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The Korea Racing Authority (KRA) recently said that it held an opening ceremony of the International Racing Broadcast Center, which began to broadcast live horse races. Earlier in December 2013, the KRA signed an agreement with Singapore to export racing broadcasts and has expanded its market to several countries, in…

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Aug 2 Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc Enters into affiliation agreements with Fox Agreements with Fox Broadcasting Co for renewal of Fox affiliations in five Sinclair markets that expired December 31, 2015 Company's remaining Fox affiliation agreements do not expire until sometime in 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage.…

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UK digital radio manufacturer Pure has announced the Elan E3, a mid-price table-top DAB+ receiver which is the first at this price to include a color screen. The radio, which carries the Digital Radio tickmark, contains a 2.8-inch, full-color TFT display capable of displaying the DAB SlideShow service, often dubbed…

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NHK, the national Japanese public broadcaster, recently debuted the first ever regular TV satellite transmitted in 8K resolution. The so-called "Super Hi-Vision" test channel began its activity early this week with a cocktail of broadcasts featuring both 4K and 8K resolution. NHK offers a lot of varied content in 8K:…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group has expressed interest in acquiring the Weather Channel’s TV operations from private-equity firms Bain Capital LLC and Blackstone Group LP, and Comcast Corp. ’s NBCUniversal, people familiar with the matter said. Talks between Sinclair and the Weather Channel owners have been off and on for about a…

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The BBC should set up its own hour-long news programme to replace both Reporting Scotland and the Six O’Clock News in Scotland, a Westminster committee has said. The Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee said the “Scottish Six” programme should be edited, presented and broadcast from Scotland. Its recommendation, contained…

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Country music in Oxford Hills is getting a new home, giving residents something new to tune in to: interviews with local politicians. Radio station WOXO, which broadcasts sports and music in a 160-mile radius around Greenwood, is switching frequencies from 92.7 FM to 96.9 FM starting Aug. 1, station president…

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Japan began the world's first regular 8K television broadcasts on Monday, five days ahead of the opening of the Olympic Games. 8K refers to broadcasts with a resolution of 7,680 x 4,320 pixels. That's 16 times the resolution of today's full high-definition (FHD) broadcasts and four times that of the…

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On Sunday Newsday published a feature on three Connetquot High alums – Vinny Rao, Jules Schoenfeld and Shannon Ward – who are among NBC’s behind-the-scenes workers at the Olympics. Their story was meant in part to illustrate an invading force of about 2,200 NBC employees who will be on site…

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The councilmembers of KOYT 96.3 community radio, now broadcasting the Anza and Aguanga valleys, conducted their third estate sale Saturday, July 23 at the old Country Corners restaurant on Bahrman Road. Erinne Roscoe, KOYT Council member, said the third estate sale was a success. The community radio station is a…