All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Broadcasting’

NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video

GoPro’s first partnership with a major professional sports league goes to … the NHL. The NHL and the NHLPA have just announced they are teaming up with GoPro to strap cameras on players, which will allow for some pretty cool in-game footage from the point of view of the men on the ice. “GoPro is the perfect partner for us …

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Vin Scully, Dodgers Announcer, Misses Two Home Games

Vin Scully’s broadcasting career began with the Dodgers in 1950, a whopping 64 years ago. Over that time, Scully has called perhaps more famous moments in sports than any other announcer in history – three perfect games, 19 no-hitters, 25 World Series and 12 All-Star games. Unfortunately, Scully will be out of commission for two Dodgers games due to a …

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AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Winter Olympics

AT&T today announced that it has signed a deal with NBCUniversal to provide network solutions for broadcasts of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AT&T’s network will be utilized to stream coverage of the Olympics to the U.S. throughout February. One highlight of AT&T’s announcement is that the mobile provider will be helping NBC to stream high-definition coverage of …

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Dan Dierdorf to Retire From NFL After 2013 Season

Dan Dierdorf, who was born in Canton, Ohio, has been an NFL broadcaster since 1984 (making him the longest running announcer for the NFL); however, this is unfortunately about to change. CBS announced on Wednesday that Dierdorf will retire at the end of the 2013 season. It is difficult to imagine NFL coverage without the familiar face, but Dierdorf explained …

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Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million For Syracuse Studio

Syracuse University announced this week that the Kari and Dick Clark Foundation has donated $5 million toward the $18 million renovation of studio facilities at the university’s Newhouse School. The renovated studio will be renamed after Dick Clark, the famed radio and American Bandstand host who died last year of a heart attack. ‚ÄúSyracuse was always important to Dick and …

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Keith Olbermann to Host MLB Show on Cable

Turner Broadcasting today announced that veteran news anchor Keith Olbermann will be hosting postseason Major League Baseball (MLB) coverage on TBS later this year. Olbermann will host the cable TV station’s studio show along with MLB hall-of-famer Dennis Eckersley. In addition, hall-of-famer Cal Ripken, Jr. will be joining Ron Darling and Ernie Johnson as TBS’ postseason MLB commentators. Olbermann began …

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Are ISPs “Broadcasters”? Canada Will Find Out.

In Canada, the regulatory agency charged with overseeing broadcast distributors, Internet service providers,and telephone services is the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission – the CRTC. You might think of them as the Canuck FCC. The CRTC has been seeking to redefine Internet Service Providers in Canada as “broadcasters”. They lost lower court battles to do so. Lost appeals court battles …

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