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Startimes to ensure sub-Saharan Africa enjoys quality services

From left: Philip Yakubu Okala; MD/ CEO Digital Toll Company Ltd (DTCL), Godwin A. Adeogba; Chief Representative Nigeria Central and West Africa, Power China International Group Ltd, Rao jianjiang; Chief Operations Officer DTCL, Muhammed Bagana; and Deputy Managing Director, Power China Nigeria Ltd,....

Why you’ll end up paying for TV’s fight against Netflix

This week’s bump in the price of Netflix in Canada and CBS’s announcement that it would launch its All Access streaming services here next year suggest that consumers might end up shelling out more for online content even as the lineup of digital viewing choices expands, industry watchers say.

China initiates satellite TV project in rural Africa

Its people, mostly of Gbagyi descent, with a few residents from other tribes, turned out en masse in jubilation to welcome their Chinese guests and their local partners who had come to launch a digital satellite TV in their locality to broadcast traditional music, dance and colorful display of their culture.

Feature: China initiates satellite TV project in rural Africa

by Olatunji Saliu, Zhang Baoping. ABUJA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Hulumi, an undeveloped rustic community in the Nigerian capital of Abuja with limited infrastructure, came alive on Thursday. Its people, mostly of Gbagyi descent, with a few residents from other tribes, turned out en masse in jubilation....

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China Digital TV Announces Unaudited Second Quarter 2017 Results

Mr. Jianhua Zhu , China Digital TV's chief executive officer commented, "We experienced solid progress in the second quarter of 2017 as both our registered and covered user counts maintained growth momentum, primarily driven by our ability to effectively leverage our expanded geographic footprint.

Turkish football to be broadcast in 100 countries

Turkish digital television platform Digiturk's investment volume in Turkey has reached TL 12 billion ($3.4 billion), after Qatar-based beIN Media Group LLC's acquisition of the platform. The company, which is preparing to open a new sports channel, has announced it will continue to expand its investments in Turkey.

Baseless allegations on assigning TRCSL frequencies

Digital television frequency bands not released yet: Reports in some media that the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has assigned frequencies to some institutions in a fraudulent manner are false and baseless, a statement from the President’s Office said.

Top Star cuts decoder price

“The Yafika campaign will see more towns connected to Top Star signal and more Zambians will benefit from digital TV,” he said. Mr Sichone said Top Star subscribers along the line of railway would be able to view 20 local channels and 30 international channels for free during the testing phase and....

Verimatrix Wins Bluewolf The Future Now Awards for Achievements in Sales Productivity

SAN DIEGO Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced it has been named a winner of The Future Now™ Awards for its Salesforce CPQ (configure price quote) implementation results.

RCN Business Selected as the Official Digital Television and Internet Provider for the 2017 Washington D.C. Citi Open

, an award-winning communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announced today that it served as the exclusive and official telecom and high-speed internet sponsor of the 2017 Citi Open Tournament in Washington D.C. This is the fifth year in a row that RCN....

CCNL defends role in Nigeria’s digitisation process

Akeem Lasisi. The Director, Corporate Communication and Government Affairs of Cable Channels Nigeria Limited, Mr. Kalada Wilson, has defended the company’s position in the chain of Nigeria’s march towards digital TV. In a statement in which he responded to the position of the Broadcasting....

Slovenia

LONDON Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Slovenia's regulator and government initiate 5G trials Slovenia's fixed-line telecom market remains dominated by Telekom Slovenije. The company has endeavoured to address declining revenue by diversifying its business interests and lessening its reliance pure telecom services.

Minister Dlodlo committed to digital migration

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated her commitment to see all South Africans migrating from analogue to digital television by December 2018. “I have full appreciation of the impact that the digital migration project is set to have on the economy of this country.

GTPL Hathway jumps after content tie up with Nagra

GTPL Hathway rose 3.69% to Rs 147.55 at 10:35 on BSE after the company said it partnered with Nagra for the delivery of digital and interactive content directly to TV without the need of a set top box. The announcement was made after market hours on Friday, 4 August 2017. Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 26.

