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BBC launches new Korean language service, available in North Korea

LONDON (AFP) - The BBC launched a new Korean language radio and online service on Tuesday (Sept 26) that will be available to listeners in North Korea if the signal is not blocked. The service, part of the BBC's biggest global expansion since the 1940s, will have a dedicated team of journalists in Seoul, London and Washington.

BBC launches new Korean language service

LONDON: The BBC launched a new Korean language radio and online service on Tuesday (Sep 26) that will be available to listeners in North Korea if the signal is not blocked. The service, part of the BBC's biggest global expansion since the 1940s, will have a dedicated team of journalists in Seoul, London and Washington.

BBC launches new Korean language service

By AFP 1 hour ago in World The BBC launched a new Korean language radio and online service on Tuesday that will be available to listeners in North Korea if the signal is not blocked. The service, part of the BBC's biggest global expansion since the 1940s, will have a dedicated team of journalists in Seoul, London and Washington.

Possibility Telephone Bomb Threats Test Of Russia’s Security Services ‘Can’t Be Excluded’ – OpEd

By Paul Goble In the absence of any specific findings, “it is not excluded,” Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko says, that the anonymous telephone warnings about bombs that have forced the evacuation of facilities in Russia over the last two weeks may be “a test of [Russia’s] special services.

International recognition for RNZ's Multimedia Journalism

RNZ has been shortlisted alongside some of the world’s leading broadcasters and news organisations in the prestigious Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) awards announced in the UK. An international panel of judges has recognised RNZ’s multimedia excellence in audio, video, and presentation categories.

- Radio on the rise

Presenter Halima Abba Ibrahim speaks into a microphone during a shortwave broadcast at a radio station in Nigeria's northern region of Kano, 18 January 2016. This statement was originally published on on 12 September 2017. indexoncensorship The retro medium of radio is back, as we explore in the ,....

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Consequently, even if the authorities do identify one or another of the callers or those behind that individual or group, others are likely to make use of the same tactic, against which at least for the time being the Russian authorities appear powerless to stop, however much economic damage these evacuations may cause.

Competing Mobilizations: Minsk Promoting Belarusianization; Moscow, Re-Sovietization – OpEd

By Paul Goble Minsk is promoting the Belarusianization of Belarus while Mmoscow is pushing its re-Sovietization. But because both are being imposed from above, specialists on that country say, it is unclear whether the former will promote cultural security or the latter undermine it.

Radio waves 'make the sky glow': Artificial aurora to be created over western Arctic

The experiment is out of the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) Observatory at Gakona, AK, and is planned for 9:30 p.m. Alaska time. Chris Fallen, an assistant research professor at the Geophysical Institute of University of Alaska Fairbanks, will attempt to create the artificial airglow in the sky.

Calls To Restore Chinese Name For Tuva Rile Russians – OpEd

Tuva or Bust. It did attract the interest of some when during perestroika, violent clashes between Tuvans and ethnic Russians led to the departure of many of the latter. (At present, Tuva, located on the Mongolian border, has approximately 320,000, 80 percent of whom are ethnic Tuvans, according to the 2010 census.

How SES’ O3b mPower system shows future of global connectivity

By Prince Osuagwu LUXEMBOURG-based provider of satellite communications, SES, at the just concluded International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Netherlands, launched a revolutionary and powerful networks system tagged O3b mPOWER. Internet-speed. The system appears the beginning of a new era in....

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

has bought a UK business licence to allow the parents of autistic children to keep in touch with their kids through radio handsets. The idea started when CRC member James Preece got nervous when his autistic son, 11-year-old Thomas, went out riding his bike on his own.

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

MUMBAI: Content is the king, but technology is the supreme general. Voot has won the coveted International Broadcasting Convention 2017 (IBC2017) Innovation Award for Content Distribution for its Progressive Web App (PWA) product - Voot Lite, in Amsterdam on 17 September.

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

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region of islands and atolls in the Massim district of Milne Bay Province by boat, visiting places most people would not think of seeing.

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joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise, but it is anything but as it includes features which Russian doctrine requires Moscow maintain exclusive control over and is intended to send a message to the West Moscow but not necessarily Minsk wants sent, Arseniy Sinitsky says.

Week Ahead

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Karakalpak Separatism Re-Emerging After Karimov’s Death With New Call For Integration With Kazakhstan – OpEd

Not too much should be made of this map, but it does have the virtue of attracting more attention to something that otherwise might have been ignored: the revival of Karakalpak nationalist separatism in Uzbekistan following the death of Islam Karimov, a revival that more than one capital has an interest in.

Apalya displays OTT solutions at IBC

Apalya, the pioneer of mobile TV in Asia, will display their full spectrum of OTT services enabled for all devices at IBC 2017, Amsterdam. International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2017 is a premier entertainment and media show that will host over 1,700 exhibitors from September 15-19.

Apalya displays OTT solutions at IBC

Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Apalya, the pioneer of mobile TV in Asia, will display their full spectrum of OTT services enabled for all devices at IBC 2017, Amsterdam. Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Apalya, the pioneer of mobile TV in Asia, will display their full spectrum of OTT services enabled for all devices at IBC 2017, Amsterdam.

Poll: Russians Think History Is Important But Don’t Know Many Important Facts – OpEd

By Paul Goble Few people live in a more historically saturated country than do the Russians of today, especially under a president who prefers to talk about the past rather than the future and in the centenary year of the 1917 revolutions. But a new survey shows that many Russians don’t have a clear grasp on important facts.

IBM and IBC Report: Increased Viewing of Mobile Video Content is Driving Consumer Demand for Better Content Experiences

- More than half of consumers watch videos on mobile devices - expected to grow 45 percent in three years- 92 percent of media and entertainment executives say cognitive will play an important role in the future of their business. ARMONK, N.Y., and AMSTERDAM, Sept.

