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China Digital TV to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 10, 2017

BEIJING Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: 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....

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,....

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

LUSAKA, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- 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....

comScore Signs Agreement with Media Management, Inc.

RESTON, Va. Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore today announced an agreement with Media Management, Inc. (MMi), which provides media audit support to the industry, to add comScore's local television measurement to MMi's Circle Audit® auditing system.

China Digital TV to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 10, 2017

BEIJING Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: 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....

Viewers choose Go-TV over NBC decoder

By Albertina Nakale. WINDHOEK – The migration of State broadcaster, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) has seen households, who have for years failed to pay TV licences, opt to subscribe to the DStv’s cheaper package, GO-TV, in a bid to....

With Chinese investment, Burundians enjoy better TV service at lower price

BUJUMBURA - Driving on streets of Burundi's capital city Bujumbura, one can see StarTimes' orange advertising boards standing on the roadside. Currently, more than 90 percent of the city's digital television (DTV) users choose StarTimes, said Chen Yongzheng, general manager of StarTimes in Burundi.

GroundUp: Digital TV for poor households – understanding the Concourt’s judgments

First published by GroundUp Split decisions in the Constitutional Court are not unusual, but in a recent case, there were three judgments that disagreed with each other, none of which ended up winning the support of a majority of the bench. On 8 June 2017, the court handed down judgment on the SABC’s digital migration process.

Estée Lauder Names Misty Copeland Global Spokesmodel for Modern Muse Fragrance

NEW YORK, July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Estée Lauder today announced Misty Copeland, principal ballerina at American Ballet Theatre, as the new global spokesmodel for the brand's Modern Muse fragrance. Misty will front the new Modern Muse fragrance campaign across digital, TV, in-store and print, debuting August 2017.

Discovery Communications : Agrees to Buy Scripps Networks -- 3rd Update

Discovery Communications Inc. has agreed to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. for $11.9 billion, combining two powerhouses of nonfiction television programming at a time of major upheaval in the cable-TV business. Under the terms of the deal, announced Monday morning, Scripps shareholders....

Feature: With Chinese investment, Burundians enjoy better TV service at lower price

by Lyu Tianran, Apollinaire Niyirora. BUJUMBURA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Driving on streets of Burundi's capital city Bujumbura, one can see StarTimes' orange advertising boards standing on the roadside. Currently, more than 90 percent of the city's digital television (DTV) users choose StarTimes, said....

Feature: With Chinese investment, Burundians enjoy better...

by Lyu Tianran, Apollinaire Niyirora. BUJUMBURA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Driving on streets of Burundi's capital city Bujumbura, one can see StarTimes' orange advertising boards standing on the roadside. Currently, more than 90 percent of the city's digital television (DTV) users choose StarTimes, said....

StarTimes increases Africa’s digital migration

StarTimes is being listed among China's top 100 technologies and science innovation- oriented enterprise, Forbes top 20 China's most potential enterprise and the only authorized private enterprise by the Ministry of Commerce in China to undertake foreign projects in the radio and TV industry.

BT hints at its next boss in shake-up of consumer arm

BT chief executive Gavin Patterson on Friday unveiled a radical shake-up of the company structure, and promoted a potential successor in the process. Marc Allera, chief executive of the EE mobiles business BT bought last year, will become head of a new consumer arm that runs all BT’s digital, TV and mobile phones operations.

NCLT approves Dish TV-Videocon D2h merger, to have subscriber base of 27 mn

The National Company Law Tribunal today approved merger of satellite TV service providers Dish TV and Videocon D2h, paving the way for creation of country's largest direct-to-home service provider. "Dish TV India Limited is glad to announce that the Mumbai Bench of Hon'ble National Company Law....

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

RIDGELAND, Miss. July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featuring food, door prizes, special offers and free consumer electronics with qualifying purchases, including digital TVs and tablets, as part of a....

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

RIDGELAND, Miss., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featuring food, door prizes, special offers and free consumer electronics with qualifying purchases, including digital TVs and tablets, as part of a....

TECHNICOLOR: FIRST HALF 2017 RESULTS

     The level of activity in VFX for film and TV was sustained with the teams working on more than 25 Film projects, including Warner Bros. Wonder Woman and Paramount's Transformers: The Last Knight , and over 10 TV projects, including season 5 of Vikings (History) and season 2 of The Shannara Chronicles (MTV/Spike).

