News tagged with television broadcasts

Russia launches Chinese satellite

A Russian Proton-M rocket completed the successful launch Saturday of an advanced Chinese communications satellite that should help expand television coverage in parts of Southeast Asia.

Nov 26, 2011
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Japan goes digital after turning off analogue TV

Japan on Sunday shifted to digital terrestrial broadcasting, switching off its analogue television network in all areas except those worst hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, the government said.

Jul 25, 2011
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Under fire, US eyes Internet to reach Chinese

The US broadcasting agency said it saw the Internet as the future for reaching China despite its firewall, as it came under fire from lawmakers for slashing short-wave radio service.

Apr 07, 2011
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Court bars streaming of TV programming online

(AP) -- In a key victory for television broadcasters, a federal court has ordered a Seattle start-up called ivi Inc. to stop distributing broadcast signals over the Internet without their consent.

Feb 22, 2011
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FCC chairman seeks conditions on Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission proposed regulatory conditions Thursday to ensure that cable giant Comcast Corp. cannot stifle video competition once it takes control of NBC Universal.

Dec 23, 2010
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Qualcomm pulls plug on Flo TV device sales

US technology company Qualcomm said Tuesday that it was suspending sales of its Flo TV "personal television" sets as it examines the future of the mobile TV service.

Oct 06, 2010
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Melding Wi-Fi with digital TV 'white space'

Rice University researchers have won a $1.8 million federal grant for one of the nation's first, real-world tests of wireless communications technology that uses a broad spectral range -- including dormant broadcast television ...

Sep 02, 2010
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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.

Aug 26, 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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