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Dive Brief: The University of California, Irvine will launch a new e-sports program this fall, complete with scholarships for student “athletes,” a new state-of-the-art arena, and a live webcasting studio to broadcast competitions. University Business reports 72% of UC Irvine students identify as gamers and the Association of Gamers draws…

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Listeners of the Breckenridge-based 106.3 FM The Lift radio station heard strange ramblings from an unknown person along with a lot of foul language on Tuesday morning. According to listeners who contacted the CBS4 Mountain Newsroom, the hoax or hack continued for several hours. Someone was able to take over…

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Riedel Communications today announced that KCET, the United States' largest independent public television station, is using the Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system and RockNet real-time audio network to support flexible communications across its production facilities and to enable stable, secure distribution of audio between its studios and control rooms.…

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The International Radio Festival kicks off this week in Milan, with radio stations from around the world taking part and broadcasting live during the 4 day event. The IRF is a boutique music radio content conference and B2B Forum. It is a meeting place for everyone with a vested interest…

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The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour, the long-running, Oxford-based literary and music program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting, has announced it will receive a $25,000 donation from the Ron and Becky Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts of Ocean Springs. The gift is the largest individual contribution ever made to the…

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T-Mobile announced Monday its customers with a “Simple Choice” plan can now receive a free mini cell tower to get more bars when they’re needed. The 8.5-inch square gadget blasts out T-Mobile’s 4G-LTE network to a 3,000-square-foot radius. free Mini-Wireless Broadcast Tower Cellspot T-Mobile has done this kind of thing…

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An arrangement that would earn the city $2,000 a month and expand cellphone coverage is expected to go before the Palm Coast City Council Tuesday night. If council members give their OK, the city will lease land at 4 Corporate Drive, next to the city's water treatment plant, to American…

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The Detroit Tigers, who open the season Tuesday, are on a different set of radio stations in the Grand Rapids market this yeaer. iHeartMedia Inc. has obtained the local rights to broadcast the Tigers games on WOOD (1300-AM, 106.9 FM) and WMAX-FM (96.1). Their plan is to broadcast all weekday…

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"Thacker Mountain Radio Hour," the Oxford-based literary and music program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting, will receive a $25,000 donation from the Ron and Becky Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts of Ocean Springs. The gift is the largest individual contribution ever made to the radio program. "We are thrilled,"…

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Optus has announced that it will be restructuring its Enterprise and Consumer divisions through a series of redundancies, with a "reshape" of its workforce planned in order to support its transformation into a multimedia company rather than a pure telecommunications carrier. Under the restructuring, Optus will consolidate and make redundant…