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Foes zero in on ABS-CBN programs on TVplus, Sky Cable

MANILA--A number of congressmen on Monday pushed to shut down ABS-CBN's programs still airing on digital platforms, citing the network's broadcast franchise which they allowed to expire without acting on its long-pending application for a new one. ABS-CBN's operating franchise expired last May 4....

NTC: ABS-CBN to cease Channel 43, TV Plus operations before day ends

MANILA, Philippines ABS-CBN's TV Plus services should have been ceased along with its other operations when it went off the air with the expiration of its legislative franchise and will be halted by Monday's end by the National Telecommunications Commission, commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba said Monday.

Belarus to fully switch to digital television next year

This has been announced by Belarus' First Deputy Minister of Communications and Informatization Dmitry Shedko at today's online conference at Belteleradiocompany. According to him, the last analogue TV transmitters in Belarus will be switched off on 17 June 2015. All necessary conditions have already been created.

Business 11 mins ago GMA unveils own digi box

Top broadcast firm GMA Network Inc. is ramping up its shift to digital television from analog with the launch of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) box dubbed as GMA Affordabox. GMA Network chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon over the weekend said the launch of the product reaffirms their commitment....

GMA Network’s gift to Filipino homes on its 70th anniversary

In line with its year-long 70th anniversary celebration, broadcast giant GMA Network, Inc. closes the month of June with its own high-quality and affordable Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) receiver, “GMA Affordabox.” GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon proudly shared that GMA Affordabox....

GMA 7 launches ‘Affordabox’ digital TV device

Television broadcast giant GMA Network Inc. announced on Friday the nationwide launch of its digital TV service after years of reviewing the business. GMA said in a statement the rollout of the “GMA Affordabox” coincided with its 70th anniversary celebration.

Study Explores: Pay TV Services Market Will Generate Massive Revenue in Coming Years

Premium market insights delivers well-researched industry-wide information on the Pay TV Services market. It studies the market’s essential aspects such as top participants, expansion strategies, business models, and other market features to gain improved market insights.

GMA launches own digital box

MANILA, Philippines GMA Network Inc. is beefing up its digital transformation efforts with the introduction of its own high-quality and affordable digital terrestrial television (DTT) receiver. The DTT receiver, called GMA Affordabox, is the network’s answer to ABS-CBN’s TVplus box.

Progressive PAC launches $5 million digital ad buy in battleground states

"I voted for Donald Trump in 2016 because he was going to help the working people. This time I'm voting for Joe Biden because I think that he has the good of the country in his heart. I can bet my life on most of what Joe Biden has to say," the voter said.

GMA Affordabox: Kapuso network’s answer to ABS-CBN TV Plus

DIGITAL. The GMA Affordabox. Photo from GMA Network. MANILA, Philippines – GMA Network finally unveiled on Friday, June 26, its own Digital Terrestrial Television receiver, over 5 years after rival network launched its own device. Called the GMA Affordabox, the plug-and-play device of the Kapuso....

GMA Network’s digital TV receiver targets ‘millions’ of customers

Aiming to further expand its reach, GMA Network, Inc. on Friday officially introduced its digital television receiver called the GMA Affordabox. In a statement, the network said it “aspires to enable every Filipino home to enjoy digital TV viewing experience.

GMA Network marks 70th anniversary with launch of own black box device

MANILA, Philippines For its 70th anniversary celebration, leading and largest broadcast firm GMA Network, Inc. wholeheartedly offers its own high-quality and affordable Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) receiver GMA Affordabox. As the Network aspires to enable every Filipino home to enjoy digital....

GMA unveils ‘Affordabox’ on 70th anniversary

FOR ITS 70th anniversary celebration, GMA Network, Inc. wholeheartedly offers its own high-quality and affordable Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) receiver "GMA Affordabox." As the network aspires to enable every Filipino home to enjoy digital TV viewing experience, GMA Network chairman and chief executive officer Felipe L.

Zirca Digital Solutions appoints Vamsi Krishna Sankarayogi as head of technology and solutions

Digital solutions provider Zirca Digital Solutions has appointed Vamsi Krishna Sankarayogi as head of technology and solutions. In his new role, Sankarayogi will lead the development and management of Zirca’s bouquet of solutions. He will play a critical role in expanding the business across markets....

This Is How To Use TRAI Channel Selector App For Android & iPhone To Save Money ...

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has finally launched a smartphone app that lets you select channels you want to see on your Cable TV or direct to home (DTH) connection and attempts to optimize the subscription costs for you. This comes as a unifying experience that covers multiple....

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Saifuddin launches new TV channel Saluran Berita RTM

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 -- Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) today launched a new channel, the “Saluran Berita RTM”, an additional medium for the government in its fight against fake news and to disseminate accurate information. The new channel, launched by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk....

Saifuddin lauches new TV channel Saluran Berita RTM

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 -- Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) today launched a new channel, the “Saluran Berita RTM”, an additional medium for the government in its fight against fake news and to disseminate accurate information. The new channel, launched by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk....

Satellite TV Gains Popularity in Ghana and Nigeria 29 mins ago

Study shows Satellite TV reception increases by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; SES (www.SES.com) currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent. SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has unveiled the....

Satellite TV gains popularity in Ghana, Nigeria

Study shows Satellite TV reception increases by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent. SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has unveiled the results of its....

Satellite TV gains popularity in Nigeria, Ghana

) currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent. SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has unveiled the results of its annual Satellite Monitor survey, which reveals a steady increase in the penetration of satellite TV across Africa.

Satellite TV Gains Popularity in Ghana and Nigeria

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg, June 25, 2020/APO Group/ -- Study shows Satellite TV reception increases by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; SES (www.SES.com) currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent.

