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French state-owned international news channel, France 24, will launch a Spanish language channel in 2017. France 24 will broadcast six hours a day of programmes for Latin America audiences, supplemented by its programme s in French with news bulletins on the hour and half-hour. The French, English and Arabic channels’major…

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Several Korean broadcasters announced this week that they will begin transmitting ATSC 3.0 OTA broadcasts starting in February 2017. The news comes after the two broadcast networks, SBS and MBC—in conjunction with LG Electronics, ETRI and several equipment vendors—announced the first successful live end-to-end ATSC 3.0 broadcast in the country,…

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The Brooklyn Nets and CBS RADIO have reached an agreement to extend their multi-year broadcast rights agreement. WFAN-AM/FM, the most listened to sports radio station in the nation, will continue as the team’s flagship radio station. “Our relationship with CBS RADIO continues to give us a major voice in the…

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NBCUniversal said it is adding linear broadcast and cable inventory to its programmatic ad sales offering. Beginning this fall advertisers will be able to use data to plan and buy media plans targeting specific audiences via automated systems. The expanded NBCUx will be a part of NBCU's upfront sales. NBCU…

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Scripps Networks Interactive said it has notified Cox Communications that it plans to buy Cox’s 35% stake in Travel Channel. Scripps CFO Lori Hickok on the company’s earnings call Tuesday told analysts that the valuation part of the process has begun. Scripps Networks Interactive acquired a majority stake in Travel…

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CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, and Spreadtrum Communications, a leading fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless communication standards, today announced the expansion of their long-term strategic partnership around Spreadtrum's advanced LTE SoC smartphone platforms.…

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MediaTek and Ericsson today announced successful testing to enable Wi-Fi calling across advanced MediaTek powered mobile devices and Ericsson's mobile network. The collaboration will bring the advantages of Wi-Fi calling to a significantly larger base of devices and end-users. "Our collaboration with Ericsson, a technology leader in mobile networks, assures…

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
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RR Media has appointed David Treadway as the joint managing director for Europe. Treadway will join existing managing director for Europe, Simon Kay, who will continue to focus on his role as Head of Global Content Preparation. He has previously been CEO of WRN Broadcast. Prior to this, Treadway held…

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
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At the 2016 NAB Show, NETIA will showcase the full NETIA Media Assist digital audio software suite, which includes radio automation (production, newsroom, scheduling, and playout modules), media asset management, and workflow management solutions. The company will highlight new product features that enhance the flexibility and reliability of multichannel FM…

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Domo’s SOLO7-OBTx is a feature packed camera-back transmitter that includes 1080p60 and 4:2:2 compression; integrated camera control; swappable RF modules; and H.264/MPEG-4 video encoding. The SOLO7-OBTx offers superior latency ranging from 1s to an ultra-low 10ms along with ultra-low power consumption for extended field performance.   Also new to NAB…