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Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
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The City of Corpus Christi and IceRays have extended their partnership to provide all 28 North American Hockey League (NAHL) home games for the 2016-17 season on local television. Beginning Friday, the City’s municipal television channel (CCTV) will carry select IceRays games at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays. All…

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“Texas Standard,” Texas public radio’s statewide news program, puts Waco on its map by broadcasting its Thursday program from Waco public radio station KWBU, 103.3-FM. Host David Brown and a crew of three will work from the KWBU studio early Thursday morning, aided by another four staffers at “Texas Standard’s”…

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The FCC has released its quarterly accounting of broadcast station totals, this time as of SEPTEMBER 30th, showing that the number of AM stations fell by five since JUNE 30th to 4,671 but FM commercial stations gaining 23 to 6,737 and noncommercial FMs up one to 4,100. The biggest gains…

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Get ready for some lengthy stints on the sofa because the Tour de France could be live from start to finish on British televisions next year Every stage of the 2017 Tour de France will be broadcast in its entirity on French television, reports suggest. In recent years only a…

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The Brazilian government aims to extend the fiber optic network to 75 percent of the country's cities, the telecommunications secretary at the Science and Technology Ministry said on Tuesday. Speaking at an event in Sao Paulo, Andre Borges added that he means to attract more datacenters to Brazil by reducing…

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Telecommunications company Liberty Global Plc said its unit, UPC Poland, has agreed to buy the cable business of Multimedia Polska SA [MULPO.UL] for an enterprise value of 3 billion zlotys ($763.5 million). UPC Poland is the largest cable operator in Poland, while Multimedia Polska is the third-largest cable operator in…

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By the age of 85, anyone or anything could probably benefit from having some work done. For the Empire State Building, that’s taking the form of a project to install a new auxiliary master FM radio antenna, it was announced late last week by the iconic building’s owner, Empire State…

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Voice of America has signed a content sharing agreement with the Democratic Voice of Burma, which will see VOA Burmese language service content broadcast on DVB channels. DVB, one of the fastest-growing television networks in Myanmar, has its roots in the Southeast Asian country’s exiled student movement. The network makes…

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Tele Ticino, located in Melide, Switzerland, debuted a new studio in September with three 2×2 video walls from eyevis and reseller Videolink AG. Using eyevis LCD monitors (EYE-LCD-4600-M-USN-LD-BC), Tele Ticino chose a specially developed broadcast version of the LCs which includes additional features such as for example sensor-calibration and extended…

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The fact that IP is now the technology of choice for media networks, from the studio to the wide area, for contribution, acquisition and exchange, is without question. But there is a degree of uncertainty in the industry with regards to what to expect from an IP-based network. With SDI,…