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Vertical Bridge, a specialist in wireless communication infrastructure, has acquired almost 200 radio broadcast towers from Alpha Media. Some of the towers were owned by Alpha Media, but others were acquired as a result of the recent acquisition of station group owner Digity. A release said that Vertical Bridge owns,…

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21st Century Fox today announced that Dana Walden and Gary Newman will oversee a new business unit within Fox Networks Group, Fox Television Group, which will combine Fox Broadcasting Company (FBC) and 20th Century Fox Television (TCFTV). The announcement was made by Peter Rice, Chairman of Fox Networks Group, to…

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Thomson Broadcast, a major systems integrator and transmission specialist, is set to showcase its system integration capability for analog and digital networks at Cabsat.   The leading platform for the broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors will run from March 8 to 10 at the Dubai World…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group said Wednesday it has closed on its acquisition of the Tennis Channel for $350 million. The deal by Hunt Valley-based Sinclair, one of the nation's largest independent broadcasters and the largest producer of local news, was announced in January. At the time, Sinclair said it was attracted…

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Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the Republican presidential frontrunner and one of his political surrogates, has granted a 20-minute radio interview to a prominent white supremacist who broadcasts what has been dubbed as “the primary radio nexus of hate in America”. The younger Trump will be featured as…

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For the third year in a row, an RCS executive will be chairing Broadcast Asia's radio track in Singapore in June. Mike Powell, Senior Vice President International Operations and Chief Compliance Officer for RCS and Media Monitors, will also be giving a speech titled, "Next Generation Radio - Managing the…

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Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense Co. is doubling down on an investment in a Mexican factory as it grabs for a bigger slice of North America’s television market. The Qingdao-based company, which also has operations in Africa and Central Europe, is part of a wave of Chinese companies—from electronics and auto…

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BeckTV has completed the installation and commissioning of broadcast systems within the brand-new KETV facility, located within the renovated Burlington Station in Omaha, Nebraska. The Hearst Television-owned television station worked with BeckTV to integrate broadcast systems, using end-to-end Evertz infrastructure solutions, into the historic building while preserving original elements dating…

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BW Broadcast has announced that it is now offering a 2,500 W member of its TX V2 FM transmitter line. The TX2500 is available in 3RU with a slide-in power supply, BW Broadcast’s Gold Clamp technology, and built-in multiband audio processing. The transmitter features a front-panel navigation system and help…

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In a latest report, the Federation for Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) has identified five broad policy recommendations for the radio broadcast industry. The first recommendation is for restriction on ownership of licenses and the second is for a three-year lock-in period. The apex chamber has also called…