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Hubei Radio & Television Information Network Co Ltd * Says strategic agreement with Sumavision Technologies Co Ltd * Says plans to set up joint venture with investment estimated at 100 million yuan ($16.11 million)   reuters.com

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21st Century Fox’s Fox International Channels sold its interest in MundoFox to RCN Television Group, the other partner in the joint venture. MundoFox launched in 2012 as the third major national broadcaster targeting the U.S. Hispanic market with more than 50 affiliates. "We're proud of having started MundoFox with RCN…

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Sling Media introduced a new model of its TV Everywhere device, the Slingbox, which lets users watch their home cable TV programming via a Internet connection. The new Slingbox M2 is designed to connect users to live and recorded TV content they already pay for on the multiple mobile devices…

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White Sox radio broadcasts will air on WLS-AM 890 beginning next season, the team, in a joint announcement with the Bulls and Cumulus Media, Inc., said Thursday. The Bulls will move to WLS beginning with the 2016-17 season. The agreement runs through 2021 with both teams and includes regular season…

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Xunlei Ltd:Says that it has completed the previously announced strategic divestment of Xunlei Kankan, the Company's online video streaming platform.The Company sold its entire stake in Xunlei Kankan to Beijing Nesound International Media Corp., Ltd. for a total consideration of RMB130 million, of which RMB26 million remains unpaid and will…

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015
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Known for its TV Everywhere authentication systems and customized Web portal and metadata services, Synacor continues to branch out into the world of over-the-top video. Following its recent acquisition of NimbleTV and an integration deal with Comcast-owned thePlatform, Synacor is looking to shore up an OTT platform it will pitch…

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015
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NBCUniversal said it completed its upfront sales and recorded commitments for nearly $6 billion in revenue across its portfolio of broadcast, cable and digital outlets. NBCU said volume across its portfolio was up 2% from last year. “The market responded favorably to the innovative ways we are reaching and targeting…

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E.W. Scripps and CBS Corporation have signed a three-year affiliation agreement for WTVF Nashville. Scripps acquired WTVF in April when it merged stations with the former Journal Communications. It also acquired a second CBS affiliate in KMTV Omaha; the two represent Scripps’ first CBS stations in almost two decades. “CBS…

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USA Television Holdings is combining with Maxair Media to acquire KHSL-KNVN in Chico-Redding, Calif. USA Television is jointly owned by Bob Prather’s Heartland Media as well as MSouth Equity Partners; Maxair is owned by veteran broadcaster Dan Modisett. KHSL is Chico’s CBS affiliate and also airs The CW on a…

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015
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TiVo users can now stream recorded shows to Apple TV devices following an update that brings AirPlay support to several TiVo-made DVR models. TiVo said it’s enabling that capability through a refreshed version of its iOS app launched July 14, noting that TiVo users can access their content on TV…