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Telly Heaven: those TV shows we've loved and lost over the years

It all seems routine nowadays, but 10 years ago this month, a revolution had begun in our lives. On October 17, 2007, the UK began the switchover from terrestrial to digital TV. Transmitters around the country began to have their analogue broadcasts turned off, and in came the brave new world of....

NBTC agrees with lowering fees for digital tv operators

NBTC Commissioner, Takorn Tantasith. Bangkok – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has decided to lower digital television fees to aid business operators. NBTC Commissioner, Takorn Tantasith, announced that a recent meeting of the panel gave its approval to a....

Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Prior to Japan’s switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology would affect their bottom line. With expanded bandwidth and additional channels, what — aside from reruns of old programs — could the....

No bailing out broadcasters

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was put on the spot when on Tuesday he brushed aside calls by some 13 digital television operators for the state to subsidise costs and waive the remaining licence fees of these loss-making businesses. He insisted this issue fell under the authority of the National....

PIRATE ATTACK Kodi box crackdown as Disney, Fox, Amazon, Netflix launch Hollywood lawsuit LAWSUIT could have consequences for the so-called 'Kodi box' market. Film giants are targeting hardware manufacturers that advertise their TV boxes as piracy devices

HOLLYWOOD giants have launched an unprecedented lawsuit against a streaming box company that uses Kodi software to beam shows and films to owners' TVs. Netflix, Amazon and, Disney are among some of the big players looking for millions in damages from the US-based TickBox TV. TickBox TV brazenly advertises that it comes 'fully loaded' with Kodi.

Flow Offering FOX Free View!

Castries, Saint Lucia, October 13, 2017 – The undoubted television highlight of this weekend (specifically, Sunday, October 22nd 2017) is the season premiere of the critically acclaimed television series, The Walking Dead. With that in mind, Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications....

Deviser Instruments Introduces the DS2831 Digital TV Spectrum Analyzer Family Enabling a Smooth Transition to OFDM and DOCSIS 3.1 HFC Networks

Press Release Deviser Instruments Introduces the DS2831 Digital TV Spectrum Analyzer Family Enabling a Smooth Transition to OFDM and DOCSIS 3.1 HFC Networks. Customizable DOCSIS 3.1/OFDM test tools bundled with true spectrum analyzer for quickly verifying and troubleshooting next generation HFC networks.

China Digital TV : Received Appeal Decision

BEIJING Oct. 19, 2017 PRNewswire / -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTS: STVVY) ('China Digital TV' or the 'Company'), a leading provider of cloud platforms, with gaming and other applications embedded, to PRC digital television and telecommunication network operators, today announced that it....

China Digital TV Received Appeal Decision

BEIJING Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTS: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platforms, with gaming and other applications embedded, to PRC digital television and telecommunication network operators, today announced that it....

PIRATE ATTACK Kodi box crackdown as Disney, Fox, HBO, BBC launch Hollywood lawsuit

HOLLYWOOD giants have launched an unprecedented lawsuit against a streaming box company that uses Kodi software to beam shows and films to owners' TVs. Netflix, Amazon, Disney, HBO and BBC Worldwide are among some of the big players looking for millions in damages from the US-based TickBox TV.

NBTC agrees with lowering fees for digital tv operators

BANGKOK, 19 October 2017 (NN) – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has decided to lower digital television fees in aid of business operators. NBTC Commissioner Takorn Tantasith announced that a recent meeting of the panel gave its approval to a reconsideration of the....

Opinion 1 day ago Emmanuel Onwubiko: Digitization of broadcasting: Any progress?

Understandably, this highly innovative agency of the government’s owned Nigerian Television Authority known as Integrated Television service has recently come under a misguided campaign of calumny reportedly and allegedly linked to an allegedly discredited erstwhile staff of the Nigerian Television Authority Mr.

NBTC thins out digital TV licence rates

Bowing to industry pressure, the board of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on Wednesday approved a new structure for annual digital TV licence fee rates, aiming to ease the financial burden of operators. The new structure for annual licence fee rates will take....

What all The Apprentice winners are doing now after Lord Sugar said ‘You’re Hired!’

The Apprentice returned to our TVs for the 13th series this month and Lord Sugar brings back some of the show’s former winners Tom Pellereau, Ricky Martin, Leah Totton, Mark Wright, and Alana Spencer (Picture: Freemantle Media) You’re hired! The unusual phrase that is only uttered by Alan Sugar once every season of The Apprentice.

Digital TV Seeks Relief For Its Expensive Failure

BANGKOK — Regulators agreed Wednesday to lower the fees digital television channels must pay three years after the launched. Not only did the promise of digital television fail to pay off as hoped, but it caused heavy losses for the operators, with many now agreeing the migration came too late.

