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New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed legislation that will allow a production to “pre-assign” its tax rebate to a third party, a move that state film officials say will make it easier for production companies to obtain financing or the greenlight for their projects. On her desk is additional…

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ITV is reportedly preparing a £630m takeover of the television production business founded by the film mogul Weinstein brothers, a move that would signal the broadcaster’s ambitions in big-budget, small-screen drama. Shares in ITV, which declined to comment, spiked more than 2pc on Tuesday following the claims. A takeover would…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group and advertising technology firm Visible World have partnered to create what they are calling the Audience Network for Local Broadcast TV. In addition to enabling Sinclair to aggregate impressions across the group’s 161 stations, the system will make it possible for agencies and advertisers to automatically target…

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UK-based interactive gambling company NetPlay TV has opted to extend its partnership with UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5 until the end of 2018. Under the agreement, NetPlay TV will benefit from pre-midnight advertising, in addition to its existing post-midnight teleshopping airtime. The deal also make provisions for new brands and…

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UTStarcom Holdings Corp Wins major contract extension in India, 3 year contract extension to support national wireline carrier in India, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd Will supply and maintain bsnl multiplay, the broadband triple play network for the next three years till 2018   in.investing.com

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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko signed a law introducing publicly funded TV broadcasting on Tuesday, April 7, Ukrainian news agency TSN reports. "Friends, public television will be in Ukraine!"President said before signing the document. Poroshenko said that Ukraine is now 'seeking to establish a publicly funded TV channel similar to BBC.'…

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Entertainment Studios, which owns and distributes seven 24-hour high definition networks, has added carriage of those networks to 25 new distribution partners. Those partners are largely regional cable and broadband operators across the country and include: Adams Cable TV, Hawaiian Telecom, Argent Communications, Imon Communications, Bailey Cable TV, Johnsonburg Community…

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ScoreStream, a San Diego sports media startup, has raised $2 million in an early stage round led by Sinclair Digital Ventures, a division of the Baltimore, MD-based Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ: SBGI). Existing investors Avalon Ventures and New Enterprise Associates also participated, according to Derrick Oien, ScoreStream’s founding CEO. A…

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Just prior to the NAB show in Las Vegas, SAN Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has expanded the availability of its SAN Metro Media™ (SMM) platform to major metropolitan regions throughout the country. The list of supported regions now includes data centers in Atlanta, Denver, Las Vegas,…

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At the 2015 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks will introduce an update of its award-winning ViBE(TM) EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder featuring an all-new, broadcast-grade SD-to-HD conversion capability. With the newest version, broadcasters can now combine premium HD MPEG-4 compression with the ability to upscale an SD video source to HD.…