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Republic TV launches Android app

MUMBAI: Republic TV is on a roll. From rocking the ratings chart in launch week itself to going international, the channel has added one more accomplishment to its kitty. The Republic TV Android app is now live. Claiming to be the lightest on phone storage but ‘heaviest on news’, there are three unique features.

Jailed TV journalist's kin seeks probe

The family of a former digital television reporter has sought the Justice Ministry's help to push for a re-investigation into a case in which the reporter was found guilty of masterminding an attempted murder in Prachuap Khiri Khan in 2013. However, the ministry said the evidence presented by convict Natcha Thongyoi's family was incomplete.

More time to make switch to digital TV

Singaporeans still depending on analogue signals to watch free-to-air television will now have an extra year - till Jan 1, 2019 - to switch over to digital. Only about half of the over 139,000 low-income households here have made the switch to digital broadcasting, despite the roll-out of a help scheme three years ago.

Debt-ridden RCom to sell its DTH business​ to Delhi-based Veecon Media

Anil Ambani’s debt-ridden Reliance Communications (RCom) on Monday said that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Delhi-based Veecon Media and Television Limited to sell its non-core DTH business, Reuters reported. RCom said that the MoU with Veecon Media And Television is for....

Analogue broadcast to cease from 2019; About half of needy households have yet to switch to Digital TV

SINGAPORE — Analogue television broadcasting will cease from January 2019, a year later than originally planned. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) extended the cutover date to Digital TV (DTV) to allow households more time to make the switch.

Deadline for end of analogue TV broadcast extended to end-2018: IMDA

SINGAPORE: Households will have one more year to switch to digital TV after the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced on Monday (Nov 6) that the deadline to pull the plug on analogue TV broadcast has been shifted from end-2017 to Dec 31, 2018.

What is digital broadcasting and how do you know if you can receive it?

SINGAPORE - Digital transmissions allow broadcasters to send more signals more efficiently, enabling viewers to receive higher quality images and sound. Other benefits include the ability to toggle the display of subtitles and multiple language options included with programmes.

Analogue broadcasting to end by Jan 1, 2019; deadline extended as needy households not on board yet

SINGAPORE - Singapore will now stop analogue broadcasting from Jan 1, 2019 - a one-year extension of the original timeline. This is because only about half of the over 139,000 low-income households here have made the switch to digital broadcasting, despite the rollout of a help scheme three years ago.

Slovakia Telecoms, Mobile and, Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017

The "Slovakia - Telecoms, Mobile and, Broadband Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Slovakia's telecommunications market. The report analyses the mobile, internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors.

Eastern Europe OTT TV and Video Forecasts

LONDON Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will boost the Eastern European SVOD sector considerably. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/3945961 The Eastern Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report estimates that Netflix will have 3.43 million subscribers by 2022, nearly triple its 2016 result.

Western Europe OTT TV and Video Forecasts

Western European SVOD revenues will increase to $6.5 billion by 2022, up from $2.8 billion in 2016. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/3090929 SVOD [subscription video on-demand] became the region's largest OTT revenue source in 2016 by overtaking AVOD.

Eastern Europe OTT TV and Video Forecasts

LONDON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will boost the Eastern European SVOD sector considerably. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/3945961 The Eastern Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report estimates that Netflix will have 3.43 million subscribers by 2022, nearly triple its 2016 result.

Cogeco Inc.

Cogeco, Inc. operates as a diversified holding company, which engages in providing cable television, Internet, telephony and other telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers in Canada. It operates through the following segments: Communications and Other.

State to ban importation of more TV decoders

The government intends to ban importation of digital television decoders currently in the market starting January 1, 2018. This comes barely three years after Kenyans were treated to a contentious switch from analogue to digital television. According to a statement uploaded in the Communication....

StarTimes showcases more exciting series on StarPlus

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 viewer’s pleasure. StarPlus channel is part of 21st Century Fox’s Star India network, a hindi language general entertainment television based in India.

"Weather" causing Freeview TVs to stop working

Many residents have reported their Freeview TVs have stopped working. Freeview is the UK's most watched digital TV service and around 19 millions homes use it. However, users have said they have had issues since last night. And Freeview has said there is nothing it can do and residents will just have to wait for the weather to change.

