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A Russian state television channel has broadcast its interpretation of the transcript of the final conversation between the pilots of the Flydubai jet which crashed on 19 March in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 people on board. The Rossiya-1 channel said it had obtained the transcript…

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As TV broadcasters go, KSCI Channel 18 in Long Beach, Calif., is a little fish in a big pond. The independent station, which airs local shows in Chinese, Korean and Tagalog as well as other Asian-language programs, was in bankruptcy in 2012 when Texas-based NRJ TV bought it and two…

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The global average internet connection speed increased 23 per cent to 5.6 Mbps in the quarter ended December 2015 compared to the same period of 2014, a report said on Wednesday. The report "Fourth Quarter, 2015, State of the Internet Report" was released by Akamai Technologies Inc., a global leader…

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Building on its strategy to make the Olympic Games available to more viewers and across more screens in Europe than ever before, Discovery has announced a TV and multi-platform broadcast agreement with NOS in the Netherlands This deal will make the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games available to Dutch viewers…

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Sky TV has won the broadcasting rights for the Olympics through to 2024. The deal covers New Zealand and the Pacific region, taking in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. It covers broadcast rights for all…

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Sky has postponed the launch of the second series of its hit drama series The Tunnel following the Belgian terror attacks today [Tuesday]. The broadcaster has decided that the new drama – which depicts an attack on a British airliner in episode one – should be pulled from the schedule…

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Seeing media companies dealing with an increasingly diverse number of audiences, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced a new one-day conference for its April 16-21 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The Multicultural TV & Video Conference will feature a series of panels and speakers focusing on how broadcasters…

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For the second time since the election of Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government last fall, you could hear all employees at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) breathing a big sigh of relief. The struggling public broadcaster received a reprieve from the new federal government after plans were announced today to provide…

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Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting and Metro Broadcast had their licenses renewed just five months before expiration with a senior official rejecting assertions the renewal was tainted by "political considerations." Both radio stations had their licenses extended for 12 years up to 2028. The renewal of their analog sound broadcasting licenses…

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Viacom and comScore announced a breakthrough multi-year partnership for cross-platform measurement, which marks the first cross-platform deal for the newly merged comScore and Rentrak. The alliance represents a turning point in the business of television and advanced currency. Viacom will have deep access to comScore’s robust set of cross-platform measurement…