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Canada’s broadcast regulator is forcing English-language TV stations to air at least seven hours a week of local news, and creating a new fund to help the smaller ones pay for it as part of a “rebalancing” of the country’s television landscape. Large broadcasters will also be given more flexibility…

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Cuban programming is coming to U.S. airwaves thanks to DISH, the Colorado-based provider with 13.9 million TV subscribers. The company announced the launch of a new channel Thursday called CUBAMAX TV, which will carry entertainment programming created in Cuba featuring some of the island's most famous celebrities. The channel will…

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Asia-Pacific fibre infrastructure company Superloop has announced that it is hoping to raise AU$35.3 million through a fully underwritten one-for-seven pro-rata accelerated entitlement offer of shares. Superloop is offering a total of 16,793,942 new shares at AU$2.10 per share, a 12.9 percent discount off the closing share price on June…

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Local TV news stations struggling to retain viewers and remain profitable as eyeballs shift online got a boost on Wednesday from Canada’s broadcast regulator, which changed its rules to reallocate up to $90 million of existing funds to local news. Local TV news stations struggling to retain viewers and remain…

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THE South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) drive for more local content means the national broadcaster will provide coverage of the traditional Zulu reed dance ceremony later this year. Speaking to TMG Entertainment this week‚ SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago confirmed that the broadcaster intended to cover the annual reed dance on…

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The "multifold" increase in its fee that the Board of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) expects from broadcast rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) may not be a feasible proposition for most broadcasters, considering the revenue the current licence holder makes, media experts say. Sony Pictures Networks India…

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Boko Haram has established a radio FM station, according to a report monitored on the Hausa service of the Voice of America yesterday. Residents in Tolkomari, which is in the far northern part of Cameroon, have confirmed receiving broadcast messages from the sect via the radio station on 96.8 frequency…

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Inter-ministerial body FIPB said that Vodafone had sought approval for the proposed acquisition of the entire share capital (100 per cent) of You Broadband India Limited. However, the Board headed by Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das deferred decision on the application The FIPB has referred the Rs 3,400-crore foreign investment…

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French number one telecoms operator Orange (ORAN.PA) is open to merger moves in Europe with the aim to become one of the two biggest regional companies in the sector, Chief Executive Officer Stephane Richard said on Tuesday. "We consider Orange as a major European actor," Richard said at a hearing…

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Entertainment Studios, Inc., one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and owner of seven 24-hour HD cable television networks (PETS.TV, COMEDY.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICECENTRAL.TV), proudly announces its acquisition of the New York-based African-American focused digital news platform…