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L'Internet des objets: French firm Sigfox inks deal with Telefonica World + dog can buy licensed spectrum IoT connectivity 22 Feb 12:39

Sigfox’s connectivity tech competes with the Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) wireless connectivity specification, which is the IoT standard generally favoured by telcos. This is because NB-IoT can be rolled out through software updates to existing LTE base stations, vastly lowering the cost o...

Dissident republican Frankie Quinn's ex-prisoners group part-funded by British taxpayer

The Sunday World can reveal he is the co-ordinator of Éalú, an ex-prisoners group awarded almost 100,000 by the International Fund for Ireland, formed and funded by the British and Irish governments. Quinn has come under fire after being branded a hypocrite by dissidents who are furious Quinn is now...

Russia successfully launches space freighter after crash

Moscow (AFP) - Russia on Wednesday successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft taking food and equipment to the International Space Station after the previous such ship crashed to Earth shortly after launch in December. A Soyuz rocket carrying the Progress cargo ship lifted off on schedule at 05:58...

Over and out as youth in central Victoria take up amateur radio

The digital age means amateur radio is no longer as popular as it once was but a group of youth in central Victoria is embracing the technology. Castlemaine stu...

Sharing Radio Communications with Next Generation

In May 2016 Barrett Communications supplied the Rainbow Radio League (RRL), a not-for-profit organisation in St Vincent and the Grenadines, with high-frequency ...

Australia Public Broadcaster To End Shortwave Services To Pacific

ABC dispensing 'with outdated technology,' expanding digital offerings. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Dec. 6, 2016) – Australia's pu...

Over and out as youth in central Victoria take up amateur radio

The digital age means amateur radio is no longer as popular as it once was but a group of youth in central Victoria is embracing the technology. Castlemaine stu...

Cold War archive: How the USSR and U.S. battled each other with radio waves

A group of State Department announcers huddle around the microphone after the initial shortwave broadcast in Russian to Russia from New York City on Feb. 17, 19...

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Kirill’s Overreaching Marginalizing Russian Orthodox Church – OpEd

In a commentary for the Grani portal, Mitrokhin says that the conflict over St. Isaac’s has now become “an all-Russian scandal,” one that has not ended despite ...

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

L ee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has...

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

SAPPORO, Japan: Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While...

Social News 21/2

HCM City’s authorities want to draw int’l tourists to Dam Sen Park. Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Mr. Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday asked t...

Dissident republican Frankie Quinn's ex-prisoners group part-funded by British taxpayer

The Sunday World can reveal he is the co-ordinator of Éalú, an ex-prisoners group awarded almost 100,000 by the International Fund for Ireland, formed and funde...

Russia successfully launches space freighter after crash

Moscow (AFP) - Russia on Wednesday successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft taking food and equipment to the International Space Station after the previous ...

Late Ohio distance swimmer Poenisch named to hall of fame

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — The late long-distance swimmer Walter Poenisch (PAYN'-ish) of central Ohio has been named to the International Swimming Hall of Fame. He...

Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.

PARIS (AP) — Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, H...

Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pinea...

Medium wave Ukrainian Radio to cover all occupied territories

The National Radio and TV Council (NRTC) of Ukraine on January 12 issued a permit to broadcast using radio frequency of 873 kHz on the territory of the Anti-Ter...

BBC to broadcast in North Korea

The BBC is to broadcast news programmes in North Korea for the first time as part of a £290 million expansion of its World Service. The service, to be launched ...

North Korea to get BBC

The BBC is to broadcast news programmes in North Korea for the first time as part of a £290 million expansion of its World Service. The service, to be launched ...

Go FM way, digital DRM too expensive, AIR told

AIR should phase out short wave and medium wave services, accessed through the once ubiquitous transistors and radio sets, and focus on FM instead, recommends a...

Spirit medium brings new tour to Cumbria

TV medium Steve Holbrook heads to Cumbria for two nights of his new tour, Psychic Vibration on the Medium Wave. Rated as one of the best clairaudient mediums in...

Trump’s New Executive Order On Refugees Will Scrap Preference For Christians

President Donald Trump’s replacement executive order on immigration will scrap a preference for religious minorities intended to benefit persecuted Christians, ...

