News tagged with television broadcasters

Regulators propose grant program for public safety

(AP) -- Federal regulators will recommend that Congress devote up to $16 billion over 10 years to pay for a nationwide wireless broadband network that would allow police officers, firefighters and other emergency workers ...

Feb 25, 2010
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FCC offers early peak at national broadband plan

(AP) -- Expanding the fund that subsidizes telephone service for poor and rural communities and finding more spectrum for wireless broadband services will be key pieces of a federal plan to bring high-speed Internet connections ...

Dec 16, 2009
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Cisco going from Internet plumber to platform

Cisco chief executive John Chambers said Tuesday that the computer switching colossus is changing from the Internet's "plumber" to a platform and provider of products for online work and leisure.

Dec 08, 2009
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Television control for the remote

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cheap way to deliver interactive communications to remote communities has been successfully tested in Brazil and Italy.

Dec 08, 2009
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New software shows British TV live on iPhone

British broadcaster Sky launched an iPhone application Tuesday which allows viewers to watch live TV on the move and is thought to be the first commercial TV service backed by the broadcaster itself.

Nov 10, 2009
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England first as game live on Internet, in cinemas

England's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine on Saturday is to make history by being the team's first international to be shown live in cinemas and on the Internet but not on TV, media group Perform said.

Oct 05, 2009
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Why cable TV bills are rising

(PhysOrg.com) -- Consumers often grouse that their cable television bills go up every year, but multichannel video program distributors (MVPD) are often just passing along ever increasing costs, says a new report from Ball ...

Jul 13, 2009
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Are you ready for digital TV?

(PhysOrg.com) -- If everything goes as planned, on Feb. 17 the long-awaited switch from analog to digital broadcasting will take place and millions of analog television sets across the nation will go black. Temple University ...

Jan 20, 2009
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