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Cabinet breaks logjam over set-top boxes

THE Cabinet has finally broken a six-year logjam over the manufacture of the set-top boxes required for digital television, announcing on Thursday that a control system would be an integral feature of the boxes. However, the announcement was ambiguous, with Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.......

Cabinet breaks logjam over set-top boxes

THE Cabinet has finally broken a six-year logjam over the manufacture of the set-top boxes required for digital television, announcing on Thursday that a control system would be an integral feature of the boxes. However, the announcement was ambiguous, with Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.......

Markets Live: Miners dig ASX hole

One of the immediate beneficiaries should be mining giant Rio Tinto, according to analysts at Societe Generale. The mining company will attract investors looking for high-yielding stocks as the central bank’s QE program weighs down bond yields, Societe Generale’s Roland Kaloyan and Kevin Redureau sa...

Liberation of Jaam Town and Soda in Blue Nile

moving machines, 5- one mortar 82 mm, 6- two buckling (escalators), 7- one HF radio, 8- two fuel tankers, 9- Five PKM machine gun, 10- Five pcs RPG-7 rockets, 1...

Mailbox 21.2.2015

Today in Mailbox: Efforts by Czech conservationists in Kenya, response to Czech Books featuring Tereza Boučková's 2008 novel "Rok kohouta", listening to Radio P...

Basic Amateur (Ham) Radio...

Place : To be determined; Time : 19:00; Contact : Ed Halliwell 613 933-0132, email ed_halliwell@hotmail.com; Details : Are you interested in Amateur (Ham) Radio...

Thank you for the radio

If memes are to be believed, then it is true when it is said, ‘Home is where the wifi is.’ Wifi signals have become almost synonymous with one’s connect to the ...

Thank you for the radio

If memes are to be believed, then it is true when it is said, ‘Home is where the wifi is.’ Wifi signals have become almost synonymous with one’s connect to the ...

Andrew Lack Leaves Broadcasting Board of Governors After 6 Weeks

WASHINGTON — Andrew Lack is leaving his position as chief executive of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the agency announced on Wednesday, one day after it ...

Internet Radio Passes Major Milestone as More than Half of Americans are now Monthly Users

The Infinite Dial 2015, the latest in a long-running series of studies on consumer adoption of digital media, was released today (see below for download informa...

US Proposes Making Radio Marti, Broadcaster to Cuba, Independent

WASHINGTON/MIAMI— The White House has proposed turning Radio Marti, a U.S. government-controlled broadcaster created in part to undermine communist rule in Cuba...

U.S. proposes making Radio Marti, broadcaster to Cuba, independent

By Arshad Mohammed, Warren Strobel and David Adams. WASHINGTON/MIAMI, March 3 (Reuters) - The White House has proposed turning Radio Marti, a U.S. government-co...

U.S. proposes making Radio Marti, broadcaster to Cuba, independent

WASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - The White House has proposed turning Radio Marti, a U.S. government-controlled broadcaster created in part to undermine communist r...

Media in brief

No Place Like Home Westwing Home & Living, an online retailer that sells furniture and homeware to customers worldwide, has launched an advertising campaign on ...

It's Lights, Camera, Action, for Allurez

NEW YORK March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Right before Valentine's Day , "Arise and Shine", a television show on Arise Network, featured just a few of Allurez's un...

NBC Can Force Buying of Decoders

THE Namibian Broadcasting Corporation is not violating the Communications Act by the compulsory requirement that consumers buy decoders as part of the digital t...

iiNet : to flick on quota-free Netflix

iiNet to flick on quota-free Netflix. 3 March 2015. iiNet fixed line broadband customers, across all brands, will have access to hours of the latest television ...

CASBAA India Forum 2015: New Era, New Opportunities

Mumbai: CASBAA’s annual stop in the South Asian sub-continent will bring together a host of local and international speakers at the India Forum 2015 on Monday, ...

Day in the life: David Sanders

Managing Director, Mandala Television. David is a media professional who started in media, working on magazines such as Smash Hits, Q, Empire and Marie Claire i...

Why Do Radio Signals Travel Farther at Night Than in the Day?

Not all radio waves travel farther at night than during the day, but some, short and medium wave, which AM radio signals fall under, definitely can given the ri...

Why Do Radio Signals Travel Farther at Night Than in the Day?

Not all radio waves travel farther at night than during the day, but some, short and medium wave, which AM radio signals fall under, definitely can given the ri...

'UV radiation peaks in June-September'

PUNE: Ultra violet (UV) radiation levels were alarmingly high in the monsoon months, an analysis of the recordings in the city from January till November this y...