DONUT BELIEVE IT Freeview blames AIR PRESSURE for outage that meant fans missed Bake Off Outraged Bake Off fans took to Twitter to express their frustration that they couldn't watch the show's final due to problems with Freeview. The company blamed the is

UNHAPPY viewers missed out on seeing the Great British Bake Off Final when TV service Freeview stopped working because of high AIR PRESSURE. Freeview provides access to digital TV channels through aerials, so viewers can tune in to shows even if they don't have a cable or satellite prescription.

"Weather" causing Freeview TVs to stop working

Many residents have reported their Freeview TVs have stopped working. Freeview is the UK's most watched digital TV service and around 19 millions homes use it. However, users have said they have had issues since last night. And Freeview has said there is nothing it can do and residents will just have to wait for the weather to change.

Freeview users vent on Twitter after TVs stop working

Some have been experiencing poor signal for more than 12 hours, with initial reports coming in at 7pm GMT (15:00 ET) last night. Hundreds of unhappy viewers also took to DownDetector to register their frustration. One user wrote on the DownDetector website; 'Poor signal quality across multiple....

Weather causing Freeview TVs to stop working

Many people have reported their Freeview TVs have stopped working. Freeview is the UK's most watched digital TV service and around 19 millions homes use it. However, users have said they have had issues since last night. And Freeview has said there is nothing it can do and viewers will just have to wait for the weather to change.

Freeview in Essex not working because of the weather

If you've been having problems with your television reception this afternoon, you're not alone. People across the UK have reported that their Freeview digital TV platforms are not working. According to Downdetector , a website dedicated to detecting when digital technology fails, there have been outages across the UK, including Essex.

Freeview in Essex not working because of the weather

If you've been having problems with your television reception this afternoon, you're not alone. People across the UK have reported that their Freeview digital TV platforms are not working. According to Downdetector , a website dedicated to detecting when digital technology fails, there have been outages across the UK, including Essex.

Freeview is DOWN: TVs stop working across the UK

Freeview is the UK's most watched digital TV service and around 19 millions homes use it. Problems are believed to have started last night at around 8pm (16:00 ET), the time the Great British Bake Off final was on. 'We're unable to remedy this', Freeview wrote on its website.

China Digital TV to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 14, 2017

BEIJING Nov. 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....

Airtel Digital TV revenues, op profits rise in Q2 FY 2018

BENGALURU: Airtel Digital TV services (Airtel DTH), the DTH segment of Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel Limited (Airtel), saw revenue grow 10 percent for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2-18, current quarter) as compared to the corresponding year ago quarter (Q2-17, year ago quarter).

Vijay Sales' TVC attacks pain points of online shopping

MUMBAI: Offline retail store, Vijay Sales has launched new commercials pouncing on the inherent weaknesses of the internet. Retailers have started favouring an omni channel approach to sell goods especially in the case of consumer electronics and fashion, which are now being copied by e-tailers, who sell retail goods on the internet.

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

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North Korea’s eerie coded messages RETURN to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans. The BB...

BBC launches Ethiopian, Eritrean radio services

. LONDON: The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritre...

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Paul Goble

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Obasanjo to Buhari: fight corruption on your nose

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has launched another attack at President Muhammadu Buhari over his administration’s handling of anti-corruption fight. In his...

Start-up launches first ever dark chocolate infused with saffron

“Traceability, food safety standards and freshness are big question marks in the spices industry because only a few individual spices have standardized internat...

IFF Q4 results: Sweet and savory modulation portfolio sales increase ..

15 Feb 2018 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has released its financial results and strategic achievements for the fourth quarter and full year...

Hagymatikum as Europe’s best family bath

According to Makó Hiradó , British magazine LuxuryTravelGuide has elected Hagymatikum from Makó, Hungary as the best family-friendly bath in Europe in 2018. The...

Half of Hungarians able to put some money aside – promising economic news

reports that Hungarians are more optimistic about economic matters than in the past, which is proven by recent statistical data, too. The international report o...

33 Food and Agriculture Organizations Building a Better Food System in Washington, D.C.

The 4th Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit is just around the corner, and we’re excited to hear from, collaborate with, and meet our member organizations ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

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...

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

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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

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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

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

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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...