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Taking aim at Google Fiber and incumbent MSOs such as Time Warner Cable and Comcast, AT&T announced Monday that it has launched its fiber-fed U-verse with "GigaPower" platform to pockets of the Kansas City area.    Offering a mix of stand-alone 1-Gig broadband alongside TV and voice bundles, AT&T said…

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Droiders, a Spanish developer team, is releasing its YouTube video-streaming Glassware Streye Live, news sure to stir the pot of discussion about continuing app development for Google Glass. The app lets owners of the Glass Explorer edition start broadcasting hands-free video through YouTube Live Events by saying “ok glass, start…

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Mediatec Broadcast turned to Grass Valley for a remote broadcasting solution that can send camera feeds via fiber connections to its main facility in Oslo. The company purchased 20 LDX Première cameras with digital triax connections and four LDX Première cameras with fiber connections. LDX Première cameras are easily upgradable,…

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FIFA announced on Thursday that it has extended its media rights agreements in the US and Canada, meaning Fox – which already had the rights to broadcast all FIFA competitions through 2022 – now has the US broadcast rights for all FIFA events up to and including the 2026 World…

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White spaces are essentially gaps in between frequency bands, and these can be utilised with the new technology for internet access for example. ZSL London Zoo has been using the white space devices to stream live video of animals at the park, and the technology has also been deployed in…

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World Radio Day is about celebrating radio, why we love it and why we need it today more than ever. A day to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe. On Friday, February 13, 2015, broadcasters around the globe…

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The Grass Valley gear can send camera feeds via fiber connections to its main facility in Oslo. The company has purchased 20 LDX Première cameras with digital triax connections and four LDX Première cameras with fibre connections. LDX Première cameras are upgradable, can switch between 1080i and 720p, and offer…

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For the first time, the National Association of Broadcasters is adding an online video track to its annual NAB Show in Las Vegas April 13-14. It is one of seven separate tracks in the conference and will cover topics including virtual MVPDs, the migration to over the top, content, gaming…

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Discovery Communications has inked a multiyear renewal of its distribution agreement with Cablevision Systems Corp.      The new, multiplatform deal allows Cablevision subscribers to enjoy continued access to Discovery’s portfolio of 13 U.S. networks, while providing TV Everywhere rights to the MSO's subs through authentication. The agreement, financial terms of…

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Journal Broadcast Group and IMG, the multimedia partner of the University of Nebraska, have entered into a new radio partnership in Omaha that will expand the reach of Cornhuskers sports, broadcast more games across the university's entire sports lineup, and increase exposure for all Nebraska sports. The new five-year Omaha…