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DirecTV has joined a small but growing group of pay TV providers to extend support to the Apple Watch, giving customers a way to control their HD-DVRs remotely via the new connected wearable. DirecTV said an update to its TV Everywhere app for the iPhone has stitched in support for…

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Nexstar Broadcasting Group reported first quarter revenue of $203.4 million, a 52% increase over the previous year’s first quarter. Core revenue grew 29.4%, with local advertising up 28.8% and national up 30.9%. Political revenues were down 91% in the quarter, while retransmission revenue grew 89.5% and digital was up 207.7%.…

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Intraway Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions for operations and business support (OSS/BSS) for telecommunications operators and service providers, announces that Millicom has selected Intraway's satellite television (DTH) solution to support the operation of its services in Latin America, which were commercially launched during the second trimester of 2014.…

Thursday, May 07, 2015
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Dejero has announced a technology partnership with Aeryon Labs, a manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) that will allow broadcasters to incorporate live video from drones into their news, sports and other video productions. "There is significant and growing interest from broadcasters — especially newsgathering organizations — in drone…

Thursday, May 07, 2015
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Sinclair Broadcast Group reported first quarter total revenues of $504.8 million, a 22.3% boost from the previous year’s first quarter. Operating income was $84.5 million, an increase of 4.4%, versus the prior year period. Core advertising and retransmission revenues paced the gains, as did acquisitions; the Allbritton and New Age…

Wednesday, May 06, 2015
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Vu Digital has launched its new Video-to-Data (V2D) platform that converts all elements of a video — including faces, logos and graphics — into metadata. The V2D platform provides a transcript of video and image frames, along with metadata timestamped with frame references so that users can make better use…

Wednesday, May 06, 2015
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Gray Television’s first quarter revenue was $133.3 million, the highest for any first quarter in the company’s history, and a 46% increase over the first quarter of 2015. Station acquisitions helped pace the group, which was up against high revenue numbers from 2014, when Gray benefited from the Olympics. Those…

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Community radio is one step closer to being on the air in Penticton, now that a local group of devoted enthusiasts  was granted a broadcast licence for their community radio station after nearly a year-long application process. Dave Del Rizzo, president of the Peach City Community Radio Society, said the…

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U.S. regulators on Monday moved to allow Pandora Media Inc to exceed the 25 percent cap on foreign ownership in a U.S. broadcaster as the Internet radio company prepares to buy radio station KXMZ FM in South Dakota. The waiver from the Federal Communications Commission brings Pandora closer to closing…

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Tata Communications, the official connectivity provider to Formula 1, today announced that it has been chosen by Formula One Management to provide broadcast services for the GP2, GP3 and Porsche Supercup racing series. The company will provide a fully diverse end-to-end fibre and satellite solution to broadcasters from across the…