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2014-03-27 08:30:15

TV Service Providers Earn Lowest Average Scores in Fourth Annual Temkin Experience Ratings Covering 268 Companies Across 19 Industries WABAN, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright House and DirecTV deliver the best customer experience in the TV services industry, according to the 2014 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual ranking of companies based on a study of 10,000 U.S. consumers. Bright House continues its three-year reign as the highest-rated TV service provider, earning a rating...

2014-03-26 00:21:57

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S3 Group, a global leader in test automation and system integration for pay TV operators, has been selected by Astro, the leading pay-TV operator in Malaysia, to help it scale and accelerate the development of its digital TV platform using S3 Group's leading test automation platform, StormTest® Development Center. Astro is recognized for its innovation in the pay-TV market, using cutting-edge technology for operational excellence and quality...

2014-03-18 23:00:11

Announced today, the U.S. multichannel segment posted its first full-year decline in subscriptions, according to SNL Kagan estimates for cable, DBS and telco offerings at the end of 2013. Monterey, California (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Announced today, the U.S. multichannel segment posted its first full-year decline in subscriptions, according to SNL Kagan estimates for cable, DBS and telco offerings at the end of 2013. While seasonally driven quarterly declines have become routine for...

2014-03-11 08:37:57

"smartLNB" Provides Return Path to Transform Mass-Market Direct-to-Home Satellite Services PARIS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATEME, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry is joining forces with satellite operator Eutelsat Communications, its innovation team and partners to demonstrate advanced video-on-demand (VOD) over satellite using Eutelsat's "smart LNB". This product provides a satellite return link that allows encrypted Digital Rights...

2014-03-07 16:22:14

Artists Including Soundgarden, Snoop Dogg, Damon Albarn and Phantogram Will Be Filmed For The Award-Winning Series' Eighth Season Live in Austin, TX Thursday, March 13 - Saturday, March 15 LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DIRECTV and Guitar Center are proud to announce that the Award-winning music television series Guitar Center Sessions will be filming all-new episodes live in Austin, TX during SXSW 2014. Posting up on the rooftop of the Starr Building (503 Colorado St.), Guitar...

2014-02-27 16:25:21

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox will offer our customers in Virginia free access to NHL Center Ice: Race to the Cup this weekend, so you can watch National Hockey League games from across the country. The free preview comes just in time to watch teams jockey for position to get into the playoffs. Cox Advanced TV customers can watch the network's live hockey coverage on the following Cox channels until March 4th. Standard Definition...

2014-02-21 08:24:40

The PCTV 461e brings high definition DVB-S and DVB-S2 digital satellite TV to Windows based PCs. Linux support is also now available. BRAUNSCHWEIG, Germany, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hauppauge Digital Inc subsidiary, PCTV Systems Sarl has launched the PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e), a high definition digital satellite TV receiver, designed for both Windows and Linux based systems. The 461e can receive free-to-view HD digital satellite broadcasts in Europe and the Middle East from...

2014-02-19 12:25:37

Encourages Buckeye Subscribers to join the thousands of former Buckeye subscribers that have already switched to other video providers like Dish Network, DirecTV and AT&T U-verse TOLEDO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, the owner of WNWO-TV (NBC in Toledo, Ohio) announced today that retransmission consent negotiations with Buckeye Cable ("Buckeye") have ended without the parties reaching an agreement. As a result, the failure of Buckeye to carry WNWO will...

2014-02-13 23:29:19

Company to provide systems to support the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) operations. Plano, TX (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 ASC Signal Corporation has been selected by Newtec to provide over 50 satellite antennas across Europe. The antennas will be used to support Newtec’s construction of a new broadcast distribution network for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), as part of an aggressive rollout of new technology expected to be completed later this year. ASC is providing the network...

2014-02-06 12:25:21

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced the launch of an inquiry regarding satellite services used to provide telecommunications services to northern and remote communities in Canada. This inquiry will be led by CRTC Commissioner Candice Molnar and will focus on communities that depend on such technology. In a decision released last December concerning telecommunications services in certain...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Parabolic Mirror -- A parabolic reflector or parabolic dish is a reflective device formed in the shape of a paraboloid of revolution. Parabolic reflectors can either collect or distribute energy such as light, sound, or radio waves. The parabolic reflector functions due to the geometric properties of the paraboloid shape: if the angle of incidence to the inner surface of the collector equals the angle of reflection, then any incoming ray that is parallel to the axis of the dish will be...

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Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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