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Amino Technologies, the Cambridge-based digital entertainment company, has conditionally agreed to acquire a US-based competitor in a deal worth $73m (£46.7m). Entone, which also has offices in Belgium and Hong Kong, is a provider of broadcast hybrid TV and connected home services with more than 150 global customers. The company…

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GatesAir and its India channel partner Horizon Broadcast LLC have announced that they will open a state-of-the-art service center in Gurgaon, India to improve customer service and broadcaster support throughout the region. GatesAir has also appointed Anil Bhardwaj as regional sales manager. Horizon Broadcast will open and manage the service…

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Watchdogs on the side of television viewers from Consumer Reports to EFF.org–and even Fox News!–vouch for landmark ruling in Alki David’s favor. FilmOn X CEO Alki David called it “a victory for everyone,” and Judge Wu of the U.S. Disctrict Court called it “better for innovation.” The Hollywood Reporter’s Eriq…

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Thanks to pricier television contracts, the National Football League generated a record $7.3 billion in national revenue last season. The NFL booked a 21% increase in revenue, which is divvied up among the league’s 32 franchises. For the 2014 fiscal year, teams received $226.4 million apiece from the revenue pool,…

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GoPro has launched a new site to help video-makers license their footage. The firm suggests advertisers and news providers will be among those keen to pay for the rights to use clips and stills captured by its action cameras. The US company said that videos would start at $1,000 (£640)…

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Mondo TV Suisse SA H1 preliminary production value of 2.6 million Swiss francs ($2.7 million), up 265 percent year on year. H1 preliminary EBITDA of 154,000 Swiss francs, up 56 percent year on year.   reuters.com

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As consumers flock to streaming video services like Netflix, the cable industry has struggled to regularly attract customers to its own online viewing options. This summer, networks and distributors will unite in a marketing campaign to try and change that. Studies show less than half of pay TV subscribers consistently…

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The market for TV stations remained quiet in the second quarter, with deals total just $98.2 million getting done. Combined with radio, broadcast deals totaled $233.3 million in the second quarter of 2015, bringing the first half total to $343.8 million. A year ago, merger and acquisition activity totaled $5.3…

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T-Mobile US Inc will pay $17.5 million to settle a U.S. investigation of two 911 service outages last year, marking the largest such fine levied by the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC on Friday said it found that better safeguards in T-Mobile's 911 network architecture would have prevented the outages,…

Saturday, Jul 18, 2015
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Fusion will look to expand its original programming portfolio with the launch of several documentary series and specials over the next few months.    Among the new docu-series slated for the network is The Cannabusiness Report, a four-part series revolving around the cannabis culture and industry premiering in August; The…