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Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that Nordnet, a leading Internet service provider in France, ordered Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c consumer kits for the delivery of high-speed Internet access to households throughout the country. Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c consumer kits will be…

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Netflix, Inc. announced today it will expand into South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan in early 2016 as it moves to complete its global rollout by the end of next year. Once launched, Internet users will be able to subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch a curated selection of…

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Ericsson today announced that it has been selected to deliver a managed over-the-top (OTT) live and on-demand TV platform for SBS/Sanoma, one of the leading media organizations in the Netherlands. The multi-year deal will see Ericsson providing a complete end-to-end online video service, including content management and preparation, digital rights…

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Apple Inc will make gaming a key part of an Apple TV product it is expected to unveil at an event on Wednesday, according to a New York Times online report on Sunday. The article, which cited unnamed people briefed on Apple's plans, said the new product is expected to…

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is proposing to broadcast a daily news program into North Korea as part of its expanded World Service operation, it has announced. If confirmed, the broadcast would be made on short wave radio. It would be the first time the BBC has broadcast specifically to…

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Mondo TV SpA Executed first license agreement for satellite TV broadcast rights with MBC FZ LLC, an operator in the TV and media sector in Dubai and Middle-Eastern area. The license grants satellite TV broadcast rights in the Middle East on program distributed by Mondo TV for 36 months, in…

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Scripps Networks Interactive said it has completed the tender offer for the remaining shares of  Polish cable network TVN it didn't already own on Sept. 1, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.    Scripps agreed to purchase a 53% interest in TVN in March for $645…

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Amazon Web Services, the cloud video unit of the retail giant, has inked a deal to acquire Elemental Technologies, a multiscreen video specialist that counts customers such as Comcast,  Sky, HBO, DirecTV and CBS Interactive.    They didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, but The Information reports that AWS…

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Novatel Wireless, a leading provider of solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and inventor of MiFi® technology, today announced that the Company's shareholders have approved the use of funds for its acquisition of DigiCore Holdings Limited (JSE:DGC), a leading provider of advanced fleet, usage based insurance, SaaS, and IoT…

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Wavestream, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. providing solid-state power amplifiers for mission-critical defense and broadcast satellite communications systems, announced today that it has been certified to the ISO/AS 9100 quality system standard. ISO/AS 9100 certification is part of an extensive program Wavestream has implemented in order to…