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Non-oil sector boosting Abu Dhabi housing market

Image: Laborant / Shutterstock.com Non-oil sector boosting Abu Dhabi housing market Abu Dhabi, 5 days ago Growth in key non-oil sectors such as tourism, hospitality, education and healthcare is translating into robust demand in terms of the volume and nature of property requirements in Abu Dhabi, a ...

Estonian Maritime Academy merges with Tallinn Technical University

The Tallinn Technical University and Estonian Maritime Academy signed on Wednesday a merger agreement; according to plans, an Estonian maritime vocational school will be founded in the coming years, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

PLDT installs first TD-LTE infrastructure for P2B

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) on Thursday said it spent P2 billion to install the first Time-Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) sites from Cagayan in Northern Luzon to Davao del Sur in Mindanao. The network technology is expected to bring high-speed wireless broadband to.....

April 15-16: Nostalgia for the old-time radio, the role of IMF in the Ukraine crisis, and more

"My Mother's family comes from a region presently in the western Ukraine: Transcarpathia. That's the Ukraine's name for our region but we always call it "Carpat...

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave ra...

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave ra...

Radio Dialogue manager fined

BULAWAYO - Radio Dialogue production manager Zenzele Ndebele was yesterday fined $100 by a Bulawayo magistrate, putting to rest a year-long court battle. Ndebel...

Harris demos new military radio

Richard Tomkins March. 25 (UPI) -- Military bases in four states connected using Harris Corporation's new high-frequency, tactical radio.

FA hit by drop in broadcast money

The Football Association was hit by a £34m drop in broadcasting rights income last season compared with 2011-12.

FA income hit by lower TV rights deals

The Football Association suffered a £34m hit in income from broadcast rights last season, the governing body’s annual report has revealed.

China, Japan, ROK release chart of common Chinese characters

NANJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- A chart of 808 commonly used Chinese characters in China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) were released on Tuesday at the on...

News of Kim Jong Un's Reelection Reported by Foreign Media

Pyongyang, April 13 (KCNA) -- News of supreme leader Kim Jong Un's reelection as first chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK was reporte...

ABC faces chop, despite promise

Tony Abbott is poised to break a key election pledge and cut funding to the national broadcaster's $1 billion budget.

Es'hailSat Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Qitcom

Doha, Es'hailSat, the Qatar Satellite today announced that the company has become a Platinum Sponsor of Qitcom, Qatar's largest ICT event, taking place in Doha ...

BroadbandTV Closes Major Video Management Agreement With FremantleMedia

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BroadbandTV has announced a significant online video management agreement with FremantleMedia, one of the largest ...

Sky to broadcast canonisation of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in 3D

In what will be an historical first, the canonisation of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will be broadcast live in 3D on Sky 3D this Sunday, and simulcast...

Dish said to be talking to NBC, CBS, and more for Internet TV

After striking a deal with Disney, the satellite television operator is reportedly negotiating for an Internet TV service to be released as soon as this summer....

Slavyansk shootout threatens to bury Ukraine peace deal

Kiev ridicules claims by Russians that violence at Slavyansk checkpoint was caused by far-right Ukrainian nationalists An international agreement to defuse the ...

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). ...

PBC upgrading its medium wave network

Monday, December 30, 2013 - Islamabad—Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) was upgrading its medium wave network and old medium are being replaced throughout...

Royal prank call: media authority to appeal suppression of report

Federal court ordered that report not be made public after radio station argued Acma acted 'as both accuser and fact finder' Broadcasting authorities say they w...

Some critics see a local Christian evangelical role in Uganda's anti-gay fervor

They say the work of conservative Christian evangelicals from the U.S., including the International House of Prayer on Red Bridge Road, led to a new law that cr...

Steven Curtis Chapman finds strength in sharing Christian music

Early in his music career, contemporary Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman noticed something while performing.

Some critics see a local role in Uganda's anti-gay fervor

They say the work of conservative Christian evangelicals from the U.S., including the International House of Prayer on Red Bridge Road, led to a new law that cr...

Trinity Broadcasting Network and the TBN Church Channel Continue to Set the Standard for Impacting Ministry Programming

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty years ago broadcast pioneer Paul Crouch blazed an innovative trail across the television landscape w...

Amazing Grace distances itself from arrested journalist

Pastor Gregg Schoof, owner of the Amazing Grace Christian radio station, has told media that his radio is not at all affiliated with the case of his former radi...

Gail Collins: Despite all the doomsday scenarios, we’re still here

Let’s talk about something cheerful. I nominate the apocalypse. You may not have noticed, but we survived an end-of-the-world moment again this past week when a...

Christian Radio Host James Dobson Wins Health Care Injunction

Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-aft...

Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction

DENVER -- Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the m...

Christian broadcaster Dobson wins temporary ObamaCare mandate injunction

Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-aft...

End of the Bounty feud between Fletcher Christian and Captain Bligh

A BITTER rift between the descendants of the two sides in history’s most infamous mutiny is to be healed 225 years later. So what happened to the families of Fl...

Christian Television Leader TBN Partners in Miami "End Gun Violence" Outreach Led by Former NFL Player, Good Friday, April 18

MIAMI, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest religious broadcaster and America's favorite faith-and-family...

Global Christian Broadcast Leader TBN Impacting Uganda, Estonia, and Eastern Europe With Quality Faith-and-Family Television

How does a small, low-power TV station in Southern California grow into the largest faith-and-family broadcaster in the world? It happens step by step, with fai...

