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Why Sling TV marks the beginning of a new era — Quartz

The internet and television have finally converged. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, Dish Network will begin rolling out the first live television service delivered entirely over the internet and available across the United States. It’s called Sling TV and costs $20 a month for a small set of channels—including, crucially, ESPN—intended to appeal to young Americans uninterested in large […]

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The Untold Story of Tosca Musk and the Rise of Internet Television

It was the mid-‘90s when University of British Columbia film student, Tosca Musk, returned to her birth land of South Africa. Amid the dry desert air, she traveled towards Johannesburg where her father, Erol, owned a six-acre plot of land. Upon arrival, Musk surveyed the property—there were small horse farms, and vegetation scattered sparsely among […]

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Nigeria’s endless wait for digital broadcasting/ internet television | The Guardian Nigeria News

Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta. PHOTO: YouTube The world is in a digital era and the prevailing technological changes have a huge impact on all media forms. Television, which is not an exception, is today facing rapid transition towards Internet-based services. Before now, television was once as simple as radio – scheduled […]

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What caused a massive Internet and television blackout?

Thousands of customers were affected on Friday when Comcast Xfinity suffered a massive outage across the country. The guilty? Two staple fiber cables. Customers began to complain of a widespread blackout of internet, television and phone services early on Friday. The company confirmed the outage at around 2:30 p.m., about two hours after it began. […]

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Sanjay describing the battle of Kurukshetra in Dhritarashtra, proof that Internet, television existed at the time: Tripura CM

In the statement proving that advances in Indian science technology go back millennia, Tripura’s new chief minister, Biplab Deb, said television and internet services date back to the Ramayana and Mahabharata times. While defending her statement, Deb said Sanjay, who described the series of events to blind King Dhritarashtra as the two sat in the […]

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How is Disney dealing with the threat of Internet TV?

– By Sangara Narayanan Disney (DIS) is an entertainment conglomerate with revenues derived from multiple segments, their media network which includes high-profile names such as ESPN, ABC and several Disney chains, parks and resorts spread across the globe, from products consumer, studio entertainment units that produce and acquire live and animated action films, from live […]

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Apple is set to launch over-the-top Internet TV service this fall

Apple’s television ambitions are expected to materialize this fall. They will not arrive in the form of a physical TV but rather an online TV service that will broadcast around 25 channels according to people familiar with the subject, as reported. The Wall Street Journal. The service, which would be available (perhaps exclusively) on Apple […]