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Music entrepreneur Glenn Wheatley is plotting an ambitious push into China 36 years after he instigated Australia’s first FM ­station. In an interview with The Australian, Mr Wheatley revealed he has acquired English Premier League audio rights for the world’s most populous country. Mr Wheatley’s newly launched internet-based radio service…

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Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) for about $5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. The announcement will come before the start of New York trading hours, the source added. The deal will end months of uncertainty about…

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A new digital communication system presently going online will give Mountain Home police, firefighters and city workers better reception with fewer interruptions, police and fire officials said Tuesday. Mountain Home Fire Chief Ken Williams and Police Chief Carry Manuel alternated discussing the new radio system with members of the Mountain…

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In August, ESPN will launch a digital platform, ACC Network Extra, television more than 600 live events to users with access to Watch ESPN. By 2019, more than 1,300 live events will be broadcast by the network. "This partnership continues to be a win-win for ESPN and the ACC," Swofford…

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iHeartMedia, Cumulus, Entercom, Cox, Sun Broadcast Group and Shazam announced a strategic alliance today that will lay the groundwork for a radio audio audience measurement solution in the U.S. that will deliver audience metrics across all formats. “The richness of our data, combined with Shazam’s measurement capabilities, will enable much…

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International Media Content Ltd. (IMC), parent company of SportsMax and a subsidiary of Digicel Group, announced today that it has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games for the Caribbean by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). As a…

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Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to telecast the 2016 edition of the International Champions Cup in India. The matches this year will be held across North America, Europe, Australia, and China, and will see 17 of the top clubs from across the world participating in…

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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has finalized a number of agreements with broadcasters around the world for a variety of new and classic Nickelodeon animated series. In Thailand, Thai PBS renewed its deal with VIMN for such Nick Jr. programming as the first three seasons of Wonder Pets and Bubble…

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The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex is home to a multitude of concerts and plays, but the venue is always looking for ways to shake things up. Through a redesign and some partnering, the BJCC will now take on a new air as it takes to the airwaves with Birmingham Mountain Radio.…

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The co-owner of EON Sports Radio says the new station – which launched on Wednesday – is “confident” about securing a deal to broadcast AFL matches as early as next season. The station is available across the country on digital radio, online and via its app. It will broadcast 24/7…