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A new set-top box from DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, makes it possible for more customers to watch 4K Ultra HD (UHD)* programming on nearly any 4K TV. The new 4K Genie Mini, which is about the size of a paperback book, offers full Genie and 4K capability.…

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Live Media Group Holdings announced today that it has finalized definitive agreements to acquire Sure Shot Teleproductions and TL Mobile Television.  Financial terms were not disclosed surrounding these acquisitions.  Both transactions add over 20 employees and eleven HD Production and satellite trucks to Live Media Group Holding's existing operations and…

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Seven West Media chief executive Tim Worner claimed that AFL has major advantages over NRL for television advertisers as the company plunged to $1.89 billion into the red after write-downs but beat analysts' forecasts for underlying profits. Mr Worner, who sat in on the biggest sports rights deal in Australian…

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Broadcasters Seven and Foxtel have retained AFL TV rights in a massive $2.5bn deal. The deal, worth $2.508bn in total, will run from the 2017 season for six years – believed to be the largest sport broadcasting deal in Australia’s history. All nine games will be broadcast live across the…

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Rupert Murdoch has directly intervened and pushed the value of Australian Football League broadcast rights to unprecedented heights, agreeing for News Corporation to pay about $1.3 billion of a record $2.508 billion six-year deal the league has struck. News Corp has joined with Seven West Media and Telstra to sign…

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Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group announced an agreement Sunday extending their contract, enabling the satellite TV provider to broadcast Sinclair’s local channels and averting a possible blackout. Dish announced the eleventh-hour agreement on a short-term extension. The contract was set to expire at midnight Eastern time Saturday. The agreement…

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In the Philippines, a new Catholic television station - TV María - officially launched its live broadcasting on Friday, August 14, from its headquarters in the Caritas compound located in Pandacan, Manila. The Archbishop of Manila, Luís Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, opened the broadcast  by saying the television station, available…

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Nextgen and STS have announced a partnership which could potentially change the landscape of live high-quality broadcasts in the Media and Entertainment sector, particularly major sporting events in both domestic and international markets. The partnership is based on Nextgen’s strength in delivering an ultra-high capacity network with complementary data centre…

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Trickbox TV has made a significant investment in 4K production equipment in response to increased demand for large 4K multi-camera production services. Trickbox TV now has 10 of the 4K MultiDyne camera fiber systems that enable cameras such as Canon C300s or Sony F55 to become ‘system cameras’. Purchased through…

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Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal will make a $200 million strategic investment in Vox Media, upping its stake in the digital-media firm and creating a partnership to help the television giant better connect with younger audiences, the companies said Wednesday. The equity investment will give Vox a post-money valuation of about $1…