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Bexel Expands Audio Capabilities with Major Investment, Aligns with new FCC Requirements

Bexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, continues to invest in new technology to better serve its clients by completing a major purchase of audio and RF intercom inventory to strengthen Bexel’s rental equipment offerings. The company plans to invest over $1.5m on new audio technology this year.   “We are excited about this investment, which not only increases our rental inventory, ...

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NAB: How It All Got Started…

Well, here we are, approaching NAB Show!  Once again, I will be present, representing Broadcast Beat Magazine, as I glide through the Show Floor, seeing what I can see of all the newest products and innovations in the studio (broadcast and post-production) industry. Even with all the excitement that the Show brings, ever wonder what “NAB” is or who the ...

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Rohde & Schwarz Offers Installation Solutions for FCC Repack Stations

Columbia, MD, Jan. 29, 2018 — Throughout the ongoing 39-month FCC repack that started in April 2017, 1,049 stations in North America will change channels to clear spectrum space for wireless broadband services. A significant number of these stations have already hired Rohde & Schwarz to provide a turnkey solution for their transmission and other in-building equipment needs to support ...

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Monroe Electronics’ Edward Czarnecki Appointed to FEMA National Advisory Council IPAWS Subcommittee

LYNDONVILLE, N.Y. — July 20, 2017 — Monroe Electronics, a leading provider of emergency information solutions for cable, IPTV, broadcast, government, and university users, today announced that Senior Director for Strategic and Government Affairs Edward Czarnecki has been appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Subcommittee. As a ...

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170 groups ask FCC chairman to safeguard net neutrality

By Andrew V. Pestano   |   March 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM March 8 (UPI) — More than 170 organizations signed an open letter urging FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to safeguard net neutrality the day before he testified before Congress. The letter is signed by organizations of different purposes including the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture,, Greenpeace USA, Iraq ...

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Volicon to Present on Closed Captioning Compliance Workflow at PBS Technology Conference

BURLINGTON, Mass. — March 22, 2016 — Volicon today announced that Andrew Sachs, the company’s vice president of product management, will present during the PBS Technology Conference (TechCon16), April 13-15, at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In a session titled “Closed Captioning Quality Lifecycle” and scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on April 15, Sachs will join Steve Scheel, ...

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Telestream Offers Easy to Use and Automated Solution to Meet New FCC Mandates for Captioning of Online Video Clips

Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, announced that the latest release of its closed captioning software products, MacCaption (for Mac) and CaptionMaker (for Windows), are ready to meet the new FCC rules requiring the captioning of video clips that are posted online. The FCC recently ruled that existing closed captioning requirements for IP delivered video ...

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Up in the Air: FCC Auctions

Well, it’s that time again – Halloween! Well, yes and no – Ghosts and Goblins, Pirates and Princesses, Specters and Superheroes are just around the corner… but what we are concerned with in the skies aren’t ghosts & specters but radio waves (and, OK, pirates). Yes folks, it’s time once again for another round of FCC Auctions! With the value ...

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FCC Votes to Require Closed Captioning for Web Clips

By Stephanie Mlot / July 11, 2014 04:28pm EST   The move extends FCC rules adopted in 2012 to require closed captioning on clips, not just full-length videos. The Federal Communications Commission today unanimously approved a rule that will require closed captioning for certain online videos. The move extends rules that the agency adopted in 2012 to require closed captioning ...

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