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Imagination TV has begun airing on demand over the Comcast network in the Atlanta market. The Atlanta metro is the ninth-largest media market in the US, with 2.3 million TV homes. Media and channel distributor SimplyMe has now placed ad-supported Imagination TV shows across a range of on-demand platforms, including…

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Media firm Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has launched a general entertainment channel 'Zee Hiburan' in Indonesia. The new channel would feature popular Indian serials localised for the Indonesian audience, the Essel Group firm today said in a statement. This is the third launch of the group in the Asia…

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Government is ready to consider a proposal to allow private FM radio channels to broadcast current news under certain conditions, Lok Sabha was informed today. Currently, private FM channels are not allowed to broadcast news under the FM Radio (phase-II) policy guidelines as there is no mechanism yet to monitor…

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Aspen Avionics announced March 16 that it has received FAA certification for its ATX100G Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver. The unit, which transmits and receives on the 978 MHz Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) frequency, has an internal WAAS GPS sensor. It provides both ADS-B Out and In capabilities to aircraft…

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Turner Broadcasting System has reached a deal with Sony to offer their entire portfolio of networks on the new PlayStation Vue online video platform. Networks including TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, CNN will now be available for viewers. PlayStation Vue offers live and on-demand TV content. It became available…

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A decline in annual advertising revenues in 2014 has resulted in losses of $50 million for television stations in Lebanon, according to Talal Makdessi, chairman and CEO of Tele Liban. “Total expenses of television stations in Lebanon reached $110 million in 2014 while their revenues amounted to only $60 million,…

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Currently, private FM channels are not allowed to broadcast news under the FM Radio (phase-II) policy guidelines Government is ready to consider a proposal to allow private FM radio channels to broadcast current news under certain conditions, Lok Sabha was informed today. Currently, private FM channels are not allowed to…

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As Canadian television moves to an unbundled world over the next two years, experts say cable companies will face some revenue pressures but broadcasters will be hit harder. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued its long-awaited “pick-and-pay” ruling Thursday, confirming that by the end of 2016, television distributors will…

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DirecTV said it has added 22 channels from Viacom, Turner Broadcasting, Univision Smithsonian and OWN to its DirecTV Everywhere lineup of live, out-of-home streaming offerings.    New channels added to the DirecTV Everywhere portfolio of mobile and web apps today are: BET, MTV, MTV2, Nickelodeon, TV Land, truTV, Cartoon Network,…

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Government is optimistic Ghana will meet the global deadline to migrate from analog television broadcasting to Digital Terrestrial Television. This comes after a commercial Court in Accra threw out an injunction application seeking to prevent government from going ahead with the digital migration process. Speaking on JoyNews’ PM Express, the…