Power transmitter installed in Attock

Rashid Ali ATTOCK: Radio Pakistan installed a modern digital 500 KW transmitter at Faqeerabad in Attock Dist to multiply the outreach of its medium wave broadca...

Ministers, Japanese envoy inaugurate 500 KW transmitter

ISLAMABAD - Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata jointly inaugurated ...

The Ebola Plague: African Heroes and Martyrs

Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh (Photo: World Christian Broadcasting) During the height of the , nurse Kacie Hickox , who cared for Ebola victims in Sierra Leone, was...

To grave's visitors, Tammy Faye's legacy is more than cosmetic

WALDRON, Kan. - On the edge of Kansas' windswept prairie, near a nondescript grave, sits the most recent token of affection. It's a tube of lip gloss. Since her...

"Wage War To Restore a Christian America", Urged Pastor Behind Reince Priebus' RNC Israel Trip

Image, right: Pastor David Lane, screenshot from Right Wing Watch video "Where are the champions of Christ to save the nation from the pagan onslaught imposing ...

Jindal invites fellow governors to Christian rally

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal -- a potential 2016 Republican presidential contender -- is inviting his fellow governors to join him at a controversial revival in ...

To Kansas grave’s visitors, Tammy Faye’s legacy is more than cosmetic

WALDRON, KS On the edge of Kansas’ windswept prairie, near a nondescript grave, sits the most recent token of affection. It’s a tube of lip gloss. Since her dea...

Love a man in uniform? Online dating scammers hope so

Raymond and Jeanne Chandler DATING-SCAM263. Raymond Chandler, former sergeant major of the Army, and his wife, Jeanne, who have been married for 13 years. His p...

Radio host Dana Loesch says gay people will be stoned to death if Christians cant discriminate against them

Radio host Dana Loesch says gay people will be stoned to death if Christians can't discriminate against them. The Independent Thursday 5th March, 2015. Conserva...

Radio host Dana Loesch says gay people will be stoned to death if Christians can't discriminate against them

Talking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC, Christian radio host Dana Loesch said that Christian liberties stopped gay people from...

Linda L. Potter

SIOUX CITY | Linda Lee Potter, 67, of Sioux City died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at a Sioux City hospital. Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Morningside...

Sport24.co.za | Stormers squeak past Lions

Johannesburg - A late try has stunned the hard-working Lions on Saturday night, as the Stormers snatched a 22-19 victory to retain their place at the top of the...

TB Joshua named 'Man of the Decade' in Nigeria

One the most popular televangelists in Zimbabwe, Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua, has been named the 'Yoruba man of the decade'. Joshua, who is well known in Zimba...

Beheading Victims’ Brother Prays For ISIS On Live TV [VIDEO]

In a viral clip from Middle Eastern Christian television network SAT-7, a man identified as the brother of two Egyptians beheaded by ISIS has an astonishing mes...

TBN Nejat Television Takes Powerful Message of Hope to Millions Across Iran, Middle East, Europe, and Beyond

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reza Safa clearly recalls the day: March 16, 2003. For over a decade the Iranian-American pastor had praye...

TBN Nejat Television Takes Powerful Message of Hope to Millions Across Iran, Middle East, Europe, and Beyond

LOS ANGELES , Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reza Safa clearly recalls the day: March 16, 2003 . For over a decade the Iranian-American pastor had pra...

5 Nigerian Pastors Among Top 10 Richest In The World

A pastor is an ordained leader of a Christian congregation who serves humanity by providing guidance to people. Being a man of God has its advantages as some ha...

John Drinnan: NZME. converges on new site

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME.) is merging its Auckland operations, including the Herald and The Radio Network, to become the anchor tenant in a med...

I'm on the Air

Starting this Monday, March 9th 4-6pm Pacific Time I'll be on the radio hosting the Bay Area Ventures program on Sirius XM radio Channel 111 - the Wharton Busin...

Iraq: Iraq -ETC Situation Report #17 Reporting period 20/02/15 to 05/03/15

Highlights The Sulaimaniya and Arbat camp DMR repeater network is now operational and monitored by Sierra Sierra Base radio-room in Sulaimaniya on a 24/7 basis....

Korean radio station launches program for Filipinos

MANILA - Issues and programs relevant to Filipinos living and working in South Korea will now be made more accessible through the Philippine Embassy's partnersh...

FEC Approves a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Reporting Contributions Bundled by Lobbyists, Registrants and their PACs, and Advisory Opinion on XM Radio's POTUS '08 Channel

FEC approves a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Reporting Contributions Bundled by Lobbyists, Registrants and their PACs, and Advisory Opinion on XM Radio’s “PO...

