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Sling TV, the new OTT pay-TV service from Dish Network targeted to cord-cutters and cord-nevers, said it has inked a deal for multi-stream rights for live and on-demand content from Univision Communications.    Under the deal, Sling TV will gain access to the flagship Univision Network, UniMás, UDN (Univision Deportes…

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Gray Television has opened a news bureau in Washington, D.C., to provide analysis of issues taking place on Capitol Hill that are relevant to the 44 markets in which Gray owns and/or operates TV stations. The move positions Gray for what it expects to be a record-breaking 2016 presidential election…

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Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of mobile broadband networking solutions, today announced significant upgrades to the feature set of its award-winning Smart eMBMS solution, designed to bring important network quality enhancements to operators, with a particular emphasis on an improved video experience. Smart eMBMS employs a dynamic cell activation algorithm…

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
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Just hours after launching its first ever broadcast yesterday, Alarab TV, the Middle East’s newest news channel has gone off air, with an image of the channel’s logo displaying in place of normal programming. Reports online suggest the news channel, which has its headquarters at the World Trade Centre in…

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Ericsson said the deal “provides an ideal springboard for expansion into the region from its base in Abu Dhabi”. Twofour54 currently provides playout services for nine different channels, including Baynounah and Clouds Media. As part of the deal, Ericsson will establish a media hub in Abu Dhabi to provide content…

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Accenture has completed its acquisition of Reactive Media Pty Ltd (Reactive), one of Australia’s largest independent and multi-award winning digital agencies, specializing in creating and delivering differentiated customer experiences through digital channels. The acquisition, first announced on December 2, 2014, complements the end-to-end marketing experience services offered through Accenture Interactive,…

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Digigram today announced its readiness for India's "Phase-III" expansion of the country's FM radio services, which will allow for the launch of more than 800 new FM channels in nearly 300 cities across the country. Ideal for the many new facilities that will require cost-effective audio transport solutions, the company's…

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China’s top graft-buster will step up inspections in the television and broadcasting sector this year, an official in charge of the anti-graft drive in the industry has said. Li Qiufang, head of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection team at the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television,…

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Quicklink Video Distribution Services Ltd has announced a strategic partnership with Audinate, a provider in digital media networking for the A/V, conferencing, public address and broadcast industries. The partnership enhances the Microsoft Skype TX experience delivered through the Quicklink TX product by adding in Dante Audio over IP connectivity. Quicklink…

Friday, Jan 30, 2015
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Tribune Broadcasting has reached affiliation agreements with ABC Television for WGNO New Orleans and WQAD Davenport-Rock Island-Moline, as well as WNEP in Wilkes-Barre, which is owned by Dreamcatcher Broadcasting and operated by Tribune. The agreement synchronizes the affiliation renewals of all three stations, which end at the close of 2019.…