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SKODA UAE Launches the All-New and Innovative KODIAQ

Its sleekly cut crystalline angles, extensive off-road capabilities and enhanced safety features, affirm that the KODIAQ is a definitive expression of precision. Comfort is another factor that has definitely not been overlooked. All of the controls are within reach of the driver’s fingertips and the....

Global market revenues for 4G-based voice/data service sales hit record high in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco-based market research firm said Monday that global market revenues for Evolved Packet Core (EPC) sales hit a record high level in 2017, with Swedish telecom giant Ericsson ranking the top for the seventh year. The EPC is a more advanced way of communication than....

Airtel and Telkom to merge in a bid to stem loss making streak

They want to combine their operations and function as one entity instead of waiting to be wiped out by the mountains of losses they have been accumulating. Impeccable sources told the Sunday Standard that even the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has been made aware of the talks and will be briefed once the deal is sealed.

FG approves construction of cooking gas extraction plant in Rivers

By Michael Eboh The Federal Government has given approval to Green Energy International Limited to commence the construction of the 12 million standard cubic feet per day, MMSCFD, capacity Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, extraction plant at Ikuru Town, in Rivers State. Cooking Gas.

SKODA UAE Launches the All-new and Innovative KODIAQ

Abu Dhabi: SKODA UAE introduces the new SKODA KODIAQ, a highly versatile addition to the mid-size SUV segment. With its impressive design, functionality, spacious interior, advanced connectivity and assistance systems, the KODIAQ makes a strong statement.

IPL 2018: Reliance Jio to Boost 4G Speeds in Delhi, Mumbai Cricket Stadiums With Pre-5G Massive MIMO

Reliance Jio will deploy 4G advanced Massive MIMO to provide high speed user experience for IPL matches in Delhi and Mumbai stadiums. The stadiums of IPL matches will be connected with Pre-5G Massive MIMO units to provide faster 4G speeds to users. Massive MIMO will provide more than five times the....

Life Nokia plans 2010 phone revamp

Nokia's next classic remake is likely to be the Nokia 2010, according to reports. The Finnish company in 2016 returned to producing Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets after signing a deal with Helsinki-based business HMD, including creating an annual Classics line, which consists of revamped versions of old devices.

NNPC, Consortiums Sign Contract to Build $2.8bn Ajaokuta-Kano Gas Line

By Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday disclosed that it had signed the engineering; procurement; construction; commissioning and financing agreements for Lots 1 and 3 of the 40 inches by 614 kilometres long Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline....

Construction of gas extraction plant to kick-off in Rivers 31 mins ago DrillBytes

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has approved the construction of a 12MMSCFD capacity Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) extraction plant in Rivers State. The plant, owned by Green Energy International Limited, operator of the Otakikpo Marginal Field in OML 11, would be located at Ikuru town.

Notes from the dome: Alberta premier heads to U.S., commissioner job hunt ends, and new alert system

Peddling pipelines. Premier Rachel Notley is off to New York on Sunday for an energy trade mission. She will attend an invitation-only summit for leaders in industry, finance and policy, said a government news release Friday. On Wednesday, she’ll be in Toronto to deliver a keynote address at the....

Last 400,000 HDB homes nudged to go for digital TV

After a six-year campaign to get Singapore households to switch from analogue to digital broadcasting, up to 400,000 Housing Board homes yet to make the switch are set to come on board. Cost - it will set a family back about $100 to install equipment to covert analogue signals to digital - could....

Top stories from The Straits Times on Saturday, April 7

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Saturday, April 7. Video: Najib set to unveil election manifesto vowing to 'make Malaysia great' A man watches televisions on display at a shopping mall store as Malaysian PM Najib Razak announces the dissolution of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur, on April 6, 2018.

HDB homes yet to switch to digital broadcasting will get free equipment to do so: Yaacob Ibrahim

SINGAPORE - Some $40 million has been earmarked to help up to 400,000 Housing Board households still depending on analogue signals to watch free-to-air television to make the switch to digital broadcasting. This comes as Singapore prepares to turn off analogue broadcasting by Dec 31 this year.

B.C.'s smartphone disaster alert system now up and running

Next time you get a text message in the middle of the night, especially if it’s with an unusual tone or vibration pattern, you’ll want to pay attention. British Columbia’s Alert Ready disaster notification system has now been activated for smartphone users to receive targeted warnings in the event of a tsunami.

Tower One Wireless Comments on Marketing Activities

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tower One Wireless Corp (CSE:TO) (Pink Sheets:TOWTF) (Frankfurt:1P3N) (“Tower One” or the “Company”) , announced today that it has been requested by the OTC Markets Group, Inc. ("OTC Markets") to comment on recent trading and promotional activity concerning its common shares.

