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Today AT&T and Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced they are collaborating on opportunities to enhance connectivity through the use of  Internet of Things (IoT) products - services and technologies that employ digital technologies to better connect with customers and with elevator, escalator and moving walkway…

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An Australian TV channel has made an on-air apology for cutting to an advert break midway through a bugler's performance of The Last Post. Channel Seven cut to the ad break in their Sunday night broadcast as the crowd and players at the Melbourne Cricket Ground stood to attention in…

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Since 1973, a lone, 977-foot tall, three-pronged sentry has stood watch over San Francisco: Sutro Tower. The tower sends signals to 11 television, and four radio, stations throughout the Bay Area, as well as to cable and satellite providers. Like most things in San Francisco, the telecommunications tower, the angular…

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Unable to land a deal to broadcast Peterborough Century 21 Lakers games, Extra 90.5 FM is airing Cobourg Kodiaks games this year. The Peterborough-based sports/talk radio station, home of the OHL's Petes, will air all Kodiaks home games and their road games in Peterborough and potentially Brooklin, said Rob Mise,…

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LG Electronics has demonstrated a unique new wireless network antenna designed to receive and process ATSC 3.0 next-generation television broadcast signals and redistribute them via WiFi throughout the home to connected devices such as smart TVs, tablets, laptop computers and smartphones. Taking the wraps off a two-year development project, the…

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There’s a new radio station on the air in the Chattahoochee Valley and a local radio station group is helping it get started. The new CSU Cougar radio celebrated its grand opening today. WCUG, 88.5FM can now be heard across the Chattahoochee Valley. It’s an idea that became reality thanks…

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San Diego NBC-owned station KNSD has moved into a new 52,000 square foot broadcast facility in Kearny Mesa. “We are proud that NBC 7 has returned to Kearny Mesa, the neighborhood where the station aired its first newscast 50 years ago,” said president and GM Richard Kelly. “The new facility…

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The NBA is making a new play for fans in Africa by splitting with the continent’s biggest sports broadcaster and teaming up with a Zimbabwean telecommunications entrepreneur who started his first business with $75. The NBA said Thursday that it has a new multiyear deal with Econet Media to show…

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Mobile satellite services provider Inmarsat has entered into a multi-year contract with Telenor Satellite of Norway to lease a large piece of the mobile Ka-band broadband capacity on Telenor’s Thor 7 satellite, industry officials said. The agreement will allow London-based Inmarsat to bolster its growing aeronautical broadband portfolio over Europe…

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For the first time in the history of the Indianapolis 500, RTV6 has rights to air the ABC broadcast of the race a second time – on Memorial Day, May 30. Interest is especially intense this year for the 100th running of the greatest spectacle in racing. RTV6 will broadcast…