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DSO Nigeria: Putting the records straight

By Uche Ejimofor. History was made on April 30, 2016, in Jos, the Plateau State capital when the federal government launched the pilot phase of the digital transmission project that kick-started the digitisation process in the country. The event marked the transmission from analogue to digital....

StarTimes To Broadcast Live Kotoko vs Asec Mi...

StarTimes, Africa’s leading digital TV operator is scheduled to broadcast live the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commemorative Cup match on Sunday, May 26th 2019. The game which will feature two of Africa’s football giants, Kumasi Asante Kotoko of Ghana and Asec Mimosas of Cote D’ Ivoire will be aired on....

Press corps call for payoffs for TV operator employees

The press corps associations are urging the telecom regulator to force digital television operators which plan to return their broadcasting licences, to compensate their employees with three months of salary. This request is one among five that the press corps recently submitted to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

Airtel and Shemaroo launch ‘The Horror TV’,

MUMBAI: Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Shemaroo Entertainment, India’s leading content house, today launched ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Darr’ – a subscription premium service offering a variety of horror movies, TV shows and web series.

Fraunhofer IIS : Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Audio. The MPEG-H Audio system, substantially developed by Fraunhofer IIS, is specified in TV broadcast standards such as ATSC 3.0 and DVB.

Fraunhofer IIS Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Audio. The MPEG-H Audio system, substantially developed by Fraunhofer IIS, is specified in TV broadcast standards such as ATSC 3.0 and DVB.

Stakeholders Task FG On Digital Switchover

Critical stakeholders have urged the federal government to ensure the realisation of a full transition from Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting despite efforts by some to scuttle the process, JOHN ADETUNJI writes. Nigeria had shown interest in joining the rest of the world in....

Newspaper The Nation to end print edition, focus on digital

Newspaper The Nation will stop its print editions and go fully online from July 1, when the independent English-language daily turns 48, to focus more on its core online readers including those based abroad, the top executive of the company that owns the paper said last week.

Tata Sky Making Big Changes to Multi TV Policy, as it Battles Dish TV, D2H And Airtel Digital TV

Direct to home (DTH) television service providers are still fine-tuning the subscription packages, even a few months after the implementation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority’s (TRAI) New Tariff Order for cable and DTH subscriptions, earlier this year.

Imperatives of Berthing Nigeria’s Digital Switchover

Nigeria is signatory to the Geneva 2006 Agreement on Transition from Analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting, alongside member states of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Region 1. Thirteen years on, after breaching the nine-year window (June 2006-June 2015), Nigeria is yet to transit fully.

Plans to build StarTimes headquarters in Kenya still on

StarTimes Group chairman Pang Xinxing (right) and Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio and Television director general Li Chunliang address the press during the ground-breaking ceremony of the construction of StarTimes African Headquarters in Karen, Kenya, on July 14, 2014. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG In Summary.

Amosun’s Last Minute Actions Causing Anxiety

D riven by a fundamental understanding of its revolutionary technological and socio-economic benefits, the transition from analogue to digital terrestrial television broadcasting, more commonly termed digital switchover, has become a global passion and most modern state systems are anxious to embrace the option.

Russian ICT solutions for Egypt

In Egypt last month at the head of a delegation including 20 Russian companies, Russian Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Information Konstantin Noskov signed a number of cooperation agreements with his Egyptian counterparts in the field of information technology (ICT).

Public will enjoy digital television by October

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) -- Digital television broadcasts or Digital Terestrial Televisyen (DTT) is set to be fully implemented throughout the country by October this year, said chairman of myFreeView Johan Ishak. He said, so far, 15 television channels and six radio channels could be accessed....

Plans to build StarTimes headquarters in Kenya still on

StarTimes Group chairman Pang Xinxing (right) and Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio and Television director general Li Chunliang address the press during the ground-breaking ceremony of the construction of StarTimes African Headquarters in Karen, Kenya, on July 14, 2014. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG In Summary.

TAKE 5: Corazone Saphane

Corazone Saphane is an educational technologist and a presenter on Kenyatta University's digital television station, KUTV. PHOTO| COURTESY In Summary. In a nutshell, education technology is about incorporating technological resources in the teaching-learning process to facilitate learning.

