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NOW TV appears to have struck the latest blow in the battle over paid television soccer broadcasts with the announcement that it will broadcast the forthcoming 2016 European Championship hosted by France. There was speculation LeEco, which was reported to have spent a staggering US$600 million to grab the English…

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At Caral Lounge on Park Street in Hartford, the Hartford Yard Goats owner Josh Solomon and WPRX AM 1120 radio owner Oscar Nieves announced that all of the Yard Goats' home baseball games will be broadcast in Spanish during the 2016 season. Danny Rodriguez will call the play by play…

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With eSports quickly growing into a global phenomenon and rapidly gaining mainstream acceptance, Electronic Sports League (ESL) launches one of the first round-the-clock eSports television channels in the world. Called “eSportsTV”, the channel aims to increase “content accessibility for the esports community worldwide”. It “will operate alongside existing ESL partnerships…

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Comparing traditional TV with digital has long been tricky. While data about digital seems more direct and accurate, measurements like unique users and minutes viewed are like oranges compared to TV's audience of apples. While measurement companies Nielsen and comScore compete to construct a cross-platform ratings regime that works, the…

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Entertainment (GEE) has signed an exclusive agreement with German television programming company RTL International to provide a new German Premium TV channel to cruise ships around the world. The company will deliver RTL’s TV channel to 27 cruise lines and more than 130 ships serving about 10 million passengers a year. In…

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Commercial radio is hoping listeners turn on, tune in and drop out - of streaming - with a new smartphone that lets them listen to digital radio for free. Industry body Commercial Radio Australia has thrown its support behind a new phone, from manufacturer LG, that contains a digital radio,…

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Eye Media, the parent organization of Eye Radio, has announced that it has launched a new shortwave broadcast service to complement its existing FM broadcasts in South Sudan. The broadcasts starting today will bring listeners news and information in Arabic, as well as Dinka, Nuer, Shilluk, Bari, Zande and Lutoho.…

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The New South Wales government's Telco Authority will be designing a new state-wide radio network for more than 70 emergency, law-enforcement, and essential services agencies thanks to a AU$63 million investment as part of the government's Critical Communication Enhancement Program (CCEP). The government's network investment, announced on Tuesday by NSW…

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Omantel, the sultanate's leading telecommunications provider selected ARRIS VIP2262v2 DVR set-tops from ARRIS International plc to deliver DVR capabilities and on-demand HD content for its new Omantel TV+ service. Omantel subscribers will use the ARRIS set-tops to access more than 450 TV channels over their broadband connection and enjoy the…

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Gannett Co. (GCI), which owns USA TODAY and more than 100 other media properties across the country, said Monday it offered to buy Tribune Publishing (TPUB) for about $815 million, its second big expansion move since spinning off from its former parent less than a year ago. In a letter…