Prayut deflects digital TV aid request

Digital TV operators who signed contracts to pay licensing fees periodically now say they can't afford the payments, and are begging Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to help out of government funds. (Bangkok Post file photo by Somchai Poomlard) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has brushed aside....

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Digitization of broadcasting: Any progress?

Understandably, this highly innovative agency of the government’s owned Nigerian Television Authority known as Integrated Television service has recently come under a misguided campaign of calumny reportedly and allegedly linked to an allegedly discredited erstwhile staff of the Nigerian Television Authority Mr.

Espial : MCTV Launches IPTV Services With Espial Elevate

Espial announced today that MCTV (formerly Massillon Cable TV, Inc.), a service provider delivering TV services to five counties in northeast Ohio, has launched a next-generation IPTV service with the Espial Elevate software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform.

Further state aid sought for digital TV

The Digital TV Operators Association will today submit a fresh proposal to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to request more state assistance in easing broadcasters' financial burden and business difficulties. The proposal asks the state to eliminate the rental fee of broadcasting networks or MUX....

Airtel Digital and LG tie up, redefine home entertainment

MUMBAI: Popular brands are coming together to share a symbiotic relationship. Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and LG Electronics India have announced an exclusive partnership to redefine home entertainment experience by bringing the best of online and satellite TV content to customers.

Firm pledges support towards HIV prevention

Tunde Ajaja. Digital TV operator, StarTimes, says it will be in the vanguard of the prevention of the human immunodeficiency virus. Speaking at the inaugural meeting of Global HIV Prevention Coalition held in Geneva, Switzerland, recently, StarTimes Vice-President, Ms.

StarTimes showcases more exciting series on StarPlus

By Moses Nosike. As part of efforts to boost family viewership base and give more choices to subscribers, StarTimes has added new exciting series on StarPlus to enrich viewers’ pleasure. StarTimes. StarPlus channel is part of 21st Century Fox’s Star India network, a hindi language general entertainment television based in India.

Zuku launches internet services

Satellite television services provider Zuku, under its parent company Wananchi Cable Uganda, has introduced internet services in the country dubbed Zuku Fiber. The service will be offered through Wananchi Cable’s home entertainment and communication brand, Zuku Fiber.

Key Trump campaign official: TV news "thought I was a joke"

LESLEY STAHL: You're a marketing, branding, web specialist? BRAD PARSCALE: Yeah. LESLEY STAHL: Never worked on a campaign. All of a sudden, you're running almost everything. What happened here? You're like the secret sauce, the magic -- magic wand person? BRAD PARSCALE: I think-- LESLEY STAHL: You're Wizard of Oz behind the curtain.

Venezuela Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband, and Digital Media Statistics and Analyses 2017

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "Venezuela - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband, and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses" This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Venezuela's telecommunications market.

New Zealand Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media Statistics and Analyses 2017

report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. "New Zealand - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses" This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in New Zealand's telecommunications market.

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Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Business News : PNG Government backs shortwave to reach rural areas [23/11/2017

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to improve communication and the dissemination of information to the provinces using the shortwave radio network, says Com...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 HR What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 Min What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

How North Koreans bypass media censorship Some catch forbidden programming via shortwave radios, others secretly watch South Korean TV. Denied access to information from abroad, North Koreans have inventive ways of following the news.

TV, North Korean-style. In a country where listening to or watching foreign media is forbidden, state broadcasters reign, with anchors in traditional Korean clo...

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de facto independence, when Russian or Western analysts spoke about demographic problems in them, they focused almost entirely on the role of ethnic Russians an...

Putin’s Announcement Of Candidacy Shows Need For Kremlinology Has Returned – OpEd

By Paul Goble The need for Kremlinology to understand what is going on in Moscow is increasingly important, Yakub Koreyba says, because “there are no politics i...

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By Paul Goble The Russian government claims that Russians have reduced their alcohol consumption by almost 30 percent over the last decade, but in fact, while t...

Eight Reasons Why Finland Is Only Part Of Pre-1917 Empire Moscow Never Got Back In Whole Or In Part – OpEd

By Paul Goble This week, Finland marks the centenary of its independence from Russia, a date that is all the more impressive because it is the only country that...

Chinese firm secures $42.5m loan for Enugu project 15 mins ago Nigeria

A Chinese firm, Shenyang International Economic and Technical Cooperation Limited (CSYIC), has secured a $42.5m loan, under the Chinese Credit Insurance Corpora...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling i...

China’s Oil Import Dependence Climbs As Output Falls – Analysis

By Michael Lelyveld. RFA China’s dependence on foreign oil is growing and is likely to keep rising for decades to come, experts say. Despite increases in intern...

Currency depreciation

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of thi...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

By HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press. CAIRO (AP) - Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to re...

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...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

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...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...