ABC News Analyst Claims Trump Undermines The Constitution By Not Calling On Mainstream Press

ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd argued that President Trump is undermining the Constitution by not calling on mainstream news outlets. During Wedn...

Washington Trump continues trend of calling on conservative media

At President Trump's joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, he only took two questions from members of American med...

Is Trump's Policy Of Prioritising Christian Refugees Unfair – On Christians?

At first sight, Donald Trump appeared to make a major concession to Christians in the Middle East last month when he said that he would give priority to Christi...

Fact checking this week in the Trump administration

2. "These seven countries, what about the 46 majority Muslim countries that are not included. Right there, it totally undercuts this nonsense that this is a Mus...

Bristol Cathedral could remove stained glass window because of...

Church leaders could take the radical step of removing Bristol Cathedral's biggest stained glass window - because of its links to slave trader Edward Colston. T...

Singer/Songwriter Bill Fair Releases New Single 'Brighter'

Bill Fair. supports HTML5 video "Brighter," a new single from singer/songwriter Bill Fair, is being released today to Christian radio. The song, written by Fair...

Pope Francis meets ADL delegation, condemns anti-Semitism

Pope Francis on Thursday denounced “widespread” anti-Semitism during a meeting with a delegation from the Anti-Defamation League. Francis met with the group at ...

The Evangelical Response To Trump

Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday Donald Trump was the overwhelming choice among evangelicals. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Christian radio host Julie Roys ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

Arnold Schwarzenegger, former governor of California and action movie giant, greeted Pope Francis at the Vatican during the weekly General Audience. Schwarzeneg...

Evangelicals are ready to speak for Israel in Trump’s Washington

JTA – Evangelicals, who have been advocating for Israel for years, have historically let the Jews take the lead. Laurie Cardoza-Moore, for one, is excited that ...

For Religious Conservatives, Success and Access at the Trump White House

President Trump during a campaign event at the International Church of Las Vegas in October. Over the last year, he and the Christian right have strengthened a ...

Pentecostal Life TV goes live Feb 13: Lutepo pledges it will be exceptional

Pentecostal Life Television will start beaming live next Monday – February 13 – to become another of the many Christian television stations in the country. Own...

Twitter Goes Wild After Christian Virgin Compares Sex To A Can Of Soup On Hit TV Show

Christian virgin Jordan stirred up a Twitter storm when he compared sex before marriage to a can of soup on the hit TV show First Dates Hotel. Why settle for so...

10 richest pastors in the worlds

Who is a pastor if not a middleman between God and ordinary people? Pastors should provide counsel and advice to people. Pastor derives from Latin and can be tr...

KROQ Teams With DTS On Its Series Of Intimate, High-Energy Shows Hosted Inside The Newly Branded "HD Radio Sound Space At KROQ"

LOS ANGELES Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KROQ , the world renowned alternative rock station, and DTS , a company dedicated to creating and delivering premium a...

No pay TV? How to follow all the action from Australia's tour of India

India v Australia: how to follow the action on Grandstand Radio and online without pay TV. Updated February 17, 2017 10:47:51. Australia faces the daunting tas...

Sutton United vs Arsenal, FA Cup 2017: Where to watch live, preview, betting odds and possible XI

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: 'No matter what happens I will manage next season' Reuters will travel to Gander Green Lane to take on Sutton United in the fift...

Why I dumped Law for music – Cobhams

By Risikat Ramoni, Lagos | Publish Date: Feb 18 2017 1:10PM Weekend Magazine: You started ‘Cobhams Top 12,’ a digital radio show in 2016. How long do you hope t...

Concord-based NH1 to shutter television operations

One of New Hampshire’s newest media operations is shutting down, just a few years after it opened. NH1 News will cease its television broadcasting operations to...

Where and when to watch the 2017 Oscars on TV

Oscar statuettes in various stages of the coating process are hung together at Epner Technology in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 17, 2017. Each statuette is coated in...

Where and when are the 2017 Oscars on TV

Oscar statuettes in various stages of the coating process are hung together at Epner Technology in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 17, 2017. Each statuette is coated in...

