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Dodgers Fans May Have Reason to Smile; Time Warner Cable Agrees to Arbitration
July 29, 2014 - Though this summer has proven somewhat depressing for some who were looking forward to a ton of hot weather and all that comes with it, it's still summer, and will be for about another seven weeks. Baseball is one of the biggest parts of summer, though for a while, even baseball was looking a bit threatened by recent developments between Time Warner Cable and DirecTV over matters related to Dodgers baseball. But a new development in the matter should inspire a note of confidence as Time Warner Cable says it's ready for arbitration.
Virgin Media Business Partners with Siklu to Provide Free Internet for the Tour de France
July 25, 2014 - An estimated 230,000 people entered Leeds to watch the Grand Depart of the Tour de France. In order to guarantee high speed internet for the crowds of people coming to watch the event, the Leeds Council selected Virgin Media Business. Siklu's tiny Gigabit 60GHz radio was chosen by Virgin Media Business as a backup to make sure everyone receives internet connection.
Next-Gen Digital Broadcasting of FIFA World Cup Now a Reality
July 7, 2014 - The 2014 World Cup is among the world's first sporting events to be filmed and broadcast in ultra HD TV technology. And Sagemcom and Broadcom Corporation can take a lot of credit for that. By leveraging Broadcom's video decoder technology, Sagemcom intends to enable a live broadcast of select 2014 World Cup events in ultra high definition.
MELD Technology Offers Best Seat in the House
June 11, 2014 - For anyone who's ever been to a live event, the issue of perspective is an important one. The best seats in the house are often the most expensive, because such seats offer the best perspective on the event. The 50-yard line seats, the center court seats, the front-row seats and the like all command the best perspectives, and therefore the best prices. But with MELD Technology's new line of white space transmitter, the perspective of the best seat in the house can become a lot more accessible to everyday users.
The TWC-L.A. Dodgers Carriage Crisis: History in the Making?
May 30, 2014 - Until recently, the two certainties in life were death and taxes. But a closer look at what seemed to be a commonplace dispute between a sports content rights holder and potential distribution partners may have carriage deals added to the saying.
ESPN Considers an OTT Service Anchored Around Soccer
May 28, 2014 - ESPN is mulling an over-the-top (OTT) strategy for offering online access to live Major League Soccer games, as a way to add revenue without alienating its existing model of working solely with pay-TV operators for distribution.
TWC, Bright House Add Support for FOX, FOX Sports TV Everywhere Apps
May 23, 2014 - Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks are adding to their TV Everywhere footprints with a new deal with Fox Broadcasting to allow subscribers access to the FOX NOW, FXNOW, FOX Sports GO and Nat Geo TV apps for digital platforms.
US College Sports Networks Deploy Nevion's IP Gateway Technology
May 19, 2014 - Two of the largest college sports networks in the U.S.A. have recently deployed TVG450, a multiple JPEG 2000 gateway solutions from Nevion, to carry broadcast-quality television signals over contribution networks.

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