Sinclair-Tribune deal pushes limits on deregulation

A deal that would break barriers on media ownership could be a trend-setter, experts say, with the federal government yet to weigh in on how far it will allow consolidation to go. In May, Sinclair Broadcast Group, which has a presence in more U.S. television markets than any other company, announced a $3.

Namibia scores high on digitalisation

WINDHOEK — The Minister of Information and Communications Technology (MICT), Joel Kaapanda, says Namibia’s progress to switch from analogue to digital television is phenomenal when compared to most other African countries and is optimistic that the country would meet the global International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) deadline of June 2015.

GTPL Hathway : parnters with Nagra to provide Pay-TV content

GTPL Hathway announced on Friday that the company is going to associate with Nagra, a digital TV division of the Kudelski Group and Samsung, world leaders in their respective domains, to use TVkey. GTPL Hathway announced on Friday that the company is going to associate with Nagra, a digital TV....

Burundians enjoy better TV service at lower price

With Chinese investment, Burundians enjoy better TV service at lower price By Lyu Tianran, Apollinaire Niyirora BUJUMBURA (Xinhua) -- Driving on streets of Burundi’s capital city Bujumbura, one can see StarTimes’ orange advertising boards standing on the roadside.

Liberty Global PLC Cl C

. Liberty Global Plc is an international television and broadband company. It offers broadband communications services, including video, broadband Internet and fixed-line telephony services; B2B services; as well as mobile services. The company's brands include Virgin Media, Unitymedia, Telenet and UPC.

Tvn Movies Launches On Astro On 1 August And Presents The Battleship Island Star Tour In Malaysia Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub & Song Joong-Ki Are Set To Meet Fans

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 (Bernama) -- Korea's leading media & entertainment conglomerate, CJ E&M, is proud to announce the landing of tvN Movies - World's FIRST and ONLY Korean Blockbuster movie channel - in Malaysia on Astro, a Malaysian and ASEAN digital-first media and lifestyle company in the Digital, TV, Radio and eCommerce space.

Global Content Protection Market 2017-2021

LONDON Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- About Content Protection Content protection is a process designed to impose copy protection restrictions in storage media. It helps to authorize the commercial and entertainment content and protects it across various digital interfaces such as the Internet and media devices.

ABS-CBN keeps nationwide ratings lead in July

MANILA - ABS-CBN Corp. on Wednesday said it maintained its status as the most watched TV network among urban and rural homes nationwide for the month of July. Citing data from Kantar Media, ABS-CBN said it recorded an average audience share of 46% or 12 points higher than GMA's 34% last month.

Beijing TV dramas, movies broadcasting season for Africa opens in Zambia

Chinese pay-television operator StarTimes has launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa in Lusaka, the Zambian capital. The Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa, the fourth time it is being launched on the continent and first time in Zambia,....

ABS-CBN tops nationwide tv viewership in July

ABS-CBN sustained its leadership in nationwide TV viewing across urban and rural homes in July with an average audience share of 46% or 12 points higher than GMA’s 34%, according to data from Kantar Media. Multinational audience measurement provider Kantar Media uses a nationwide panel size of 2,610....

Beijing TV dramas, movies broadcasting season for Africa opens in Zambia

Chinese pay-television operator StarTimes has launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa in Lusaka, the Zambian capital. The Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa, the fourth time it is being launched on the continent and first time in Zambia,....

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Chertsey Radio Club buys licence to help parents communicate with autistic children

has bought a UK business licence to allow the parents of autistic children to keep in touch with their kids through radio handsets. The idea started when CRC me...

News Feature : OPINION: Why Australia must restore shortwave radio to the Pacific? [18/09/2017

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region...

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. inf...

Here's Where Cold War Radio Stations Broadcast Spies' Secret Codes

If you tuned into just the right shortwave radio frequency in the 1970s, you might hear a creepy computerized voice reading out a string of numbers. It was the ...

Cambodian government cracks down on independent media outlets

. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned that The Cambodia Daily, an independent English-language newspaper known for criticizing Cambodia's government, ...

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Calls To Restore Chinese Name For Tuva Rile Russians – OpEd

Tuva or Bust. It did attract the interest of some when during perestroika, violent clashes between Tuvans and ethnic Russians led to the departure of many of th...

