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Listeners of Radio 1 and Radio 2 stations in the UAE are being assured that an interruption in broadcasting is only temporary. Gulf News Broadcasting said in a statement on Wednesday that it is working to resume radio broadcasts for both stations as soon as possible. “Gulf News Broadcasting apologises…

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The University of Maine football team will be featured three times as part of the Colonial Athletic Association’s television package, which was announced on Wednesday. The Black Bears, under first-year head coach Joe Harasymiak, will have their nonconference games against Football Bowl Subdivision teams the University of Connecticut and the…

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US airwaves should get ready soon for 5G wireless, the promising next generation of mobile networks that will help connect a myriad of devices, a top telecom regulator said Monday. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler announced he would propose a vote next month to free up large chunks of…

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Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, is looking to expand its business by building a fibre-optic network to offer TV and other services, it said on Tuesday. The company said it had submitted its plan to become a more comprehensive telecoms group to the Communications Ministry and has…

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Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it will invest $1.2 billion in the U.S. over four years to boost technologies aimed at adding computing power to everyday devices, a movement dubbed the “internet of things.” The South Korean electronics giant said the funds would be split evenly between internal research…

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Swedish telecoms firm Tele2 said on Tuesday it was buying the local subsidiary of rival TDC (TDC.CO) for 2.9 billion Swedish crowns ($352 million) to strengthen its position in the business telecoms market. Tele2 said that while the deal was not conditional on equity financing, the company would carry out…

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TV and digital advertising got a bit of a boost in May going into this year's upfronts, according to new data from Standard Media Index. In the findings from SMI, which tracks 70 percent of national ad spending from global and independent agencies, cable TV advertising was up 6 percent…

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Digital radio platform iHeartMedia on Monday announced the launch of a programmatic private marketplace (PMP) for digital radio in the U.S. The private marketplace will allow select programmatic buyers to access iHeartMedia’s radio inventory across its properties on iHeartRadio, the company's digital music and streaming service. Agencies and brands will…

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Hungary’s public media fund MTVA has concluded an agreement for public media to broadcast summer and winter Olympics between 2018 and 2024. The MTVA called the agreement “historic” in significance and said in a statement that this was the first time that the Games will be aired in Hungarian language…

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Pittsburgh-based NEP Group Inc. announced a deal to acquire Broadcast Solutions Group, an international broadcasting company. Financial terms weren't disclosed; NEP is privately owned. When the deal is completed, the acquired company will be known as NEP Broadcast Solutions and remain headquartered in Singapore with other offices in the United…