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IMG has renewed its agreement with the PGA of America to distribute international broadcast rights for the PGA Championship and the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid until 2021. The new agreement, which officially begins in 2017, extends the relationship between IMG and the PGA to 35 years, having begun…

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If Westford residents are snowed in or have lost power, they need only turn on a simple AM radio and switch the station to 1630 to hear the latest town updates on the emergency. Westford’s own AM radio station, consisting of an electronic box inside the police station and a…

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Maxwell C. Agha and his wife, Michelle Diaz Agha, have pumped $15 million into their small San Diego TV station over the last two decades so they could broadcast Spanish-language news, Catholic shows and local programming. But KSDY-TV Channel 50 and many other small, low-power TV stations, which often broadcast…

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Samsung will live stream the upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event for the Galaxy S7 series at the Mobile World Congress in 360 degrees for PCs, smartphones, and virtual reality (VR), the company announced. Those who own a Samsung smartphone that works with the Gear VR headset can download the Unpacked 360…

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A sleek monopole tower now rises 70 feet above Valley Public Radio's new broadcast center in Clovis. The tower holds an antenna that relays the station signal to the KVPR 89.3 transmitter in the mountains above Auberry. On Tuesday, crews from Howell Communications used a crane to lift the tower…

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Mondo TV SpA Executes with GUC Digital, a Turkish TV operator, a license agreement for the granting of broadcast rights for certain Mondo TV's animated programs. The license relates to Pay TV rights broadcast rights in Turkey, in local language, without exclusivity for a period of 24 months.   Source…

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As the Philadelphia Phillies begin spring training Wednesday, the team announced that it has extended its broadcast partnership with CBS Radio. Games will no longer continue to be simulcast on the Phillies longtime AM home of 1210 WPHT and will only air on sister station SportsRadio 94WIP, CBS Radio confirmed.…

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WFMZ, the independent station owned by Maranatha Broadcasting Company in Allentown, Pa., has introduced five mounted remote control Panasonic AW-HE130 pan/tilt/zoom cameras in its new downtown Allentown studio and four others in its main studio. The cameras, which have broadcast features like Power over Ethernet+, are for newsroom standups, weather…

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One of China’s largest videogame companies is investing $250 million with one of Hollywood’s biggest studios to help launch its global film business. Perfect World Pictures has signed a deal with Comcast Corp.’s Universal Pictures to cover 25% of the production budgets of most movies made by the studio over…

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Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, today announced that it has added enhanced broadcast manufacturing capabilities to its U.S. headquarters in Meriden, Connecticut. RFS -- which has a long history of innovation in the broadcast market -- will add expansive indoor and outdoor space designated…