Global Christian Broadcast Leader TBN Impacting Uganda, Estonia, and Eastern Europe With Quality Faith-and-Family Television

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does a small, low-power TV station in Southern California grow into the largest faith-and-family broa...

US-based ‘doctor’ in gay ‘cure’ storm

JERRY Mungadze, a Zimbabwe-raised minister-turned-North Texas-educated neurotherapist has threatened to sue after becoming the unwitting star of British televis...

Broad categorisation of FM radio in India; Industry has seen double digit growth

The FICCI-KPMG Media and Entertainment Report 2014 says that the private FM radio industry comprises network players, single stations and some niche players.

Anzac Day 2014 with Radio Australia

Join Radio Australia, Australia Network and the ABC online for comprehensive coverage of Anzac Day activities and commemorations across Australia and overseas.

Anzac Day 2014 with Radio Australia

Join Radio Australia, Australia Network and the ABC online for comprehensive coverage of Anzac Day activities and commemorations across Australia and overseas.

Anzac Day 2014 with Radio Australia

Join Radio Australia, Australia Network and the ABC online for comprehensive coverage of Anzac day activities and commemorations across Australia and also overs...

Anzac Day 2014 with Radio Australia

Join Radio Australia, Australia Network and the ABC online for comprehensive coverage of Anzac day activities and commemorations across Australia and also overs...

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...

TV operators ink MoU to monitor ads

A total of 24 digital TV operators have tightened their self-regulation of advertising content with cooperation from ad agencies.

Vision of networked society 'will be realised by 2020'

Dubai, 2 days ago In the year 2020, the global landscape will include nine billion people, over eight billion mobile broadband subscriptions and 1.5 billion hom...

Single Touch Announces Formation of VideoStar to License Intellectual Property in the Digital TV Broadcast Markets

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Single Touch Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: SITO), a technology based mobile media solutions provider, today announced ...

Market Movers

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,...

New Launches, Acquisitions, Appointments, Partnerships, and Conference Call Schedules

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), Live Nation ...

Non-oil sector boosting Abu Dhabi housing market

Image: Laborant / Shutterstock.com Non-oil sector boosting Abu Dhabi housing market Abu Dhabi, 5 days ago Growth in key non-oil sectors such as tourism, hospita...

PLDT installs first TD-LTE infrastructure for P2B

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) on Thursday said it spent P2 billion to install the first Time-Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) sites ...

Tony Blair's speech on the Middle East: full text

"The threat of this radical Islam is not abating. It is growing. It is spreading across the world." Tony Blair speaks at the opening ceremony to the fifth annua...

Global VoLTE market: 300% CAGR growth expected between 2012-2016

(PR-inside.com) The Global Voice Over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) market is to grow at a CAGR of 300.4 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors...

Dassault Systèmes Reports New Licenses Revenue Growth of 8% in Constant Currencies

“2014 is about increasing the value of our solutions for our customers thanks to our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and Industry Solutions Experiences strategy. It is be...

Israeli foreign minister blasts Abu Mazen

(ANSAmed) - TEL AVIV, APRIL 24 - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman lunged anew against Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen). While Hamas pra...

Estonian Maritime Academy merges with Tallinn Technical University

The Tallinn Technical University and Estonian Maritime Academy signed on Wednesday a merger agreement; according to plans, an Estonian maritime vocational schoo...

Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund reserves reached 529.1 mln euros in 2012

The net asset value of Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund (EUIF) grew fast in 2013 and reached 529.1 million euros in 2012, the economic year report approved ...

PN says it is being censored by PBS

The Nationalist Party has complained with Public Broadcasting Services that it is being censored during an electoral campaign. The party said in a statement tha...

Armenian Genocide remains a closed topic in Turkey

Armine Gevorgyan Public Radio of Armenia The Turkish society is changing today thanks to the Kurdish and the Liberal Islamic political movements, member of the ...

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...

Tape surfaces of Adam Lanza's call to radio show

A year before the Sandy Hook school massacre, Adam Lanza, the shooter, apparently called in to an Oregon college radio station to talk about a chimpanzee that h...

Tape surfaces of Sandy Hook shooter's call to radio show

2014-01-17 Lanza has spoken from the grave. In an audiotape of a call Lanza made to an Oregon college radio station obtained by The Daily News – and vouched for...

Lanza's twisted call to radio station

In audiotape of a call Lanza made to an Oregon college radio station obtained by the Daily News that was verified as authentic by an old friend, the madman wave...

Lanza's twisted call to radio station

In audiotape of a call Lanza made to an Oregon college radio station obtained by the Daily News that was verified as authentic by an old friend, the madman wave...

Mysterious pirate broadcast hijacks DNR's old frequencies

Pirate radio broadcasts, rife in the '70s are rarely heard of these days, but it appears to have happened in Luxembourg on Easter Monday with the now dead DNR f...

Peterson: Pirate radio can serve civic role

I am sorry Charles Clemons, you are no Rosa Parks. At a rambling press conference in Dorchester Thursday, Clemons defended his ownership of a radio station that...

Pop pirate Radio Caroline launched today in 1964, forerunner to Voice of Peace

.. The idea spawned a regional version of the station broadcasting in the Mediterranean called "the Voice of Peace" ..

Social awakening

Growing up listening to music that praises proletarian heroes, workers and farmers, Jia Zhangke (賈樟柯) was shocked when he first heard Teresa Teng (鄧麗君) singing ...

Radio Pirates Risk Dangers Of War To Reach Syrian People

In Syria, the media is mostly state-controlled, but opposition activists have found a way to get their message out: pirate radio. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to O...