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Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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Taiwanese smartphone maker, HTC, has launched a service that allows users to stream video live to Youtube using an HTC RE camera. The service was made available for Android devices on January 9, through a free update to the RE app in the Google Play store. The update will also…

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The Chicago Cubs and Tribune Broadcasting’s WGN-TV today announced a new 5-year agreement under which the local station will televise 45 games annually beginning with the 2015 season. This new agreement continues a broadcasting partnership that spans more than 60 years. Specific terms of the agreement were not released. As…

Friday, Jan 09, 2015
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BroaMan’s Danish distributor Danmon has been providing broadcast solutions to the country’s public service broadcaster TV2 for nearly two decades. Last year, when the company decided to upgrade its SNG OB truck (DNK-47) from SD to HD, the Odense based facility moved its commentator intercom onto a Clear-Com platform and…

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Gerald Griffin has been named senior VP, business development and strategic partnerships, at CBS Television Stations. He comes from ABC Regional Sports & Entertainment Sales, where he was senior VP, and will report to Jim Sullivan, president of sales for the group. Griffin will be responsible for working with the…

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ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd., the leading total solutions provider of Internet content and application delivery services in China, today announced that it successfully introduced the industry's first of its kind mobile Internet intelligence aware solution named MPlus. MPlus extends more advantages to mobile e-commerce, mobile games, mobile social and other…

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The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and Discovery Communications said they signed a multi-year distribution agreement to allow the continued delivery of Discovery’s 13 U.S. networks, including TV-everywhere rights through subscriber authentication on multiple devices.    The agreement gives NCTC member customers continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks including Discovery…

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The war between DISH Network Corp. and WRAL is officially over – at least until the next round of retransmission negotiations. Financial details behind the agreement were not disclosed, nor was the specific time frame encapsulated in the deal. Via a prepared statement, DISH representatives called the deal "a multi-year…

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The founding MHL companies unveiled here Tuesday a next-generation digital interface specification called “superMHL” that will support up 8K/120fps video and object oriented audio formats including Dolby Atmos and DTS-UHD. Rob Tobias, MHL president, said that unlike earlier MHL versions, superMHL will use its own connector (in both active and…

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Sky Sports has announced that it has extended its contract as the sole broadcaster of England cricket matches by a further two years until 2019. The agreement with the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Thursday includes all England’s home Test, one-day and T20 matches as well as at…

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US-based Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp will acquire up to 38.6 per cent stake in direct to home distribution firm Videocon d2h for around USD 375 million (about Rs 2,130 crore). As per an agreement signed between the two parties, shares valued at USD 300-375 million will be acquired by Silver…