How SES’ O3b mPower system shows future of global connectivity

By Prince Osuagwu LUXEMBOURG-based provider of satellite communications, SES, at the just concluded International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Netherlands, l...

Voot's Gaurav Gandhi acknowledges Google aid in PWA as it triumphs at IBC

MUMBAI: Content is the king, but technology is the supreme general. Voot has won the coveted International Broadcasting Convention 2017 (IBC2017) Innovation Awa...

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joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise, but it is anything but as it includes features which Russian doctrine requires Moscow maintain exclusive control ove...

Moody's: Egypt economy still recovering from 2011 uprising

An international credit rating agency says Egypt's economy has started to improve but has yet to recover from the 2011 uprising and the years of unrest that fol...

Stratex faces Crusader opposition

The board of Stratex International (LN:STI) has rejected propositions from shareholders holding a combined 24% minority to make executive management changes and...

Fallout continues over elimination of night-time shift at port of Thessaloniki by customs service

By V. Vegiri The elimination of a night-time shift at the port of Thessaloniki's gate 16 by the customs service has reportedly caused international shipping age...

Messi scores 300th goals at Camp Nou in Eibar whipping, eyes Pichichi title

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi scored 4 goals in his club’s 6-1 victory over Eibar to bring his Camp Nou tally to 300 goals in all competitions. The Argentin...

Mexico City: International Paralympic Committee postpones World Para festival

How the Mexico earthquake struck. The International Paralympic Committee has postponed its World Championships in powerlifting and swimming following the earthq...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Mike Huckabee and the Rise of Christian Media Under Trump

Huckabee, an early Trump supporter and frequent surrogate for the administration on Fox News, represents a very specific segment of evangelicals: those who are ...

The stark racial and religious divide between Democrats and Republicans, in one chart

The Public Religion Research Institute released a massive new survey of American religious adherence today. Among other things it contained this stunning insigh...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

US regulators warn Alaska church using illegal broadcast

The Federal Communications Commission has warned an Anchorage church that it can no longer broadcast on a radio station without a license. KTUU-TV reports (http...

Rhett Walker Band Debuts New Single 'I Surrender' Today

Rhett Walker BandCover for Rhett Walker Band's 2017 single "I Surrender." Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, ...

Pope urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

BOGOTA: Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside "hatred and vengeance" and "listen to the poor, to those who suffer" in a nation that is e...

Pope Francis urges end to violence in Colombia, calls for reconciliation

Pope Francis urged Colombias leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to the poor, to those who suffer” in a nation that is emerging ...

Francis urges end to violence, calls for reconciliation in Colombia

Want create site? Find and plugins. Free WordPress Themes Pope Francis urged Colombia’s leaders on Thursday to set aside “hatred and vengeance” and “listen to t...

Myanmar Catholic Church prepares for Pope’s visit

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Catam aerial base in the Popemobile in Bogota, Colombia, 06 September 2017. Photo: Mauricio Duenas/EPA. The Catholic Church...

Alt R&B, Neo-Soul Artist ‘JMSN’ Coming to Bangkok in November

BANGKOK — An American indie R&B, neo-soul artist will perform a gig in Bangkok as a part of his just-announced Asia tour. Michigan-raised but LA-based, singer-s...

Sky Pacific offers 24 hours Christian channel

Update: 12:40PM VIEWERS of Sky Pacific will be able to watch award-winning Christian television network, Daystar, from tomorrow. Daystar is a 24 hours and seven...

Ex-Lawmaker Led Multimillion-Dollar ‘End of World’ Coin Scheme

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection durin...

Leader of Ponzi scheme run through First American Monetary Consultants in Boulder gets 21 years

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection during a ...

Ex-lawmaker gets 21 years for 'end of world' coin scheme

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Larry Bates told listeners of Christian broadcast programs that they should buy gold and silver coins to give them financial protection du...

Morrissey reveals new single ‘Spent The Day in Bed’

A file picture of British singer Morrissey. — AFP pic LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 — The former Smiths frontman has unveiled a new single called Spent The Day in Bed. D...

Pandora Hopes That Video Saves the Fading Radio Star

Video Plus allows Pandora's non-paying customers to enjoy some of the perks it offers premium subscribers in exchange for viewing 15 seconds of a video ad. Opti...