Where and when are the 2017 Oscars on TV

Oscar statuettes in various stages of the coating process are hung together at Epner Technology in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 17, 2017. Each statuette is coated in...

eTV in court to fight DStv over unencrypted digital TV system

JOHANNESBURG – eTV and several NGOs will on Tuesday morning tell the Constitutional Court that Communications Minister Faith Muthambi and DStv are wrong to try ...

France

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "France - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media Statistics and Analyses (15th Edition)" report to...

L'Internet des objets: French firm Sigfox inks deal with Telefonica World + dog can buy licensed spectrum IoT connectivity 22 Feb 12:39

Sigfox’s connectivity tech competes with the Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) wireless connectivity specification, which is the IoT standard generally fav...

The Morning After: Wednesday, February 22 2017

Welcome to your Wednesday. And maybe the future. NASA has a big announcement today, Qualcomm is promising phone chips that'll gulp down data faster than your cu...

The countries with the world’s fastest mobile internet Quartz

© Provided by Quartz People visit the 300-metre long exhibition train ?Expedition Zukunft? (expedition future) in Berlin's main railway station. If you’re after...

Microsoft reveals Skype Lite, a free, low connectivity app for India 25 minutes ago

Microsoft has unveiled a new app called Skype Lite specifically aimed for the Indian market offering low connectivity, chatbots and online verification. While w...

Qualcomm's new modems put broadband in your pocket

Before the 5G network makes smartphones with a 4G/LTE connection obsolete, the 4G handset could be about to consign the home broadband connection to the history...

WPKN’s transmitter on borrowed time

“It’s really gotten to the point where we have to scour for replacement tubes, and they only last for about two years,” Bordanaro said. The transmitter is not i...

Minnesota churches prepare to house immigrants

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - About 15 congregations across Minnesota are preparing for people living in the U.S. illegally to live at their churches long term. Minnes...

Minnesota churches prepare to house immigrants

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — About 15 congregations across Minnesota are preparing for people living in the U.S. illegally to live at their churches long term. Minne...

Committed: Like to Mock Our Weddings Pages? Get in Line

,” a 2009 book parodying our reports, on National Public Radio. during an interview “The wedding announcements in The Times are so perfect and polished, and the...

Not another brick lump: Why Gehry gave the Weisman its iconic look

The Weisman Art Museum, designed by Frank Gehry, opened in 1993 on the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. Image courtesy of Weisman Art Museum Throu...

Ben Armstrong 5AM8AM

Bio. Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the radio. In College, Ben pursued his d...

Syracuse radio station returning to airwaves for first time in 6 years

A Syracuse radio station is returning to the airwaves for the first time in 6 years. WERW, a student-run station at Syracuse University, announced Friday that i...

New music including Arcade Fire, Goldfrapp, Gorillaz and Spoon on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I premiered new tracks from Angel Olsen, Japandroids and Vitalic on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at some standout alt-rock an...

WSAU Feedback 8AM9AM

Tom grew up in Wausau listening to sports on WSAU and music on our sister stations WRIG and WIFC and decided early on that that was where he wanted to be. After...

Now playing on 98.9 FM: CU Boulder's student-run Radio 1190

The music-heavy radio station, which is located in the basement of the CU student center, has provided listeners with a steady diet of independent music on 1190...

Take a look at our Radio Caroline nostalgia gallery, the original pirate radio station.

Radio Caroline was one of the first radio stations to take on the monopoly of the BBC and the UK Government and give airtime to pop music and rock and roll. Tak...

Sega dancing comes to city next weekend

This granddaughter of traditional singers started singing at the age of 13 in the face of strident opposition from the community. When the civil war broke out s...

Ticket resale war heats up: warning over scalping sites

A pioneer of both commercial radio and concert promotion in New Zealand, during the 1960s he was one of the original team of DJs that started pirate radio broad...

Hunt on for lese majeste radio pirates

National Security Council chief Thawip Netniyom will leave for Vientiane next week in a bid to crack down on pirate radio broadcasters spreading anti-monarchy m...

Pirate radio station operator in Worcester is fined $15K

Steven H. Foskett Jr. Telegram & Gazette Staff @SteveFoskettTG. WORCESTER - The Federal Communications Commission has taken action against a Worcester man for o...