Tata Sky Binge Will Mix Live TV With Amazon Video, Hotstar And More, to Counter Cord Cutting

Direct to home (DTH) service provider Tata Sky has announced the new Binge Service for its DTH subscribers. This new service will allow Tata Sky users to also access over-the-top (OTT) streaming apps such as Hotstar, Sun NXT and Hungama Play, in addition to their Live TV subscription. This is priced at Rs 249 per month.

The Nation to cease print edition and focus on digital market

Citing a survey, Somchai pointed out that only 36 percent of The Nation’s readers are based in Thailand while the remaining 64 percent live overseas, including 25 percent in the United States. He said that meant most of the newspaper’s readers did not buy its paper editions, and they read its....

Thai English daily The Nation to cease print edition and focus on digital market

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Nation newspaper will stop its print editions and go fully online from July 1, when the independent English-language daily turns 48, to focus more on its core online readers including those based abroad, the top executive of the company that owns the paper said on Thursday (May 16).

Opinion: Who is afraid of Kawu Modibbo?

Editor's note: Public affairs commentator, Uche Ejimofor, writes on the landmark achievement of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in successfully launching the Digital Switch-Over n Nigeria, but laments the media trial of the NBC DG, Ishaq Kawu Modibbo.

Setting The Records Straight On Kawu Modibo

History was made on April 30, 2016, in Jos, the Plateau State capital when the federal government launched the pilot phase of the digital transmission project that kick-started the digitisation process in the country. The event marked the transmission from analogue to digital television in the city....

TV channels urged to adapt to new era

The 15 remaining digital TV channels will face a new set of challenges from innovative technology like artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) that will further disrupt their traditional business model. TV operators have to focus more on creating original....

UF incubator firm gets $2 million boost for new screen technology

Mattrix has simplified pixels used in televisions, while maintaining quality and reducing cost for TV manufacturers, said Mattrix CEO Max Lemaitre. Two resident companies at a University of Florida business incubator recently received a hefty investment from Samsung to further develop technology....

The Nation to cease print edition and focus on digital market Top News May 17, 2019 01:00

THE NATION newspaper will stop its print editions and go fully online from July 1, when the independent English-language daily turns 48, to focus more on its core online readers including those based abroad, the top executive of the company that owns the paper said yesterday.

Teleste Oyj : continues its cooperation with Belgian cable operator VOO as part of VOO's Digitization programme

Press release. TURKU, FINLAND - 16 May 2019 - Teleste is continuing its cooperation with the Belgian cable operator VOO (Nethys) to deploy Teleste's Luminato digital headend solution as part of VOO's Digitization programme. The flexible and compact Luminato platform is used as a broadcast play-out at the business customer location.

Teleste Continues its Cooperation With Belgian Cable Operator VOO as Part of VOO's Digitization programme

TURKU, FINLAND May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Â Teleste is continuing its cooperation with the Belgian cable operator VOO (Nethys) to deploy Teleste's Luminato digital headend solution as part of VOO's Digitization programme. The flexible and compact Luminato platform is used as a broadcast play-out at the business customer location.
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'We should get the hell out of here': Ex-diplomat recalls mission to rescue students in Chornobyl disaster

In the spring of 1986, Hector Cowan, a 38-year-old diplomat at the Canadian embassy in Moscow, got a first clue about the Chornobyl nuclear accident while at th...

Building checked in threat response

Police in Northwest Arkansas responded to a bomb threat against a federal building Tuesday after a person heard the apparent threat while listening to his short...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 1130: Satellite-based Cloudiness and Solar Energy Potential in Texas and Surrounding Regions

Abstract Global horizontal irradiance (i.e., shortwave downward solar radiation received by a horizontal surface on the ground) is an important geophysical vari...

Listen to Dateline Pacific for 10 May 2019

Efforts to refloat a stricken ship in Solomon Islands finally get underway; British MPs debate West Papua; Hopes a new Australian broadcasting boss will restore...

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How much Leicester City receive as Premier League release details of 2018-19 payments

The Premier League have announced how much money each side has received from broadcast and commercial revenues this season, with Leicester City taking home just...

How much Premier League prize money Wolves, Liverpool, Manchester United & the rest have earned

Wolverhampton Wanderers have received more than £127m in Premier League prize money. Nuno Espirito Santo's side finished in seventh position in the table, their...

Revealed: How much Newcastle banked from 2018-19 Premier League payments

Newcastle United have banked just over £120million in Premier League payments for the 2018/19 season. earned just under £35million of the equal share pot on off...

