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AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Winter Olympics 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 …

Dan Dierdorf to Retire From NFL After 2013 Season Dan Dierdorf to Retire From NFL After 2013 Season
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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 …

Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million For Syracuse Studio 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 …

Keith Olbermann to Host MLB Show on Cable 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 …

Are ISPs “Broadcasters”? Canada Will Find Out. Are ISPs “Broadcasters”? Canada Will Find Out.
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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 …

An “All Simpsons” Television Station? An “All Simpsons” Television Station?

Would you welcome an “all The Simpsons, all the time” channel into your life? Whatever your reaction, it may be time to make room for such a venture, provided the guys at Fox can demonstrate how much extra revenue such …

Glenn Beck Launches GBTV, a Subscription Internet Network Glenn Beck Launches GBTV, a Subscription Internet Network
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The Glenn Beck Show is moving to the internet. Not just his primetime program, but his radio program and other original content will all be found on GBTV, officially announced today on his website. Glenn Beck had been a breakout …

Facebook, Twitter Banned on French TV Facebook, Twitter Banned on French TV
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You thought some the rules lording over communication here in the States were infuriatingly pedantic, get a load of this: France’s broadcasting regulation organization, the CSA, has banned the casual use of the words “Facebook” and “Twitter” on the air. …