Airtel Digital TV sub base expands, even as ARPUs dip

MUMBAI: Q1 2018 ended 30 June 2017 has been a bit of a mixed bag for the Sunil Mittal headed Bharati Airtel’s DTH biz – Airtel Digital TV. Its subscriber base expanded by nine per cent to 13.3 million as compared to 12.14 million in Q1 FY 2017 ended 30 June 2016. Net customer additions were hence around 499,000.

26th July 2017

By Zika Bobby. Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, has said that the company is happy with subscribers’ excitement in the ongoing WOW reward promo. Ugbe said this is a true testament of the company’s vision to transform the pay television landscape in Nigeria and make digital television services a must have for all.

Quanta Computer Inc.

Quanta Computer Inc. manufactures and sells notebook computers and other personal computer-related products. It provides enterprise network systems, home entertainemnt, mobile communication, automotive electronics, and digital home products. Its products include laptop computers, smart phones,....

Cadence Announces Tensilica HiFi 3z DSP Architecture for Latest Mobile and Home Entertainment Applications

) today announced the Cadence Tensilica HiFi 3z DSP IP core for system-on-chip (SoC) designs targeted for the latest mobile and home entertainment applications, including smartphones, augmented reality (AR)/3D goggles, digital TVs and set-top boxes (STBs). The new HiFi 3z architecture offers more than 1.

Antenna Technology Pioneer Leads The Way To Cord-Cutting With Style And Innovation

ONTARIO, CA, July 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANTOP Antenna, a global leader in the development of digital indoor and outdoor HDTV antennas, utilizes the latest technology and design to enhance consumers' options for cutting the cord on high priced pay TV.

17 mn SVoD homes to generate $ 1.8 bn in West Asia & Africa by '22

MUMBAI: Middle East (West Asia) & North Africa OTT TV episodes and movies will generate revenues of US$1.75 billion by 2022; more than quadruple the US$428 million recorded in 2016. According to the Middle East and North Africa OTT TV & Video Forecasts report, SVoD's dominance of the sector will grow.

Middle East & North Africa OTT TV and Video Forecasts

LONDON July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East & North Africa OTT TV episodes and movies will generate revenues of $1.75 billion by 2022; more than quadruple the $428 million recorded in 2016. According to the Middle East and North Africa OTT TV & Video Forecasts report, SVOD's dominance of the sector will grow.

Do or die time for digital TV operators

After three years of digital TV operations, a clear-cut picture is emerging of those who will rise and those who will fall by the wayside. Industry experts agree that over the next several years, only 10 digital TV operators, based on TV viewership ratings and advertising revenue, will survive,....

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Dynatronics Announces Strategic Alliance Partnership with Zimmer MedizinSysteme

Under the terms of the agreement, Dynatronics will be the exclusive U.S. distributor for Zimmer's ThermoPro TM (Shortwave Diathermy), enPuls TM (Radial Pulse Th...

Ham radio licensing test offered Nov. 11

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offers periodic license testing for all classes of amateur radio license. There is one more license test session for 2017. It wil...

Somalia: Radio Garowe fundraising for Mogadishu victims

GAROWE, Puntland - The independently-owned Radio Garowe (RG), the sister publication of Garowe Online launched a fundraising campaign for Mogadishu truck bombin...

Harris supplying tactical radios to Navy, Marines

"This award stems from our successful long-standing track record of developing and delivering the most advanced family of tactical radios," Chris Young , presid...

US Department of Navy Awards Harris Corporation $765 Million IDIQ Contract for Tactical Radios

Highlights: Supports current and emerging Department of Navy tactical radio requirements; Includes the Harris AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-152A and the new AN/PRC-160 ra...

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By Paul Goble One of the defining characteristics of the Putin years has been Moscow’s fear that someone somewhere will succeed in launching a color revolution ...

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By Paul Goble On Saturday evening after the commemoration of the anniversary of the Russian sacking of Kazan in 1552, a second meeting was held among representa...

Tatar Activist Calls On All Non-Russians To Vote Against Putin – OpEd

Second, her words underscore the centrality of the language issue for the non-Russians and demonstrate that Putin by his incautious language concerning the righ...

Russian Personality Cults From Kerensky To Putin – OpEd

By Paul Goble Leader cults have been an integral part of the Russian political system from the time the tsar was overthrown up to today, but they have evolved o...

Flight returns to Sacramento after possible bird strike

An American Airlines flight from Sacramento to Texas returned to Sacramento International Airport after a possible bird strike, according to news reports. Fligh...

The Latest: Final tally of pledges for Rohingya put at $335M

GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The head of the United Nations refugee agency says g...

Foo Fighters coming to The Woodlands in 2018

AUSTIN - Get ready to rock with the Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold world tour during their stop in The Woodlands on April 19, 2018. Tickets go on sale Nov. 3 a...

