Ericsson will assume responsibility for field maintenance in UPC Poland's network and for delivering continuous improvements in network quality and operational efficiency. Ericsson will also drive preventive…