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SK Telecom, in South Korea conducting one of the first live TV broadcasts over a commercial 5G network in 2019.

5G Gaining Momentum In Broadcast, But Universal Infrastructure (And Experience) LaggingJune 11th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The recent news that NTV has become the first Russian TV channel to experiment with 5G broadcast, one of many such transmission tests that have been conducted over the past 18 months, illustrates that broadcasters see a bright future in the next-generation cellular data delivery system.

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Timing: Part 3 - Early SynchronizationJune 4th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Synchronizing became extremely important with the growth of AC power systems, which ended up being used to synchronize all sorts of equipment, from Radar to television.

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Timing: Part 2 - The Birth Of Video RecordingMay 7th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The peculiarities of the motion of planet Earth are responsible for much more than seasons and the midnight sun and it took a while before it was all figured out.

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CableLabs Certifies First Low Latency DOCSIS ModemApril 28th 2021 - 09:00 AM

CableLabs, the industry body responsible for cable TV R&D and standards development, has certified the first cable modem supporting the low latency version of the DOCSIS data over cable specification.

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T-Mobile US Aligns With Google For TV And Drops Own Video BundleApril 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

T-Mobile, one of the big three cellular operators in the US, has abruptly dropped its TV streaming bundle six months after launch and instead lined up with Google to promote YouTube TV, as well as stepping up promotion of the latter’s Android TV platform.

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Timing: Part 1 - Sidereal Or Solar?March 31st 2021 - 09:00 AM

The subjects of timing, synchronizing and broadcasting are inseparable and in this new series John Watkinson will look at the fundamentals of timing, areas in which fundamental progress was made, how we got where we are and where we might be going.

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Contextual ads can now tap into features embedded within images, not just the overall content (image courtesy of Thinkbox, UK).

Contextual Advertising Rises Again From Ashes Of CookiesMarch 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Contextual TV advertising is emerging as a big winner from the demise of cookies for tracking user behaviour in the wake of privacy concerns and legislation such as the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) implemented in May 2018.

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2021 HPA Tech Retreat Goes Virtual On Remote Production And MoreMarch 10th 2021 - 09:00 AM

As one of the last industry events to be held in person last year, the HPA Tech Retreat is going virtual for this year’s gathering of an elite group of broadcasters, production, and post-production professionals. The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) holds this event every year and it has become one of the most anticipated networking and technology showcase events of the entire calendar.

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