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YouTube launched YouTube Broadcast Box, a mini studio that is equipped with professional camera and editing tools. The workshop is launched for the first time in Indonesia. “This is the first project in Indonesia and in the world, it is designed for developing country where the number of YouTube users…

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Ten Network's write-down to the value of its TV broadcast licence has accounted for most of the free-to-air broadcaster's $312.2 million full-year loss. Ten, the home of Masterchef and The Biggest Loser, reported a non-cash impairment of $251.2 million to its television licence, which was announced in company's first half…

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STATE-OWNED telecommunications parastatal, TelOne, has approached the High Court seeking an order compelling Media Technics and Liquid Telcom to pay over $116 000 compensation for its cables damaged during a trenching exercise in Bulawayo last year. In its application, under case number HC10647/14, TelOne said the damage on its cables,…

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Ericsson and TIM, in collaboration with Samsung and Qualcomm Technologies, presented a live concert of singer-songwriter Max Gazzè, broadcast for the first time in Italy in LTE Broadcast technology, at Expo 2015, Milan’s World’s Fair. The show was an opportunity to test the potential of new generation mobile TV that…

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Huawei is pushing hard to get telcos moving into the content and digital services markets and take a share of their revenues through its Digital inCloud service. At its 2015 Innovation and Transformation Summit in Bali, Huawei debuted its 2015-16 Digital inCloud program, which includes enhancements to the recently launched…

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Entertainment Studios, Inc.which produces, distributes, and sells advertising for 38 television programs worldwide, making it one of the largest independent producers/distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and owner of eight 24-hour HD cable networks, proudly announces its acquisition of the Los Angeles-based independent film distribution company…

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The FCC has voted to give wireless companies more flexibility to test out the spectrum they win in the broadcast incentive auction. The FCC did not wait for its public meeting Thursday to vote out a number of incentive auction-related items. In addition to the channel-sharing item, the commission also…

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Sri Lanka’s largest mobile operator by subscribers Dialog Axiata has inked a deal with the country’s Board of Investment (BOI), under which an additional USD175 million will be invested in ICT infrastructure. The agreement encompasses expansion of Dialog’s third-generation and fourth-generation broadband services alongside development of its fibre-optic transmission network,…

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Bharti Airtel has struck a deal to sell tower assets in seven of the 13 countries it operates in across Africa and the $1.7-billion (Rs 11,000-crore) transaction will help the company pare its troublesome debt in the continent. The company had entered Africa in 2010 by buying out the assets…

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The Nokia Networks and Alcatel Lucent merger could be a challenge to industry leader Ericsson's dominance in the telecom gear space in India and rest of the world as the two companies shuffle their leadership to adopt aggressive market strategy. Finnish Nokia Networks together with France-based Alcatel-Lucent has a potential…