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VisionChina Media Partners with Huawei to Expedite National Mass Transit WIFI Network Expansion

BEIJING, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionChina Media Inc. ("VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), one of China's largest out-of-home digital television advertising networks on mass transportation systems, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Huawei...

AirTies and Octoshape Selected by Satellite Provider Digiturk for Premium Content Offering to OTT Set Top Boxes Globally

PHOENIX & ISTANBUL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AirTies Wireless Networks, a leading supplier of advanced technology to the broadcast and broadband industry, and Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based, over-the-top (OTT) stream acceleration and contribution technologies for broadcasters, enterprises and....

HERO, Mercer unveil Next Generation HERO Scorecard

NEW YORK & EDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HERO and Mercer announced today the availability of the next generation of the HERO Employee Health Management Best Practices Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer© (Version 4.0)

Solomon Islands: Japan delivers radio transmission facility for disaster risk management to Solomon Islands

Source: Government of Solomon Islands Country: Japan, Solomon Islands by George Herming The Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agen...

Last shortwave broadcast | SW Radio Africa news

SW Radio Africa news - The Independent Voice of Zimbabwe Gerry Jackson SW Radio Africa 18th July 2014 Sadly Friday 18th July is our last shortwave broadcast. Ou...

SWRA shortwave broadcasts to end

You have welcomed us into your homes since our first shortwave broadcast on 19th December 2001. Our broadcasts will continue on our website, via Channel Zim thr...

Zim pirate radio to end shortwave broadcast on 18 July 2014

One of the pirate radios operating in Zimbabwe has announced that it will cease its shortwave broadcasts on Friday 18 July 2014.In a statement on its website, G...

SWRA shortwave broadcasts to end | SW Radio Africa news

SW Radio Africa news - The Independent Voice of Zimbabwe Gerry Jackson SW Radio Africa 17th July 2014 It is with regret that SW Radio Africa announces that afte...

Putin’s propaganda highlights need for public diplomacy

This second option has a name: public diplomacy. The term was coined in 1965 as a meaningful alternative to propaganda, which acquired a bad odor as early as Wo...

More tough cuts to hit ABC

Government will use a secret report identifying $60m worth of savings to justify cuts.

COPEAM prepares Malta Med audiovisual cooperation meeting

(ANSAmed) - ROME, JULY 24 - A delegation from the Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM) has traveled to Malta to discuss the ...

TV Production Market (8 Top Countries) in Europe Profiled with Forecasts in New Research Report

DALLAS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European TV Production: Market Profile and Forecast 2014 research report is a June 2014 publication of of 129 pages profil...

NHK WORLD TV Launches 24-Hour Channel on United Nations In-House Network at the UN Headquarters in New York

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Japan International Broadcasting announces a 5-year partnership with the U.N. Headquarters in New York, bringing NHK WORLD TV (www.nhk.o...

AirTies and Octoshape Selected by Satellite Provider Digiturk for Premium Content Offering to OTT Set Top Boxes Globally

PHOENIX & ISTANBUL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AirTies Wireless Networks, a leading supplier of advanced technology to the broadcast and broadband industry, and Octoshape...

ATN acquires exclusive Broadcast rights for first ever Pro-Kabaddi League

TORONTO, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN) (TSX-SAT), Canada's largest South Asian Broadcaster and pioneer broadcaster ...

- Russia: Repeal new TV advertising law

The new amendments to the federal law “On Advertising” bans cable and satellite channels that charge viewers a subscription fee from receiving revenue for comme...

Fitch: FOX Asset Sales Enhance Financial Flexibility in Pursuit of Time Warner

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings believes Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s (FOXA) decision to transfer its European direct broadcast satellite businesses...

BSkyB to Pay Fox $9B to Combine Sky Assets

21st Century Fox ( FOXA ) on Friday agreed to sell its Sky television assets in Italy and Germany to British Sky Broadcasting for $9 billion, forming a single p...

Deque Systems Releases WorldSpace Version 5.2

HERNDON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deque Systems is today releasing a significant update to WorldSpace, its powerful enterprise-level software so...

George Foreman Enterprises, Others Halted By SEC

George Foreman Enterprises , MacKay Life Sciences , Reinsurance Technologies , Tire International Environmental Solutions , WatchIt Technologies , Weststar Fina...

