News tagged with television broadcasts

Government appeals ruling on FCC indecency rule

(AP) -- Federal regulators are appealing a recent court decision that struck down a 2004 government policy that says broadcasters can be fined for allowing even a single curse word on live television.

dateAug 26, 2010 in Telecom
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Multimedia search without detours

Finding a particular song or video is often no easy matter. Manually assigned metadata may be incorrect, and the unpacking of compressed data can slow up the search. DIVAS, a multimedia search engine, uses digital fingerprints ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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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 ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Telecom
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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.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Business
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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.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Telecom
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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.

dateNov 10, 2009 in Software
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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 ...

dateJul 13, 2009 in Economics & Business
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