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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015
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The National Football League wants to pump YouTube up. Kicking off the last week before Super Bowl XLIX, the league has launched its own channel on the streaming video platform.    The channel, YouTube.com/NFL, is the latest in a string of digital platform partnerships the NFL has forged recently. While…

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Universal Network International will stop broadcasting Universal Channel and E! Entertainment Television in Russia due to the deteriorating economic situation, the company said in a statement on Friday. "Due to the deteriorating economic situation for our paid TV channels Universal Channel and E! Entertainment Television, the Russian company Universal Networks…

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FOX International Channels (FIC) announced today that on February 9, it will consolidate all of its 126 FOX channels outside the United States under a single brand positioning and network package. This worldwide simultaneous rebranding will take place in conjunction with the return of FOX’s international hit “The Walking Dead.” …

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I.D. Systems, Inc. (IDSY), a leading provider of wireless M2M asset management solutions, has received a 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award for its PowerFleet(R) wireless vehicle management system (VMS) for controlling, tracking and managing forklifts and other industrial trucks. PowerFleet is a machine-to-machine (M2M) "Internet of Things" (IoT) application,…

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With the release of its new KONA and Io v12.1 Software, AJA Video Systems has dramatically extended support for Telestream Wirecast 5.x and 6.x with multi-channel HD inputs or 4K/UltraHD support on both Windows and Mac OS X. AJA's new Wirecast Plug-in replaced the previously released limited version, and now…

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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Panama City residents now have a new choice for their high-speed Internet and television services. AT&T* just launched U-verse® High Speed Internet, AT&T U-verse TV and AT&T U-verse Voice in the area. "Nothing is better for the consumer than competition and choice and this is great news for Panama City…

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Japanese FM radio station J-Wave (frequency: 81.3) will carry live game coverage of the Super Bowl XLIX, the company announced on Wednesday. It will be the first time the NFL’s championship game will be broadcast live on Japanese radio. Bilingual sports anchor Yuji Kondo will be the play-by-play announcer while…

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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Newsmax TV has reached a distribution deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative, adding nearly 12 million subscribers, the network said Tuesday. Newsmax TV adds NCTC to its carriage deals with satellite services Dish Network and DirecTv, representing 35 million homes, said  the network.   Source : http://www.broadcastingcable.com/

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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Michael Fiorile, vice chairman and CEO of Dispatch Broadcast Group, has been named chairman at the trade association TVB for 2015-2016. A member of TVB’s board since 2006, Fiorile succeeds Bill Fine, WCVB Boston president and general manager. “We look forward to the benefits of Michael’s further involvement in TVB,”…

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Australia’s newest player in the PR industry, Broadcast Connections, has officially launched. Created by respected career publicists Jael Napper and Kym Richardson, Broadcast Connections aims to provide journalists with credible news and story opportunities, and communicate their client’s messages in a way that benefits both the client and their media…