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DIRECTV Sat-Go Is Ready for the Road

Just in time for the summer travel season, DIRECTV, Inc., the nation’s leading satellite television service provider, is launching DIRECTV Sat-Go (“Satellite-to-Go”), the world’s first portable satellite TV system. Beginning today, the DIRECTV Sat-Go unit, created by DIRECTV and TV producer/writer, Rick Rosner, is available to DIRECTV customers for $1,499. DIRECTV customers who are interested […]  More

ESPN’s Erhardt Named CAB Chairman

Top ESPN sales executive Edward Erhardt was named chairman of the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau, the industry trade group said. Erhardt, president of ESPN customer marketing and sales, succeeds Comcast Spotlight president Charles Thurston as CAB chairman. MuitiChannel News.  More

Desktopbox wins Television Broadcast magazine’s Top Innovation Award at NAB 2007

Desktopbox, was awarded the “Top Innovation Award” from Television Broadcast magazine at the NAB 2007 convention held in Las Vegas last month. The company’s innovative Desktopbox Live Software was selected for the award. Desktopbox live software uses computer web browser technologies to automatically select live web links a user might want to see while watching […]  More

HD-SDI Up Converter Added to the TV One Product Lineup

The new 1T-C2-520 adds to the list of high-quality conversion devices available through the TV One-task product line. The 1T-C2-520 converts DVI-D 720p or 1080i HD signals to HD-SDI or analog YPbPr or RGBHV to HD-SDI. Since it also converts standard analog YUV signals at 525i or 625i to SD-SDI, it is the perfect product […]  More

NetSuite helps BMW ORACLE Racing find smooth sailing with expenses, reports for America’s Cup

BMW ORACLE Racing is running its entire financial operations on NetSuite, including its global accounts, payables, taxes, financial reporting and complete team expenses, leading up to the America’s Cup and the Louis Vuitton Cup races. With NetSuite, BMW ORACLE Racing runs its global business smoothly around the clock across three continents — from Anacortes, Washington; […]  More

Titan named media partner of NFL in China

The NFL has reached an agreement with Titan Media to become the official sports media partner of the NFL in China. As part of the agreement, Titan, publisher of Titan Sports, the largest, most influential and widely-read sports newspaper in China, will increase its coverage of the NFL and American football, bringing the excitement of […]  More

Imus Ready to Sue CBS Radio

Don Imus is getting ready to sue CBS Radio. According to several reports, the former morning host on WFAN-AM in New York and syndicated to about 60 other radio stations, has hired attorney Martin Garbus to represent him in a wrongful breach of contract suit. Full Story  More

Viewcast encoder taps into power of MPEG-4

ViewCast has introduced its next generation of Niagara SCX encoder management and monitoring software for Niagara Streaming Systems and Osprey Video capture cards, the Niagara SCX Pro. The new SCX Pro features MPEG-4, Part 2/H.263 and MPEG-4, Part 10/H.264 live streaming encoding. The H.263 streaming format is required for legacy cell phones while H.264 is […]  More

Independent Wrestling Promotion RING OF HONOR signs PPV deals with In Demand, TVN and Echostar

Ring Of Honor Wrestling (ROH), in association with G-Funk Sports & Entertainment, has concluded programming and distribution deals for PPV and VOD wrestling cards with iN DEMAND Networks, TVN and EchoStar Communications Corporation’s DISH Network, making the critically-acclaimed ROH brand available for the first time ever to approximately 50 million American households. The agreement calls […]  More

As the Camera Turns, Teams Await Verdicts of the Video

The New York Times says this scene has become a fixture in the N.H.L. playoffs — a referee standing outside the penalty box, a phone receiver pressed to his ear. The result of a video review puts the arena crowd, a television audience and two teams in technological purgatory.  More