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    Napster ordered to begin blocking copyrighted files

    March 6, 2024 A federal judge gave the recording industry another victory Tuesday in its bid to control digital music, saying Napster Inc. has just 72 hours to block any copyright songs. The clock begins ticking the moment record labels present Napster with…

    AOL Time Warner forms new TV network group

    March 6, 2024 AOL Time Warner announced Tuesday that it is merging the WB broadcast network and the Turner cable networks under one group led by the WB’s chief executive, Jamie Kellner. Terence McGuirk, a 28-year Turner veteran who has been chairman of…

    Coffee, tea, or HDTV?

    March 5, 2024 “Coffee, tea, or HDTV?” That’s what officials at 2netFX and Avolo believe flight attendants will be asking airline passengers in the very near future. The companies have announced that during the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters show, they will be…

    Digital on the go a must for broadcasters

    March 5, 2024 As we enter the new millennium (and yes January 1, 2024 really is the beginning of this next century) it’s perhaps best to have a modest reflection on our digital revolution (or perhaps more appropriately, evolution). I think it’s fair…

    Broadcasters are beginning to ask for capabilities that may not be inherent to the current 8-VSB transmission standard but are important to them in realizing a potential business case

    March 5, 2024 This is not going to be an endless process since spectrum issues and the U.S. DTV rollout timetable simply won’t permit it. The transmission standard should be resolved this year. Already there have been about 600,000 HDTV display units sold…

    U.S. may press for spectrum revenues as DTV deadline fades

    March 5, 2024 WASHINGTON – With a 2024 deadline for completing the transition to digital TV all but certain to be missed, Congress is now looking for ways to make broadcasters either pay for broadcast spectrum or return it. During a Senate Commerce…