News tagged with tv stations

Verizon to auction spectrum worth billions

Verizon Wireless on Wednesday said it will auction a parcel of radio frequencies, which could be worth billions of dollars in an industry scrambling to offer consumers more cellular broadband.

Apr 18, 2012
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Google Fiber strikes deal to carry NFL Network

The National Football League has struck a deal with Google Fiber for carriage of its two cable channels on the search engine's new broadband distribution service it is offering in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan.

Sep 07, 2012
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MetroPCS to sell phones with TV tuners

(AP) -- Cellphone company MetroPCS says it will sell phones with TV tuners this year, which means customers will be able to tune in to broadcasts from local TV stations.

Jan 04, 2012
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Stations must warn if new TV signals lack reach

(AP) -- TV stations must alert viewers if their new digital signals don't reach areas covered by their soon-to-be-defunct analog broadcasts, the Federal Communications Commission has ruled.

Mar 16, 2009
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Exec threatens to pull Fox signal if Aereo goes on

(AP)—A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network is threatening to convert the network to a pay-TV channel if Internet startup Aereo continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers ...

Apr 08, 2013
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Fox affiliates 'on board' with pay TV plan

(AP)—The head of more than 200 TV stations that relay Fox programming says stations are "on board" with a threat to transition to pay TV if Internet upstart Aereo keeps reselling Fox's signal without paying for rights.

Apr 10, 2013
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Afghan web-TV pioneers seek new screen revolution

Trying out a new spa in Kabul, testing the latest spiky hairstyles and swapping gossip—Afghanistan's first Internet TV station tackles subjects that the mainstream channels prefer to ignore.

Mar 12, 2013
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