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VISITORS and patients at Broomfield Hospital can now listen to its radio station in two of its shops after a donation from Maplins. The Chelmsford branch of the electronics specialist store has donated two internet radios to the hospital radio station. The Hama DIR3100 Wi-Fi Internet Radios will broadcast the…

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Radio 3 is to broadcast a track of birdsong every Sunday morning as it launches a “slow radio” bid to help the nation get back to nature. The BBC station is to run snippets of birdsong at around two minutes long, as part of a new breakfast-time feature starring nightingales,…

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Broadcast TV in Brazil made up more than half of total media ad spending in 2015, according to research from Kantar IBOPE Media. Ad spending on other channels like newspapers, radio and digital search was significantly less. While newspaper ad spending does make up 13% of total ad spending—and it's…

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PCCW's now TV has secured the non-exclusive broadcast rights of UEFA Euro 2016 for Hong Kong viewers and will screen all 51 matches live in HD. UEFA Euro 2016 is one of the best and most popular football tournaments in the world. For the first time, 24 national teams will…

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For decades, the call letters KNDN have been a staple on the AM dial. Now, those same letters can be heard as an FM station that broadcasts country music and programming in both Navajo and English. Earlier this year, KNDN-FM started offering listeners a blend of contemporary country music at…

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The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) is working to ensure that an acceptable standard of broadcast is delivered to the public, Chairman Leonard Craig said last week. “…The Board wishes to protect the morals of our younger generation and is restricting broadcasting of certain television ratings in keeping with good…

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During a session on Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) at Radio Asia,  Fayyaz Sheheryar the Director General of All India Radio said all PSB broadcasters are facing the question of how to make revenue within the public service model. As governments are reducing funding for public service broadcasters, “there is competition…

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Commercial radio has had a landmark victory in its fight to limit payments to the record industry for music-streaming rights. Commercial radio stations will be required to pay the record ­industry a second licence fee for streaming music, on top of existing broadcast fees, but not as much as music…