Communications Authority announces commercial broadcasting licences in the Primary Markets

07 Apr 2014. The Authority finalised the Licensing process for free-to-air commercial sound broadcasting service licences in the Primary Markets (Medium Wave). ...

Danger of the superstar effect

6/26/2014 During an interview between prominent gospel artiste Kirk Franklin and Scot Ross, producer of The 700 Club, a televised programme on the Christian Bro...

05-14-14: 700 Club looks at Dallas-Vegas rivalry for 2016 convention

Updated 5/19 with new video link. update 3pm RNC has confirmed that the site selection committee will confer May 22 by conference call. The next roun dof cuts w...

700 Club looks at Dallas-Las Vegas rivalry for 2016 GOP convention

WASHINGTON — The Christian Broadcasting Network sent a news crew to Dallas recently to explore the city’s competition with Las Vegas to host the 2016 Republican...

Ghanaian Methodist Church featured on TBN

.....World's largest Christian Broadcasting Network Christ the King Ghana Methodist Church, Bethlehem, GA, may be only a couple of years old but as one member c...

Derek Webb and Sandra McCracken’s divorce announcement rocks Christian artist community

When gospel artist Amy Grant got divorced in 1999 and married country singer Vince Gill a year later, the public breakup rocked the Christian music industry, th...

Pope mingles with workers

Popes: They’re just like us! Pope Francis wandered into the Vatican’s employee canteen “like a thunderbolt out of the blue” Friday after apparently deciding tha...

Pope Francis lunches with blue-collar workers at cafeteria

Rome, July 25 - Pope Francis on Friday paid a surprise visit to a Vatican employee cafeteria, where he lunched alongside a dozen blue-collar workers, L'Osservat...

An allure in sandstorms despite a dash of danger

LIKE all countries of the world, Kuwait’s weather has many moods ranging from the bright sunshine of spring and summer to the cloudy, overcast days of what we e...

Pope Sends Message for Day for Life in UK and Ireland

The day, whose theme is "#livelife Protect and Cherish Life from its beginning to its natural end," will fall on July 27. The Holy Father, Vatican Radio reporte...

Quotes and news

Bishop Mario Toso, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, told Vatican Radio that Pope Francis is not calling for the abandonment of the mar...

Jeremy Lin says his time with Rockets was instructive

Taipei, July 18 (CNA) Taiwanese American NBA star Jeremy Lin, who was recently traded by the Houston Rockets to the Los Angeles Lakers, said his time with the R...

Egypt sentences Christian convert to 5 years

ASSIUT, Egypt (AP) A security official says a southern Egyptian court has sentenced a journalist who is a Christian convert to five years in prison on charges o...

Egypt sentences Christian convert to 5 years

ASSIUT, Egypt (AP) — A security official says a southern Egyptian court has sentenced a journalist who is a Christian convert to five years in prison on charges...

Egypt Sentences Christian Convert to 5 Years

Egypt sentences Christian convert journalist to 5 years for 'inciting sectarianism'

Egypt sentences Christian convert to 5 years

A security official says a southern Egyptian court has sentenced a journalist who is a Christian convert to five years in prison on charges of inciting sectaria...

Streaming could save radio

It's a trend even Apple has recognized, finally launching its own streaming iTunes Radio less than a year ago and putting its money down on Beats, to the tune o...

Forbes Earnings Preview Sirius XM Radio

reports its second-quarter earnings on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, and the consensus earnings per share estimate is two cents per share. Analysts are projecting ear...

Pandora Is Tanking (P)

Pandora shares were down as much as 10% Friday. The digital radio developer reported after the bell Thursday that user growth fell last quarter, and its adverti...

UK smart metering, digital radio and...

Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank, has agreed to provide GBP 190 million to support investment by Arqiva in a range of new cr...

UK smart metering, digital radio and WiFi plans unlocked: GBP 190m European Investment Bank backing for Arqiva investment

PRESS RELEASE 23 July 2014 Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank, has agreed to provide GBP 190 million to support investment by ...