Divide Between People And Republic Regimes In North Caucasus Becoming Unbridgeable – OpEd

By Paul Goble The gap between the powers that be in the North Caucasus republics and the populations of these regions is growing, taking the form among the older generation of apathy and among the younger one social aggressiveness and creating a situation in which the authorities are rapidly losing control, historian Kirill Shevchenko says.

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In Perm, nine schools, the railway station, two trade centers, and the city administration were shut down as a precaution; in Krasnoyarsk, seven stores and trade centers; in Vladivostok, five trade centers, several magazines and apartment blocks; in Chelyabinsk, ten trade and entertainment centers;....

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

If you tuned into just the right shortwave radio frequency in the 1970s, you might hear a creepy computerized voice reading out a string of numbers. It was the Cold War, and the coded messages were rumored to be secret intelligence broadcasts from "number stations" located around the globe.

AT IBC: Data Expedition, Inc. and M&E Customers Available to Discuss Accelerated Data Transport Challenges and Results

AMSTERDAM, Sep 11, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- (IBC)– Data Expedition, Inc. [®] (DEI [®] ) , creator of the world’s only data transport software that instantly adapts to fully utilize any network path, and four of the company’s media and entertainment customers, are available for in-person or phone....

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By Paul Goble Many evaluate the threat to the survival to languages spoken by relatively few people by focusing on when the last native speakers of these languages will die; but they may need to worry about another threat, one that the authorities in the country they live in has more control over:....

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

Bill Steele is a collector of odd things. A year ago, for example, he bought the site of the last double hanging in New Brunswick. His latest purchase is less m...

PNG govt to extend public radio services

Papua New Guinea's communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. He marked this week's World Radio Day by saying radio is a ...

Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher

For many of us, radio brings to mind film songs and singsong RJs. But for media expert and community radio practitioner R Sreedher, radio is a tool that holds a...

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...

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Asymmetrical Federalism Still ‘Lesser Evil’ For Russia – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many Russians currently are pushing for the equalization of all the federal subjects and the radical decentralization of power in the country, but...

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is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

North Korean journalists to join world sports press

By Ko Dong-hwan Pyongyang is hoping that its sports journalists, having come to South Korea to monitor the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, will soon join the ...

Russian Demographic Collapse Driving Ethnic Shifts In Non-Russian Republics – OpEd

th century, the share of non-Russians in the population of most non-Russian republics of the Russian Federation increased because the non-Russians had significa...

Stormzy, Dua Lipa win big at Brit Awards

Gorillaz was named best British group, while the Foo Fighters won the award for best international group for the fourth time, beating out the likes of Arcade Fi...

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on I...

TIA Remains Open But Some Flights Are Canceled

TULSA, Oklahoma - While roadways in Green Country are slick, ice has not yet caused serious problems for runways at Tulsa International Airport. TIA says the ru...

Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race

His concern includes how the 39-year-old bachelor could afford a $1.72 million mortgage on a $2.3 million Lake Simcoe waterfront home and who paid for his inter...

Malacanang Rejects US, International Claims That Duterte Threatens Democracy

MANILA – The Philippines’ presidential Malacanang Palace rejected on Wednesday a United States intelligence report branding President Rodrigo Duterte a threat t...

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...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

WCTL collects over 9,000 homemade Valentines for veterans

Residents at the Soldiers and Sailors Home are also celebrating Valentine's Day. Residents are enjoying live music and festive treats to ring in the holiday. Pe...

Rwanda Shuts Down Radio Station For Denigrating Women

Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said Monday. The radio sta...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

By AFP 2 hours ago in World Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

BLUE EYE, MO (Tim Funk/The Charlotte Observer) - Three decades after his PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sex scandals, Jim Bakker is back ...

Live Videos | Trump Pastor Mark Burns First Visit to Rhode Island

Pastor Mark Burns, who has been labeled by Time magazine as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor” and is the Co-Founder and CEO of the NOW Television Network, a Christian...

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 ...

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...

Souter gets behind superfast broadband for rural business

THE investment vehicle of Sir Brian Souter has backed a company which uses spare radio frequencies made available by the shift from analogue to digital televisi...

SC paves way for digital broadcasting

Kathmandu, February 18. The government’s plan to switch country’s analogue television broadcasting system to digital is expected to gain momentum, as the Suprem...

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

London Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized ...

Realising a Digital Revolution

Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to ...

Line of the times

Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operator...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

5G will be less sizzle, more substance at MWC CNET

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by CNET 5G will bring ...

Sorry, I can't hear you, the line's VoLTE

EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics. The introducti...

Port Renfrew, Jordan River earthquake-tsunami warning tests a success

Four high-tech earthquake and tsunami early-warning sirens are up and running on southern Vancouver Island after successful testing over the weekend, says Mike ...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023 by Component, Data Rate, and Application

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

Is you child bored at home today? Here’s a new free game to learn and have fun, too.

With students out of school Monday for President’s Day, it’s a good time to be aware of a new online game offering free help in math for children in kindergarte...

Film by Award-Winning NU-Q Professor to Be Broadcast on U.S. Network

Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who haws co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on ...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and ...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

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 ...

Stormin: grime pioneer who reinvigorated the rave scene

SaSaSaS’ set at Belgium’s Rampage 2017 festival. The scale and organisation of SaSaSaS’s performances are, in a sense, light years from the barely-cohering chao...

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the p...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

A pair of unlicensed radio stations that for years had broadcast music, community events and more from high in the Boulder County foothills fell silent this wee...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

Gretchen Vahle holds a sign at the start of the Frozen Dead Guy Days parade in Nederland on March 12, 2016. KNED 93.1 FM, an unlicensed radio station that had b...

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...