From cardboard factory to the kantei ? Yoshihide Suga gets PR makeover as rumors of PM bid soar

A photo of Suga relishing a snack of pancakes — a favorite of his — recently re-emerged online after his announcement of Japan’s new imperial era name, Reiwa (b...

The woman who's reinvented Boris... Who is Carrie Symonds?

To the casual observer, 31-year-old Carrie Symonds seems to have it all. Ranked the second most powerful public relations operator in Britain, she commands a ha...

Gabby’s goal for Match Of The Day

As evidence, she cites the huge changes her generation of women have brought to the previously male bastion of TV sport. ‘When I first started out at Sky in 199...

The Manchester City star has one year left on his deal at The Etihad.

BBC pundit Danny Mills has suggested that Fabian Delph could join Wolverhampton Wanderers this summer. The Manchester City midfielder's deal expires at the Cham...

European Elections 2019: meanwhile, on a continent far away…

Welcome to Liberal Democrat Voice’s coverage of the results from the other 678 seats in the European Parliament. I’m your host, Mark Valladares, a member of the...

Video game addiction is a mental health disorder, World Health Organization says

LONDON, June 18 - Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's 'screen time' — addiction to video game...

Loud and clear: AIR Jeypore gets boost with high-tech transmitter

KORAPUT: To reach remote areas and ensure that people listen to radio more clearly without any interruption, a newly installed 100KW digital-ready high-power me...

Face To Face With The Congo (2)

The signature tune of the very interesting programme Radio Ghana compiled and sent, with greetings to our soldiers in the Congo by their families and friends (t...

Who remembers the golden age of Power FM? Rick Jackson

Thirty years ago this week, a radio station began broadcasting that would change my life. That radio station was called Power FM. Until December 4, 1988, the on...

Christian broadcasting studio attacked by arson on Shabbat morning

Police have confirmed that an arson attack occurred over the weekend at Daystar’s Jerusalem studio. “We have opened an investigation,” Israel Police Spokesperso...

Todd Starnes: Democrats poised to destroy religious liberty (yes, you read that correctly)

If Democrats get their way, religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama's near-total abortion ban has 'gone too far' Source: WFTV

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama has "gone too far" by passing a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony in...

Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Sarah Sedgwick (The Christian Institute) A woman who had a lesbian partner has opened up about why she ended the relationship after coming back to church four y...

Longtime NYC Radio Station WPLJ Set to Go Off the Air

After nearly 50 years, legendary radio station WPLJ is signing off the air for good. Come the end of May, the station will be off the airwaves after it was purc...

WBVN celebrates 29 years of broadcasting

MARION (WSIL) -- WBVN radio is celebrating nearly three decades in the community. WBVN is a non-profit contemporary Christian radio station based in Marion. 104...

Pa. State Rep: ‘I prayed as I always did’

HARRISBURG — The Republican state representative whose prayer on the House floor earlier this week caused a controversy said on a Christian radio program Thursd...

Papal resignation linked to inquiry into ‘Vatican gay officials’, says paper

Father Federico Lombardi said some were trying to profit from a time of disorientation in the Catholic Church to spread “gossip” and “slander”. Father Lombardi ...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot ‘Filthy Rich’ ordered to series

Created by "The Help" filmmaker and Mississippi native Tate Taylor, "Filthy Rich" is based on a New Zealand series of the same name. It is described as a prime-...

TESTING TIME Chris Evans told his testosterone levels are low and he’s ‘running on fumes’

Chris has early starts on the radio show, where he was delivered the news by fitness guru Matt Roberts. Matt was in the studio today to deliver Chris, 53, and h...

Faster and more resilient communications for NATO naval forces

. May 2019 by Patrick LEBRETON For armed forces on joint and allied operations, the ability to share vast amounts of tactical information in the battlespace is ...

Motorola : Romanian Police Deploys New Communications Technology to Increase Safety

Motorola Solutions will deliver 10,000 TETRA digital two-way radios to the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police. BUCHAREST, Romania - May 21, 2019 - ' lo...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

MamaMancini's Commences Second Major SiriusXM Radio Campaign of 2019

Campaign will run from May 20 through Memorial Day and Early June EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MM...

DSO Nigeria: Putting the records straight

By Uche Ejimofor. History was made on April 30, 2016, in Jos, the Plateau State capital when the federal government launched the pilot phase of the digital tran...

StarTimes To Broadcast Live Kotoko vs Asec Mi...

