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Yesterday, 06:20 AM
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Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


50+ Raycom Media TV Stations No Longer Available On DirecTv
 
 
 
 
 

Yesterday, 06:01 AM
1
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


New on Netflix & Amazon Prime for September 2014

 

 

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Aug 29 2014 04:33 AM
29
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Dish reaches agreement with Fox Sports 1 to carry college football games
 
FOX Sports 1 sporting events will be available to DISH customers with America's Top 200 and above, including the following games this week:
 
8/28/2014 10:00pm Rutgers Washington St.
8/29/2014 9:00pm Colorado St. Colorado
8/30/2014 12:00pm North Dakota St. Iowa St.
8/31/2014 7:30pm SMU Baylor 
 

Aug 29 2014 04:32 AM
29
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Loud TV commercials will get quieter starting next June
 
(engadget.com) - Starting June 4th next year, an improved loudness measurement algorithm will be implemented that should make watching TV a bit more pleasant. How? It won't count the silent parts of an ad that can offset the commercial's average volume measurement, thus bringing the overall audio level down -- something that apparently hasn't been done before....
 

Aug 29 2014 04:31 AM
29
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Amazon's original shows will stream in 4K starting this October
 
(engadget.com) - Earlier this year, Amazon said that its 2014 original series lineup would be shot and eventually streamed in 4K to Samsung UltraHD TVs, and now we know when -- sometime this October. It was Samsung that actually revealed the date, saying it would support Amazon's Prime Instant Video UHD streaming on most Samsung 4K TVs....
 

Aug 27 2014 06:56 AM
27
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Update: Time Warner Cable: service 'largely restored'
 
(cnbc.com) - Confirming multiple reports, the company issued a statement citing "an issue with our Internet backbone" that disrupted cable and web connections across the country. "As of 6 am ET services were largely restored as updates continue to bring all customers back online," the company added....
 

Aug 27 2014 06:22 AM
27
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Showtime Anytime brings live and on-demand streaming to Apple TV
 
(engadget.com) - Showtime's Anytime streaming portal has already been available to Xbox 360, Roku and other capable gadgets with the proper cable subscription. Now, Apple TV owners can access the network's library of programming and the cable channel's live feed (East and West coast) via the compact set-top box. Customers on Time Warner Cable, Comcast Xfinity, Cox, DirecTV, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS, Optimum and Bright House Networks can input their credentials to start streaming the likes of Dexter, Homeland, and Masters of Sex -- just to name a few....
 

Aug 27 2014 05:57 AM
27
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Widespread outage strikes Time Warner Cable
 
(usatoday.com) - It appears a major outage has struck customers of Time Warner Cable.
 
Business Insider first reported news of the outage, which seem to have hit around 3 a.m., based on outage reports submitted to the website downdetector.com....
 

Aug 26 2014 07:16 AM
26
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Update: AT&T’s DirecTV bid nearing approval
 
(nypost.com) - AT&T has reached a tentative deal with antitrust officials to help pave the way for its proposed $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV, The Post has learned.
 
The telecom giant has agreed to unspecified conditions in order to win approval from the Justice Department for the bid, sources said....
 

Aug 26 2014 07:15 AM
26
Aug 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Update: NFL nearing DirecTV 'Sunday Ticket' deal worth $1.4B annually
 
(sportsbusinessdaily.com) - The NFL is on the verge of a deal with DirecTV for its Sunday Ticket package that will see its average annual rights fee increase to between $1.3 billion and $1.4 billion over the next decade.
 
Though several issues still need to be ironed out, a broad agreement has been reached on the price and length of a deal, according to multiple sources....
 



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