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4/15/2021

The Parents Television Council has changed its name to Parents Television and Media Council to better reflect its mission to advocate for responsible entertainment on all entertainment media platforms.

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4/15/2021

Rohde & Schwarz is releasing a new version (version 6.9.1) of its R&S Clipster mastering system that extends support for Dolby Atmos multichannel surround sound production technology and the latest IMF (ST2067-X) delivery standards.

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4/15/2021

Telestream has announced a slate of new products that are meant to address some of the biggest trends in the video industry, specifically the transitions to IP, 4K/UHD and working in the cloud.

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4/15/2021

ARRI has endorsed B-Mount as a universal 24 V battery industry standard and announced it will be used in its current and future cameras and lights.

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4/15/2021

Results of the 2021 NAB Television and Radio Board elections have been announced, which included Byron Allen, founder, chairman and CEO of Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios, as a newly elected board member.

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4/15/2021

PESA Switching Systems has named Sara Kudrle as the director of global marketing. In her new role, Kudrle will lead PESA’s marketing initiatives, increasing channel and sales activities.

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4/15/2021

With Parks Associates reporting that 40% of U.S. homes have some kind of WiFi trouble, the restoration of microUSB Ethernet support on the new Roku Express 4K+ seems like a smart move.

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4/15/2021

As the Biden Administration launches its effort to explore reforms of the Supreme Court, one of the fixes that court watchdog group Fix the Court said should be on the table is expanded media access.

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4/15/2021

A contract impasse keeping Charter Communications pay TV subscribers from downloading the Spectrum TV app on Roku has moved into its fifth month.

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4/15/2021

A bipartisan measure was introduced in the Senate aimed at making it easier for rural broadband service providers to obtain and afford licenses to build along federal rights-of-way. Sens. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., are sponsoring the Accelerating Rural Broadband Deployment Act, which USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter termed "a common sense approach to increase high-speed connectivity."

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