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Joseph Electronics (JE), the premier one-stop shop for the broadcast industry and provider of fiber termination and custom fiber solutions, today announced the launch of Kick Box, a simple interconnect solution for fiber breakouts that can be used in the field, in the studio, or anywhere camera crews need to…

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Digigram, developer of innovative audio and video solutions, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by introducing a new look and logo designed to symbolize the dynamic, modern face of the company while reflecting both its strong history and future-oriented focus. Based on an image of audio waves propagating in an infinite…

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Videology has become the latest demand-side platform to join FourFronts, a programmatic TV pilot headed up by FreeWheel, the advertising technology company acquired by Comcast last year. Using automated, programmatic-style modeling, the work aims to help marketers and ad agencies to reserve premium video inventory directly with FreeWheel clients. For…

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Verizon Communications announced Tuesday that it has selected Ciena and Cisco Systems to help the carrier build a next-gen 100G metro network in the U.S. and keep pace with anticipated data demand.    The selection was expected, and “Verizon could spend $200 million or more per year split among the…

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
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CNN said it has launched its TV Everywhere platform, CNNgo, on the Apple TV, the app's first integration with a TV-connected device. The CNNgo app is also offered on iPads and delivered through Web browsers at CNN.com. CNNgo, available to more than 86 million homes that receive pay-TV services from…

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Offering more evidence that it is nearing the commercial launch of a new voice-activated remote called the XR11, Comcast is offering a complimentary model ahead of its official release to select X1 customers. A Comcast customer evidently based in Newtown, Pa., posted an image of the promo on the DSL…

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Let the lawsuits begin. Eleven days after the FCC released its network neutrality order but prior to its publishing in the Federal Register, a group representing several major telcos and broadband providers and a Texas-based ISP, filed the first of an expected wave of lawsuits that will target the regulatory…

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Netflix spoke of aggressive international expansion ambitions in January, and a major step towards its two-year globalization plan was taken today when its video-on-demand service went live in Australia and New Zealand. Those launches are notable for being Netflix’s first moves into Asia Pacific, and it is planning to follow…

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Google's Chromecast streaming dongle has proven to be quite the hit, but it does come with some drawbacks. There's no physical remote, for instance, and the lack of menus or any overarching UI can be alienating for some. Amazon took a swing at the idea last October with the Fire…

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NanoTech Entertainment has announced a partnership with Armada Music to bring the Armada TV EDM Music Channel to UltraFlix, NanoTech's all 4K Ultra HD network. Under the agreement, the channel will feature music videos from the label's most popular DJ's from around the world. Armada TV will be featured on…