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China's internet regulator has fined several websites for violating internet publication rules and ordered them to "rectify" pages that ran news stories based on their own reporting, state media reported on Monday. Government rules prohibiting the publication of "self-edited" news and information by websites that were not set up by…

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Guangxi Radio and Television Information Network Corporation Limited Says an initial public offering of up to 300 million A shares of common stock with par value of 1 yuan per share on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Says Huatai United Securities Co., Ltd. will serve as the main underwriter. Says the…

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French media group Vivendi backtracked on Tuesday on a share-swap deal to buy the pay-TV unit of Mediaset, putting forward an alternative agreement that would give it a direct stake in the Italian broadcaster. Mediaset said in a statement that Vivendi no longer wanted all of its pay-TV division Premium,…

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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…