Grammy award winner Chris Tomlin coming to capital city

Christian music superstar Chris Tomlin will be performing on Dec. 1 in the Capital City to help raise money for Baptist Hospice, a faith-based, not-for-profit h...

Trade unions air radio pay grievance

A number of presenters on RTE’s digital radio stations are not being paid, despite being promised in 2016 their situation would be rectified “by the end of the ...

Trade unions air radio pay grievance

A number of presenters on RTE’s digital radio stations are not being paid, despite being promised in 2016 their situation would be rectified “by the end of the ...

You can get Samsung Galaxy smartphones for free under Smart Utsav offer; here's how

Samsung has announced some new festival offers ahead of Dussehra and Diwali. The electronics giant is hosting a Smart Utsav sale which will be valid until Octob...

Samsung 'Smart Utsav' offers: How to get a Galaxy S8+, J5 Prime, etc for free

The South Korean company has announced a Smart Utsav offer, to make your festive season even more sparkling. (Image Source: Samsung) is more than just smartpho...

Global TV and Radio Subscription Market 2017-2021

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Global TV and Radio Subscription Market 2017-2021" The global TV and radio subscription market to grow...

Dish TV redefines its pay-TV services with Verimatrix security

MUMBAI: Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for network-connected devices, has announced that it has been selected by Dish TV India Limit...

RCN and Grande Communications Select Netcracker's Revenue Management Solution to Optimize B2B and B2C Customer Experience

Digital TV, Phone and Internet Service Providers Share Back-End Resources to Improve Efficiencies. WALTHAM, Mass.--( announced today that digital TV, phone and...

Vietnam posts 11.5 percent IT revenue growth

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s revenue from information and communication technology in 2016 reached nearly 68 billion USD, posting an 11.49 percent year-on-year incre...

New LTE tracker platform connects and locates objects

LTE chipmaker and semiconductor company STMicroelectronics have introduced CLOE, a new LTE-connected tracker platform based on the integration of Sequans and ST...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

RESTON, Va. Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â Texas is making another major move to strengthen public safety and enhance emergency preparedness across the state. ...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

"The safety and security of Texas communities is my number one priority, and I want to provide our first responders with the best technology possible," said Gov...

Texas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Abbott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas is making another major move to strengthen public safety and enhance emergency preparedness across the state. ...

National consultation could start in October

“The national consultation on the Soros Plan could be launched in around October”, State Secretary for Government Communication Bence Tuzson told the public rad...

Businesses in southeast Minnesota work to grow music scene

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Noelle Tri...

Businesses in southeast Minnesota work to grow music scene

Some southeast Minnesota businesses are providing spaces for local musicians to flourish. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Noelle Tripolino Roberts and her h...

Hillary Clinton set to RETURN to politics to question Russia’s involvement in US election

GETTY Laura Mowat Hillary Clinton could come back to politics to question Russia's links to US election The former Democratic candidate did not rule out returni...

Hillary Clinton still willing to challenge election results

. On Monday, during an interview promoting her new book, said that she would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential e...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

The WWII maritime forts rusting their way to a watery grave

Built on international waters and away from the pesky British broadcasting laws, but close enough to the shore for a signal to reach eager listeners, the fort w...

Pirate radio DJs set to leave a legacy with golden day radio roadshow

T wo of the DJs involved in Last Pirate FM, a weeklong pop-up radio station, hope that encouraging people to leave charity bequests in their wills will be part ...

Radio Caroline legends return to Felixstowe seafront for commemorative weekend

Legends of the airwaves gathered to commemorate swashbuckling pirate radio station Radio Caroline’s revolutionary transmissions from a cargo ship anchored off F...

News Broadcasting to the world

Eddie Gillespie, who lives in Rathbraughan Park, has had an unwavering loyalty to local broadcasting, a love which goes back to the days of pirate radio in the ...

DJ Emperor Rosko launches pirate radio station DJ Emperor Rosko travels down the Thames on the infamous Radio Caroline boat...

DJ Emperor Rosko travels down the Thames on the infamous Radio Caroline boat replica from the film The Boat That Rocked, to launch Last Pirate FM. By using thi...