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The Wi-Fi alliance has been working on the specification for the Wi-Fi 802.11 AC wireless standard, announcing Wave 2 of the spec to improve transmission speeds to multiple users in a world where more devices are using wireless. The basis of the update is improved multi-user transmission, or Multi-user Multiple…

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WRAL-TV on Wednesday became the first commercially-licensed television station to broadcast its news under next-generation standards. Capitol Broadcasting's NBC affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, WRAL, launched its new ATSC 3.0 station by airing "Take Me Out to the Bulls' Game," a documentary shot, edited and post-produced in 4K/UHD HDR. Following the documentary,…

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday the price of 126 MHz of television airwaves taken from broadcasters to be sold for wireless use in an ongoing auction is $86.4 billion. But analysts said wireless providers may not be willing to pay the staggering amount for the airwaves to…

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NBCU nets are gearing up for an unprecedented 6,755 hours of coverage of the Olympics Games from Rio de Janeiro in August. NBC the TV network will broadcast 260.5 hours of Olympic programming, including coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, swimming, gymnastics, track and field, and many more of…

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The deal has been sealed to Save KPLU. Pacific Lutheran University and Friends of 88.5 FM announced Tuesday they have reached an agreement that will allow the nonprofit group to assume ownership of the station pending approval by the Federal Communications Commission. The purchase price for the station and its…

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Northwood University announced Tuesday that, beginning with the 2016-17 season, all of its men’s and women’s basketball games will be broadcast on ESPN 100.9-FM (WLUN), the radio home of the Great Lakes Loons. It will mark the first time in NU basketball history that both home and road games will…

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London Assembly Member Leonie Cooper with Wandsworth LGBT Forum members on the top deck of the bus. Comprised of members of the Wandsworth LGBT forum and volunteers from Wandsworth Radio, the bus took the rear guard position in the parade which was attended by more than one million people. January…

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Last week, a squall line brought curtains of rain through parts of the Midwest. When it turned its attention east, Bernie Rayno, AccuWeather’s chief meteorologist, illustrated the storm’s path with a few taps of a screen. Rayno’s state-of-the-art tool, an interactive touch-screen system known as StoryTeller, is one of multiple…

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The current political campaign season is set for a milestone in the coming weeks as both the Democratic and Republican national parties prepare to stage their conventions. Those events, set for Philadelphia and Cleveland, respectively, are expected to draw hundreds of thousands of attendees, with an expected uptick in traffic…

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Public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) is currently India’s sole terrestrial broadcaster, with a network of 1,412 analogue transmitters providing two national and over 20 regional free-to-air (FTA) TV channels. “With the advent of digital media and alternate digital distribution platforms, customers today expect a better viewing experience and increase number of…