Pay TV Market Size to Reach USD 175.6 Billion by 2026

BANGALORE, India June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pay television (TV) refers to a television broadcasting service based on consumer subscriptions. The pay TV service may be received through cable TV, satellite TV, or using an internet protocol TV (IPTV). Valuates_Reports_Logo. The global Pay Television market size is projected to reach USD 175.

Pay TV Market Size to Reach USD 175.6 Billion by 2026

BANGALORE, India June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pay television (TV) refers to a television broadcasting service based on consumer subscriptions. The pay TV service may be received through cable TV, satellite TV, or using an internet protocol TV (IPTV). The global Pay Television market size is projected to reach USD 175.

Iowa's digital divide is undeniable thanks to coronavirus

DES MOINES — While Iowans aren’t exactly zooming through the coronavirus pandemic, there’s no question technology has been the linchpin for many to weather the disruptions, isolation and life changes that are as insidious and novel as the virus itself.

KBC News: AAU to partner with StarTimes to expand access to higher education

The Association of African Universities (AAU) and digital television operator StarTimes media have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the two organizations partner towards growing access to University education. The cooperation seeks to ensure University students have greater....

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TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

By setting up model experiments with and without climate variability, we distinguished and quantified how climate regulates N loads in this region. We found tha...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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US soft power

Some two decades after 9/11, November's U.S. presidential election sees two very different visions for the "war on terror." While terrorism is not the issue it ...

Lukashenka’s Repressions May Push Belarusian Demonstrators Into Taking More Serious Defensive Measures – OpEd

In her weekly “Voice of the Streets” report compiled on the basis of her conversations with Belarusians who are demonstrating against Lukashenka, she says peopl...

Beijing to complete construction of 10 venues for 2022 Winter Olympic Games by year end

With eight projects entering final stage and the construction of two venues being completed already, ten of the 13 construction projects for competition and tra...

Welcome to the world of public diplomacy

“Why did the West win the Cold War? Not by use of arms. Weapons did not breach the Iron Curtain. The Western invasion was by radio, which was mightier than the ...

African Union marks International Day of Democracy

The following is a statement by African Union Commission for Political Affairs to mark the International Day of Democracy, Sept. 15. ED. This year we celebrate ...

U.S. unilaterally claims UN sanctions against Iran restored

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United States claimed on Saturday that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignore...

Nation honors UN, multilateralism pledge

Photo taken on May 13, 2017 is the "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" structure in front of China National Convention Center in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] Xi's vision on...

Rajasthan imposes Sec-144 in 11 districts

Indian travellers could be debarred from entering South Africa as the country prepares to resume international travel when it lowers its COVID-19 lockdown restr...

NANPAN, NANNM commend Lions Club for support, awareness on childhood cancer

Lukman Olabiyi National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses (NANPAN) and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwife (NANNM) have commended Lion...

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

The music station Šlagr TV ends. It didn’t have expensive...

Šlagr TV ends in terrestrial broadcasting, Česke Radiokomunikace has switched off the broadcasting of this music channel in both DVB-T and DVB-T2. According to ...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

WatsUp TV Now 24 Hours Digital Channel

Award-winning pan African entertainment outfit, WatsUp TV has commenced test transmission for its 24 hours channel which will be dedicated to music entertainmen...

TVSquared and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

GMA rides Hallyu Wave with new digibox channel

IN LATE June, TV network GMA entered the digital TV box fray with its Affordabox that was met with an “overwhelming response” and introduced a new digital chann...

Active DTH subscribers reach 70.26 million, Tata Sky solidifies its lead

KOLKATA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released ‘The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators’ data for the January- March’20 qua...

TVSquared : and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

Five reasons to go for a 5G mobile

With the region’s carriers starting to offer 5G, now is a good time to upgrade your mobile phone from 4G to 5G. With a 5G mobile phone, not only can you enjoy b...

Are Tesla's Data-Gathering Cars Secretly Improving Autopilot's Algorithms?

But his article includes a disclaimer that it's "based pretty much on logic, not knowledge, which is to say I might again be too frigging stupid to read, much l...

Apple iPhone XS Max, 64GB, Space Gray – For Verizon (Renewed)

Price: (as of – Details) Welcome to the big screens. Super retina. Even faster Face ID. The smartest, most powerful chip in a smartphone. And a breakthrough dua...

ASUS ZenFone 7, ZenFone 7 Pro Featuring Flip Cameras, 90Hz Displays Launched

ASUS has introduced two new flagship smartphones under its ZenFone brand. The new ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro are follow-ups for the ZenFone 6 (ASUS 6Z) from la...

Covering Colorado COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later Associated Press 3:20 PM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Local News COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later The Associated Press 10:47 AM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Ban in the US – TikTok wants to sue against Trump’s...

TikTok plans to challenge Donald Trump’s presidential decree against the video sharing app in court. This is reported by NPR (National Public Radio), citing a p...

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies, sparking battle over replacement

In the days before her death, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera, US public radio station NPR reported, saying that her "most ferven...

The Latest: Obama says GOP must be consistent on court vote

Hours before Ginsburg’s death was announced Friday, Alaska Public Radio asked GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski if she’d vote to confirm a high court nominee before Inaug...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall throw up their H's on "Screwed Around," an ode to the city's slab culture and more. The song came together during the pandemic lockdo...

Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...

Lee’s regrets reflect his humility

More than 20 years ago, Taiwan’s airwaves belonged exclusively to the media of a certain political party and its associated community. At the time, we hoped tha...

Pirate Radio Concert To Be Held In Baltimore Harbor This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The First Thursday Festival Series on the Canton Waterfront may not be happening because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend Baltimo...