NCAT, ICAO Partner On Airport Verification Training

By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) has partnered with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to training avi...

Royal Life Saving Bahrain concludes ILS Pool Lifeguards course

Manama, Oct. 23 (BNA): Royal Life Saving Bahrain recently held the first International Life Saving (ILS) recognised Pool Lifeguard Course. The 4-day training (1...

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...

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...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

AP — Israel’s right-wing government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world...

68-year-old presenter plays Fat Boy Slim on new Christian radio show

A SELF-described "silver-surfer" is broadcasting her own Christian radio show. Eve Robertson, of Knightwick, launched her show on Longside Radio, a not-for-prof...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 – Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

This well-connected Texas Republican might challenge Ted Cruz ‘to get things done’

The strongest challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s 2018 Texas re-election campaign might come from a Christian TV executive with a Republican legacy that goes back...

FAKE NEWS! Donald Trump appears to claim he INVENTED the word 'fake'

DONALD Trump appears to have claimed he invented the word "fake" during an interview in the US. The President made the bizarre statement while talking to one of...

Donald Trump takes credit for 'fake news', but dictionary disputes

Donald Trump has appeared to take credit for coining the word "fake" in his fight against the media, saying it is "one of the greatest of all terms" he has come...

Little Richard Says He’s Not Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

Little Richard Says He Isn’t Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

DRM best system as it utilises existing tech, uses less spectrum: Pal

NEW DELHI: Even as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has scheduled an open house discussion on digital radio broadcasting based on a paper issued by it ...

KBYU-TV will no longer be a PBS station in 2018 — and KBYU-FM will abandon classical music

BYU Broadcasting is giving up its PBS television affiliation and abandoning its classical music format on radio. As of June 30, KBYU-Channel 11 will terminate ...

At a glance: No. 11 OSU at No. 22 West Virginia

NO. 11 OSU VS. NO. 22 WEST VIRGINIA. •When: 11 a.m., Saturday. •Where: Milan Puskar Stadium; Morgantown, W.Va. •TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-vers...

CBS Corporation : Launches Exchange Offer To Split-Off CBS Radio

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) ("CBS") today announced the commencement of an exchange offer for the separation o...

Digital radio broadcasting issues to be discussed under TRAI aegis in Delhi on 25 Oct

NEW DELHI: An Open House Discussion is being held later this month on the Consultation Paper issued earlier this year on Digital Radio Broadcasting by the Telec...

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 terrestri...

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 t...

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 w...

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 c...

Alphabet’s ‘Project Loon’ balloons are delivering 4G LTE to hurricane affected areas of Puerto Rico

’s parent Alphabet Inc. said on Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers wer...

MTS selects Ericsson to prepare network for 5G and IoT

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and MTS, the largest telecommunications operator in Russia, have agreed to upgrade the network of MTS. Ericsson will deliver the newest ...

Alphabet’s Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico

By Karen Graham Oct 21, 2017 in Technology AT&T and Alphabet announced late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Googl...

Rollback of Jio Freebies, a breather to competitors

Reliance financial results always have surprises, but the latest from Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), had eyebrows a...

Alphabet’s Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico

By Karen Graham yesterday in Technology AT&T and Alphabet announced late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Google p...

Display of Western Armenia map at Cologne event causes outrage among Turks

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 570970 Fax 00 37412 570007. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US, when asked whether Iran is open to changes to the nuclear agreement, Khoshroo said “every word and every...

Iran’s UN envoy: IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US, when asked whether Iran is open to changes to the nuclear agreement, Khoshroo said, “Every word and ever...

Ukrainian auditors reveal millions misspent of Eurovision 2017 funds

While auditing Ukraine’s National Public Broadcasting Company (PBC) on the subject of expenses relating to the preparation for and conduct of the Eurovision son...

James O'Keefe's Overwhelming Dishonesty

James O’Keefe wants you to think that he’s a journalist. That the undercover videos shot for his Project Veritas are all that keep rampant liberalism from runni...

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...

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...

Vic man charged with pirate transmissions A Victorian man has been charged following an investigation into pirate radio transmissions that interfered with emergency service radio networks.

A man has been charged with making pirate transmissions that interfered with emergency services radio networks. Police charged the 42-year-old man with causing ...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI — A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC s...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) — A pirate radio station popular in Miami’s Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) - A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

“There’s nothing funny about pirate radio, which interferes with the lawful use of the airwaves and can disrupt public safety communications,” FCC Chairman Ajit...