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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…

Friday, Aug 14, 2015
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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…

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The FCC has circulated an order that would change its contest rules to allow broadcasters to put those rules online rather than having to air blocks of type or rapid-fire oral descriptions during radio or TV broadcasts about the contests. The FCC voted unanimously last November to allow for the…

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015
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AT&T fired another shot in the ongoing mobile price wars, pairing its recently acquired DirecTV satellite TV service with its wireless phone product and offering TV customers $500 in credits for switching cell phone providers. The moves are a clear signal that AT&T plans to use its newfound TV dominance…

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Google Inc. unveiled a sweeping reorganization that separates its highly profitable search and advertising business from fledgling efforts in an array of so-called moonshots. Google said Monday it had created a holding company, Alphabet Inc., that will manage each of its growing cast of businesses, including those building robots and…

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Rdio, the music subscription service backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis, is partnering to bring simulcasts of 500 traditional radio stations to its app in the U.S. The move is the next step in its partnership with station owner Cumulus Media Inc., which took a 15 percent stake in Rdio…

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Preparations are well underway to inaugurate a state-of-the-art broadcast studio that will cater to Mass Communication students at Abu Dhabi University with the start of the upcoming academic year 2015-2016 in September. With the allocation of an AED 2 Million investment to construct the new studio, the University is keen…