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The Federal Communications Commission took action Thursday to spur on the development of faster 5G mobile wireless networks and the transition from traditional landline phone systems. With a 5-0 vote the commission designated a large block of spectrum for next-generation wireless broadband services, as well as fixed networks that could…

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In 2013, for the first time in more than a decade, the federal government opened a window for the creation of Low Power FM radio stations. Marika Partridge was ready. The veteran radio producer and longtime Takoma Park, Maryland, resident wanted to create a space — both on-air and physical…

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Fort Wayne’s FM public radio stations are getting a new home – and repurposing a high-visibility downtown building that’s been vacant since it was hit by a fire in 2012. Northeast Indiana Public Radio Inc. on Wednesday closed on a purchase of the former Glorious Church building at 210 E.…

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Armed American Radio’s Daily Defense with Mark Walters broke new ground over one year ago with the introduction of the Daily Defense syndicated radio broadcast now heard in dozens of cities, five days per week. Combined with the seven years running and groundbreaking Armed American Radio national weekend powerhouse broadcast…

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Local radio ratings for this year’s Indianapolis 500 didn’t exactly hit the wall, but they certainly brushed the barrier and scrubbed some serious speed. Overall listener numbers and those in the important 25-to-54 age range for May's race airing on four Emmis Communications stations decreased significantly from last year’s race.…

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The United States has nearly 32,000 total licensed broadcast stations — to be exact, 31,816. That’s up 784 from six months ago, which was the last time the Federal Communications Commission released its broadcast station totals. That number includes AM and FM educational and commercial stations, commercial and educational TV,…

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Broadcast and cable networks’ advanced ad sales for the upcoming TV season are expected to hit $18.6 billion, the best showing in three years, according to the consulting firm Media Dynamics. The New Jersey firm, which has long tracked advertising spending for what’s known in the TV industry as the…

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Tonight’s All Star Game broadcast won’t come into the homes of WDAF Fox 4 viewers who get their television through Dish Network. At least not without an antenna, and even then it can be iffy. A running contract battle between Dish Network and WDAF’s owner Tribune Broadcasting continues to keep…

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Russian satellite operator Oriin Express has signed an agreement to broadcast and play-out services of the Signal Media International TV package in Kazakhstan, reports Tdaily.ru. The package, including Russian TV channels, Mult, My Planet, Science, T24, Mommy and Really Terrible TV, is already being broadcast in the country but the…

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A pop-up glass studio has been created at Southbank Centre in London for Radio 3 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Third Programme. Two weeks of special broadcasts and events including live classical music performances, a live radio drama, interactive workshops, cultural debates in partnership with London Literature Festival,…