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MatrixStream Technologies is starting to pitch operators on its new MatrixCloud 4K over-the-top IPTV network DVR platform. The turnkey service is bundled as part of MatrixStream’s IPTV software as a service offering and includes the IMX X1M DVR recording server and IMX X1s NDVR storage system. It is designed to…

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The FCC's media ownership rules are supposed to foster competition, localism, and diversity, but do none of those things according to Gerry Waldron, counsel to the National Association of Broadcasters. That is according to Waldron's testimony for a Sept. 25 House Communications Subcommittee hearing on broadcast media ownership rules. He…

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Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., the mobile innovation leader that provides cloud solutions and software-based activation for mobile carriers, retailers and OEMs around the world, today reiterated that it has a multi-year contract in place with Verizon Wireless, (NYSE:VZ) (Nasdaq:VZ), focused primarily on the company's Personal Cloud offering and related services. There…

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Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and an innovative operator of regional destination casinos, has entered into a strategic partnership with Ruby Seven Studios, one of the leading social casino app developers and publishers, to develop and launch a series of new social casino games. The new partnership will…

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
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Following an initial trial in Boston, Comcast has rolled out Tech ETA, an Uber-like app that lets subs track and rate their techs, in Oregon and Southwest Washington. “We recently launched Tech ETA on the My Account app, a new feature in your neighborhood that allows you to see exactly…

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ANTENNA Group, the international media and entertainment organization, with a leading position in South Eastern Europe, has acquired a controlling stake in B92, one of the leading free to air television networks and radio broadcasters in Serbia and the region. B92 is a well-established, commercial, news oriented TV station that…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group’s American Sports Network announced Monday a sublicense agreement with ESPN to air men’s basketball games from the American Athletic Conference, starting with the 2015 academic year. Through the deal, ASN, a division of Sinclair Networks Group, will televise up to 10 games each year on Sinclair broadcast…

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With the sale of Cablevision Systems and the acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications getting closer to completion, the chatter is getting louder that programmers will have to merge to maintain leverage against consolidated distributors. Usually, when the advantages of programmers bulking up are enumerated, they include cost…

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Media agency Carat is forecasting slower growth for the TV industry in the U.S. Carat estimates that TV spending will increase just 1.5% in 2015, down from the agency’s previous 2% estimate in March. TV revenue is being “affected by investments being reallocated into digital videos as online media consumption…

Friday, Sep 18, 2015
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Beating top OTT streaming platforms such as Roku and the Apple TV to the punch, Amazon on Thursday introduced a new version of the Fire TV that supports 4K/Ultra HD and Amazon's Alexa platform, along with a “Gaming Edition” of the Fire TV and an array of new tablets. Amazon,…