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On 31 May 2016, by request of the Regional Court of Cologne, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) defined the correct interpretation to be given to the concept of “communication to the public” of copyright works The issue arose in the context of proceedings started by GEMA, the company entrusted…

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A new digital trove of data showing who is paying to influence elections on Texas airwaves is set to become available ahead of this year's big-money congressional and presidential races. Starting Friday, more than 175 Texas radio stations could be required to begin publishing documents online in a searchable database…

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BrilaBrilaBrila Sports Radio Brila FM and Megalectrics Limited became the first radio stations to be issued Radio broadcast rights of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) following the signing of separate Memorandum of Understanding between the stations and the League Management Company (LMC). Megalectrics Limited based in Lagos is the…

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Gretchen DeBacker and Matt Killam sat down, turned on a timer, and started talking. The goal was to see if they could talk, uninterrupted, for 10 minutes. When they hit their benchmark they thought, “Yeah, we could do a radio show.” The two Toledoans will be among the first radio…

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The Federal Communications Commission will focus on the untapped potential of very high frequency wavebands to ready America for the challenges of upgrading wireless networks, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said this week — and U.S. agencies will have to help. The use of high-band airwaves will “open up unprecedented amount…

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VRT has teamed up with the EBU to deliver the ‘first ever’ fully IP live broadcast. The broadcast was completed via VRT’s Sandbox LiveIP Studio in Belgium. It was used as part of the programming for Ketnet, VRT’s children channel. The VRT Sandbox LiveIP is, according to VRT, ‘the first…

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Listeners of Radio 1 and Radio 2 stations in the UAE are being assured that an interruption in broadcasting is only temporary. Gulf News Broadcasting said in a statement on Wednesday that it is working to resume radio broadcasts for both stations as soon as possible. “Gulf News Broadcasting apologises…

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The University of Maine football team will be featured three times as part of the Colonial Athletic Association’s television package, which was announced on Wednesday. The Black Bears, under first-year head coach Joe Harasymiak, will have their nonconference games against Football Bowl Subdivision teams the University of Connecticut and the…

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US airwaves should get ready soon for 5G wireless, the promising next generation of mobile networks that will help connect a myriad of devices, a top telecom regulator said Monday. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler announced he would propose a vote next month to free up large chunks of…

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Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, is looking to expand its business by building a fibre-optic network to offer TV and other services, it said on Tuesday. The company said it had submitted its plan to become a more comprehensive telecoms group to the Communications Ministry and has…