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At the 2015 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks will introduce an update of its award-winning ViBE(TM) EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder featuring an all-new, broadcast-grade SD-to-HD conversion capability. With the newest version, broadcasters can now combine premium HD MPEG-4 compression with the ability to upscale an SD video source to HD.…

Saturday, Apr 04, 2015
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Good-bye, DishWorld. Hello, Sling International. As expected, Dish Network has rebranded DishWorld, its international live programming subscription OTT service, as Sling International, a move that comes almost two months after the national launch of Sling TV. Along with the rebrand, Sling International has added three new language groups to its…

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Hong Kong will not renew Asia Television Ltd.’s license after the troubled broadcaster failed to provide a restructuring plan that satisfied the government. The free-to-air broadcaster will be allowed to operate until April 1 next year, Commerce Secretary Gregory So told reporters in Hong Kong on Wednesday, after a meeting…

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Comcast Corp. is creating a new company with Chief Financial Officer Michael J. Angelakis that will focus on investments in growth businesses around the world. The new firm will have capital commitments of as much as $4.1 billion, with $4 billion coming from Philadelphia-based Comcast. Angelakis, 50, who joined the…

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The Philadelphia Eagles and CBS Radio have agreed to a multiyear extension of a broadcast partnership to air play-by-play coverage of all Eagles games on SportsRadio 94WIP. Financial terms and the length of the contract were not revealed but the new deal begins immediately. The agreement calls for all Eagles…

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Discovery Communications said Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of a 51% interest in Eurosport France, further consolidating the sports entertainment group. Discovery had the right to increase its interest in Eurosport France to 51% from 20% after Jan. 1, 2015, as part of a larger strategic partnership with…