Wornex .COM and .NET offer over WorldDirector CDN

Wornex  .COM and .NET offer over WorldDirector CDN

The world of domain names is expanding dramatically with the addition of hundreds of new gTLDs but in the midst of the change .COM and .NET continue to carry th...

VisionChina Media Partners with Huawei to Expedite National Mass Transit WIFI Network Expansion

BEIJING, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionChina Media Inc. ("VisionChina Media" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: VISN), one of China's largest out-of-home digital ...

Putting on a star performance in Africa

StarTimes, the pay TV operator, recently tempted subscribers in Nigeria with a very enticing offer.

Your digital TV needs tender care

My LCD television set developed problems last month half the screen showed white stripes To cut the long story short I am still wondering how to fix this as the...

21st Century Fox Agrees to Combine European Satellite Television Holdings New Sky will be Europe

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2014--21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA, FOX) today announced that it will transfer Sky Italia and its 57.4 percent interest in S...

With Eyes on Time Warner, Murdoch Pockets European Satellite Cash

In the television business, consolidation continues to beget more consolidation. Witness Rupert Murdoch's latest multibillion-dollar deal

HERO, Mercer unveil Next Generation HERO Scorecard

NEW YORK & EDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HERO and Mercer announced today the availability of the next generation of the HERO Employee Health Management Best Pr...

Xplornet plans ‘unprecedented’ expansion of high-speed Internet to all of rural Canada

Internet provider is working on utilizing new satellite capacity as well as on-the-ground infrastructure to deliver speeds of up to 25 Mbps by July, 2017

Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'

Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.

Big Acurity shareholders launch takeover bid

The three biggest shareholders of Acurity Health Group have launched a cash takeover bid for the 29 per cent they don't own, valuing the private hospital operat...

These Are 10 Biggest Myths in Psychology

In 2009, Scott Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry Beyerstein assembled a compendium of 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology, then proceeded to ...

Four dead as Gaza mortar strikes southern Israel: Media

At least four civilians were killed when a mortar shell fired from Gaza struck southern Israel on Monday, Israeli media reported. According to reports on public...

Ronstadt and Katzenberg among those honored by Obama for contributions to arts and humanities

WASHINGTON — Singer Linda Ronstadt, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and public radio host Diane Rehm are among those being honored at the White Ho...

Ronstadt, Katzenberg among those honored by Obama

Singer Linda Ronstadt, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and public radio host Diane Rehm are among those being honored at the White House for their...

Estonian government supports additional sanctions against Russia

The Estonian government held an extraordinary meeting on Friday and decided that Estonia supports implementing the additional sanctions planned against Russia, ...

Franken, Dayton among candidates saying no to debates

The grumbling was evident last week when U.S. Sen. Al Franken turned down an invitation by Minnesota Public Radio to debate his Republican and Independence Part...

Monkey Cage: The return of our most political singer: Morrissey

Returning to the ranks of the downloadable, Morrissey is back to explain the world. We should cherish this most political rock singer, although he is a very dif...

College stations protest Ga. public radio deal

Nearly 50 college radio stations are joining a protest against replacing Georgia State University student DJ's with public radio programming.

Kingsborough's WKRB Named Best Community College Radio Station In The Nation

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) has announced that the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) named WKRB the best community college radio station in the...

North Korean pirate radio: homemade devices deliver banned broadcasts

Foreign programmes aim to spread information inside the secretive state. But listening is considered a 'crime against the state' and can carry the death penalty...

5 compelling reasons why you should definitely watch People Just Do Nothing

The Kurupt FM boys: MC Grindah (centre), DJ Beats (right) and Decoy (left) (Picture: BBC/Roughcut Television) People Just Do Nothing is a brilliant mockumentary...

Pirate Radio, YouTubers And Video Games

YouTubers are considered a big boon by some, but also a big threat by others. Game developers in particular sometimes feel that what they're doing is less journ...

Pirate Radio, YouTubers And Video Games

YouTubers are considered a big boon by some, but also a big threat by others. Game developers in particular sometimes feel that what they’re doing is less journ...

Operating Without A License, Boston ‘Pirate Radio’ Stations Seek A Voice

For unlicensed radio stations, the path from illegal to legal broadcasting is complicated, if not impossible.