FG approves construction of LPG plant in Rivers

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja. The Federal Government has given approval for the construction of a Liquefied Petroleum Gas extraction plant in Rivers State. The Department of Petroleum Resources gave the approval to construct the LPG plant to Green Energy International Limited after it had earlier issued....

Mobile devices to receive emergency alerts

Emergency notifications will now be to sent to compatible mobile phones, much like they already do on television and radio. On Friday Wireless Public Alerting for cellphones and mobile devices was launched. Much like the Alert Ready Emergency Alert System for television and radio that was launched....

Chevrolet Malibu Adds Sporty RS Trim To 2019 Restyling

A bold new look and an RS trim level keeps the Malibu fresh for another year. With an upscale new front fascia, and some minor updates to the cabin, the Chevrolet Malibu has been refreshed and restyled for the 2019 model year. Most of the same familiar design cues carry over, admittedly; the front....

ATSC 3.0 Compliant Receiver System to Debut at NAB Show

BitRouter and Coherent Logix have collaborated to create one of the first ATSC 3.0 receiver systems to support the entire protocol stack as defined by the new digital television compliancy standards. The receiver consists of the PHY layer running on the Coherent Logix HyperX processor and BitRouter’s ATSC3pak middleware that targets ATSC 3.

ATSC 3.0 Compliant Receiver System to Debut at NAB Show

)--BitRouter and Coherent Logix have collaborated to create one of the first ATSC 3.0 receiver systems to support the entire protocol stack as defined by the new digital television compliancy standards. The receiver consists of the PHY layer running on the Coherent Logix HyperX™ processor and BitRouter’s ATSC3pak™ middleware that targets ATSC 3.

ATSC 3.0 Compliant Receiver System to Debut at NAB Show

BitRouter and Coherent Logix have collaborated to create one of the first ATSC 3.0 receiver systems to support the entire protocol stack as defined by the new digital television compliancy standards. The receiver consists of the PHY layer running on the Coherent Logix HyperX™ processor and BitRouter’s ATSC3pak™ middleware that targets ATSC 3.

The smartphone that thinks it’s an eye

After the debacle caused by exploding batteries in its Note 7 phablet back in 2016, Samsung has been intent on proving itself as the leading producer of Android phones and it’s living up to this priority with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S9+. An impressive smartphone, the S9+ has outstanding....

2019 Chevrolet Spark Puts On Dressier Clothes, Remains a Tiny Subcompact

Among the smallest, least expensive new cars for sale in America, the Chevrolet Spark sub-subcompact is being given a mild update for the 2019 model year. It’s due for one, at least based on the progression of time alone: We are coming up on the industry standard three-year refresh cycle, since Chevrolet last redesigned the Spark fully for 2016.

Next novelty at Barama – First portal to arrange sale of various services as gifts introduced in Azerbaijan

Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center operating with the support of Azercell Telecom and PASHA Bank continues the projects aimed for the development of entrepreneurship in the country. “Happy Moments” startup established at Barama Center, which is the first and only sales portal in the....

Singapore: StarHub raises mobile data speeds to 1Gbps from current 400Mbps

Customers visit a Starhub shop in Singapore August 8, 2006. Singapore's second-largest telecoms firm, StarHub Ltd., on Tuesday beat forecasts with a 44 percent rise in quarterly profit, on higher mobile and broadband margins and increased pay-TV subscriptions due to the World Cup. Reuters.

Mobile emergency alerts launch in Canada on April 6

Starting April 6, most LTE mobile devices in Canada will be able to receive wireless public alerts in the event of an emergency. As Reid Fiest reports, the technology previously interrupted TV and radio broadcasts. In less than a minute Calgary’s Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) can issue an emergency alert that can save lives.

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Atmosphere, Vol. 9, Pages 163: Using Shortwave Radiation to Evaluate the HARMONIE-AROME Weather Model

Abstract Evaluation of global shortwave irradiance forecasts from the HARMONIE-AROME weather prediction model is presented in this paper. We give examples of ho...

A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Audit Committee Consultation

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a consultation report inviting input to a possible Good Practices Report on how i...

USCIS New Policy Shuts Down STEM OPT Training at Third Party Sites

The extension of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STE...

A small plane has made a dramatic emergency landing on a Canadian highway

A light aircraft has made an emergency landing on a highway, shocking passing motorists and passengers on a train. The twin-engine plane was on its way to Calga...

Being Jeff Bezos Means Never Apologizing About Profits

Amazon has a reputation for spending as much money as it can get its hands on, and that reputation is deserved. The company has poured money into building up it...

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Britain's U.N. ambassador, Karen Pierce, said the most important thing is that the body charged with maintaining international peace and security "can see for i...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...