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The L.A. Clippers and iHeartMedia Los Angeles today announced an exclusive multi-year broadcast rights agreement. Beginning with the Clippers game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. PT, AM 570 LA Sports/KLAC will be the official radio home of the Clippers for all preseason, regular season…

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Plans for a community radio station to broadcast downtown have slowed as the Planning Commission tabled a permit for its antenna at its Tuesday meeting. Getting the permit is the last major step in the station's creation, Garrett Brewer, the station's organizer, told commissioners at their Technical Review meeting March…

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Atlético and Internacional have both benefited from the individually negotiated nature of TV rights in the country, gaining considerable increases over their previous deals with Globo. Inter's two-year contract is worth an initial R$13 million (US$3.45 million) over two years, with an option to extend for a further four years…

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Kuwaiti telecoms group Zain is narrowing the field of potential bidders for its mobile transmitter towers in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Should a deal be concluded for the 7,000 towers owned by Zain Saudi, the proceeds will be used to pay off some…

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Roch Valley Radio is hosting a 48 hour non-stop broadcast to raise vital funds to keep the Hospital and Community Radio station on-air. The station is a registered charity which is funded by solely by charitable donations and the fundraising volunteers do either through events such as the 48 hour…

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There’s a sign taped to the door of a plain storefront in a shopping center in the little town of Wimberley. In bold green and black it reads “Wimberley Valley Radio.” DuAnne Redus is eager to show off the new space for KWVH. Starting the station hasn’t been easy, she…

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Despite relinquishing the rights to much of its sports broadcasting portfolio in a bid to save £700m the BBC has announced that it has acquired the broadcast rights to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The BBC has been awarded the UK broadcast rights for the 2018 games which will take place…

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In what could prove to be a game changer for digital radio, LG Electronics has unveiled its new LG Stylus DAB+ device at Radiodays Europe 2016, in Paris. Expected to be available in Australia later this year, the 5.7-inch handset features the world’s first built-in DAB+ broadcast digital radio. DAB+…

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On Feb. 18, the power went out at KDVR Denver. Powerful winds had caused the studio to go dark, but Tribune’s Fox affiliate had a 5 p.m. newscast to broadcast. So the station decided to stream the program live on Facebook. Without access to any video or scripts, everyone had…

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Atlantic Broadband said it has reached a carriage deal with Spanish language programmer Univision. According to Atlantic Broadband, the multi-year, multi-platform agreement includes Univision’s broadcast and cable networks Univision, UniMás and Galavisión. Atlantic Broadband will add El Rey Network in select markets by the end of the year. The new…