StarTimes, Africa’s leading digital TV operator is scheduled to broadcast live the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commemorative Cup match on Sunday, May 26th 2019. The ga...

Press corps call for payoffs for TV operator employees

The press corps associations are urging the telecom regulator to force digital television operators which plan to return their broadcasting licences, to compens...

Airtel and Shemaroo launch ‘The Horror TV’,

MUMBAI: Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Shemaroo Entertainment, India’s leading content house, today launched ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Da...

Fraunhofer IIS : Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Aud...

Azercell’s “Mobile Dental Clinic” continues to organize free medical examinations

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14. Trend: Azercell, which aims to increase the quality of human life through the modern technologies, as part of its Corporate Social Res...

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Awards ModalAI Contract to Develop Next-Generation UAS (Drone) Technology

SAN DIEGO May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Â The U.S. Army, through the Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit, has awarded ModalAI, Inc. a contract t...

Federated Wireless Wraps Up ESC Network Deployment for CBRS

Federated Wireless on Monday said it has wrapped up deployment of its nationwide environmental sensing capability (ESC) network, making the vendor ready for ini...

The Realities Of Smart City Development

When most people speak about smart cities, they often imagine a futuristic metropolis, as depicted in movies and television. In reality, smart cities will be th...

Where Can You Get 5G? This Map Shows You

speeds you desire. Credit: Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Ookla, which already provides a Speedtest tool for mobile...

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur episode

BPN. (NNS1-JUN2) The Public Broadcasting Service, which distributes shows to public television stations, considered a substantial dues increase in order to enha...

Former state's witness to court: I face loss of millions in Hungary

. Former state's witness Mickey Ganor has presented a court with a warning from a Hungarian bank that it has started the process of putting a €25 million lien ...

Portland drafts ordinance to crackdown on short-term rentals

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s mayor is planning to introduce an ordinance that would force online short-term rental companies like Airbnb to take down unperm...

Report: Gazans tried to fire missile at IDF helicopter

. Sources in the military factions in Gaza claim that during the last round of fighting there, there was an attempt to fire a missile at an Israel Defense Forc...

Bureau of the Royal Household released photos of King and Queen

May 20, 2019; Bureau of the Royal Household has released photos of King and Queen and videos of the recent royal coronation. Download for free at and © Copyri...

DePauw University celebrates WGRE's 70th birthday

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) -- WGRE on DePauw University's campus is the oldest college radio station in the country. "There's not many of us left and so the fact ...

Trent Reznor’s love letter to The Cure: Read his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction speech

Reznor counts The Cure and singer Robert Smith among his greatest influences for Nine Inch Nails, which formed in Cleveland in the late ‘80s. During his inducti...

KBGA Radiothon stages annual fundraiser

College radio station KBGA is putting on its annual fundraiser with a heap of events scheduled for the week of Feb. 24-March 2. The Radiothon features several ...

WLCI and Blackout Booking Open Up Semester With Stacked Jan. 19 Show

Culture Mourning [A] BLKstar will headline WLCI Hocking College Radio and Blackout Booking’s first show of the spring 2019 semester. (facebook.com) WLCI and Bl...

Agriculture students sorry for 'lewd' remarks on college radio show

Students at University College Dublin (UCD) have apologised for making offensive comments during a broadcast on college station Belfield FM. 'Keepin' It Countr...

Remarkable photos show life behind the scenes at Radio Caroline

In Europe, Denmark had the first known radio station in the world to broadcast commercial radio from a vessel in international waters without permission from th...

Why Tony Blackburn is positive podcasts won’t kill the radio star

“Have you seen The Boat That Rocked ?” replies Tony Blackburn when I ask him about the pirate radio ships, which broadcast pop and rock music from international...

Tokyo Community Radio: The spirit of pirate radio is reignited in Japan

From The Electrifying Mojo in Detroit, who played a crucial role in the development of what would become the city’s eponymous techno sound, to Slimzee mapping o...

Tributes paid to iconic sports broadcaster Pat McAuliffe

Iconic sports broadcaster and journalist Pat McAuliffe has died. Pat has been a voice of sports and music radio in Cork for over 30 years, featuring prominently...

Fire brigade dealing with major fire in Drogheda

Several units of the fire brigade are attempting to bring a major fire at the former Donaghy’s Mill site in Drogheda, Co Louth, under control. The building, a f...