Advanced Digital Broadcast : shares to be delisted from the SIX Swiss Exchange on 17 March 2015

Geneva 6 March 2015. On 5 November 2014 Advanced Digital Broadcast Holdings S.A. ADB Holdings S.A. - SIX: ADBN) and its largest shareholder, 4T S.A., published ...

Advanced Digital Broadcast Holdings S.A. shares to be delisted from the SIX Swiss Exchange on 17 March 2015

Geneva - 6 March 2015. On 5 November 2014, Advanced Digital Broadcast Holdings S.A. (ADB Holdings S.A. - SIX: ADBN) and its largest shareholder, 4T S.A., publis...

Cabinet breaks logjam over set-top boxes

THE Cabinet has finally broken a six-year logjam over the manufacture of the set-top boxes required for digital television, announcing on Thursday that a contro...

Cabinet breaks logjam over set-top boxes

THE Cabinet has finally broken a six-year logjam over the manufacture of the set-top boxes required for digital television, announcing on Thursday that a contro...

Government in a rush as Digital Migration looms

The Ntondozi site is expected to be complete by the end of this month. “Last Friday, we completed Mangwaneni base and have begun testing the digital broadcast s...

Markets Live: Miners dig ASX hole

One of the immediate beneficiaries should be mining giant Rio Tinto, according to analysts at Societe Generale. The mining company will attract investors lookin...

7 Strategies for Solving the Chicken and Egg Problem as a Startup

Customer acquisition is a core challenge for any startup. But for platforms this is doubly true, thanks to the chicken-and-egg problem. Unlike a traditional, li...

e Digital : OTC Daily Alert Stock Watch

New York, NY - (WORLD STOCK WIRE) - March 5, 2015 -- OTC Daily Alert tracks stocks daily and is pleased to offer features on public companies. Investors can rec...

Tunisia: An Opportunity

In Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, hope springs eternal. A silver lining in an otherwise opaque regional cloud, Tunisia has adopted a liberal consti...

San Quentin inmate-run media earn outside acclaim for insider's look at prison life

They even made their way into a sizable portion of the January inauguration speech of Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen, who recounted his experie...

Cornel West cancels UI speech, calls Salaita case 'a moral scandal'

URBANA — A prominent voice for civil rights is the latest to join a boycott of the University of Illinois over the Steven Salaita case. Cornel West, a Princeton...

Lose eye at work? Louisiana workers comp pays $63,000, report says

Louisiana's workers compensation system pays out far less for catastrophic injuries than the national average, according to an interactive tool created by ProPu...

'Very deep split in League' says Tosi

Rome, March 5 - Verona Mayor Flavio Tosi said Thursday the jury is still out on whether "a very deep split" within the Northern League party of which he is a di...

FC Bayern München thanks Armenian fans

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 551143 Fax 00 37410 554600. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

Armenian FM to visit Israel

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 551143 Fax 00 37410 554600. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

Collier resident a well-known astrologist

Judi Vitale has always been interested in astrology. Even as a child, she would read horoscopes and then tell her family and friends about them. At Carnegie Mel...

Jeb Bush's tech guru resigns over inflammatory comments

The newly hired chief technology officer of Jeb Bush’s Right to Rise PAC resigned Tuesday amid controversy over inflammatory comments he had written on Twitter ...

Patti Smith, busy at 68, awakens R.E.M. frontman

Stipe, hardly ever an "opening act" since R.E.M. took off on college radio stations in the 1980s, sang a six-song set before 1,500 people at New York's Webster ...

New Adam Lanza Audio Uncovered

Eerie audio footage of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza reveals that the 20-year-old called a college radio station a year before the Newtown mas...

Comment on “It was the total underdog”: The real story behind Maniac 2000

AT THE TURN of the millennium, Mark McCabe was a 20-year-old devoted music-maker and presenter on the pirate radio station Pulse FM. He had no idea that a “badl...

A Magician Used The First Pirate Radio Station To Troll A Scientist

Everyone knows Marconi was one of the world's most disagreeable scientists. What they don't know is he was surrounded by people nearly as disagreeable as himsel...

Martin Luther King was inspiration for my 'stage name'

Born Martin Boyle, the broadcaster was forced to change his name early on in his career. "When I was 15 I started working for the Big D, which was a pirate radi...

This 8-year-old wrote to the Taoiseach in 1984 because RTÉ was ‘mean to block sunshine’

She said she wanted RTÉ to ‘stop being mean’ to a pirate radio station. AN 8-YEAR-OLD in 1984 had a real issue with RTÉ, so she did what every 8-year-old would...

Comment on Stop it! RTÉ was told to stop jamming pirate radio stations

Stop it! RTÉ was told to stop jamming pirate radio stations Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald said the Government were not trying to be “spoil-sports”. PIRATE RADIO ...