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6/23/2017

Oracle has partnered with AT&T to deploy enterprise applications on the company's cloud and to migrate thousands of its existing databases. Oracle executives believe the move will help convince other enterprises to do the same.

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6/23/2017

OneWeb satellite broadband service will be coming to the US after the Federal Communications Commission gave the green light to its request to deliver service stateside. Permission has been granted pending new rules on spectrum sharing and fixed satellite systems, which will lay out sharing criteria.

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Multichannel News
6/23/2017

The White House's criticism of the media and a reduced number of press briefings continue to fuel tensions during Donald Trump's presidency. Press coverage was again limited on Monday and Thursday this week, prompting reporters and TV hosts to speak out against the actions, including a call from CNN's Jim Acosta for reporters to walk out.

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6/23/2017

The National Association of Broadcasters has voiced its support of the Federal Communications Commission's decision to raise the regulatory fee exemption threshold. The NAB wrote that the cost of collecting payments would most likely exceed the actual amount of the payment, while smaller and rural TV and radio stations would benefit significantly from the decision.

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Broadcasting & Cable
6/23/2017

Raycom has added three journalists to its investigative unit, showing the company's commitment to "research-based journalism and factual reporting," says CEO Pat LaPlatney. Megan Luther, Andy Miller and Jill Riepenhoff are the three newest members of the unit headed by Lee Zurik.

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6/23/2017

AM/FM radio continues to reach more listeners than any other medium, Nielsen's Audio Today Report states. The study also showed that podcasts and digital platform use are on the rise.

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6/22/2017

Low streaming quality increased viewers' negative emotions 16%, while engagement dropped 20%, per an Akamai study that used the Sensum Insights platform. The study also found that 76% of viewers would quit using a service if multiple streaming issues occurred.

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6/22/2017

CBS has signed a deal with FuboTV to bring a lineup of networks to the streaming service. In addition to securing content from networks such as CBS, The CW and CBS Sports, the deal also makes Showtime's East and West feeds and on-demand content available as part of FuboTV's premium subscription service.

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6/22/2017

Science Channel is planning a one-hour special broadcast of the total solar eclipse and will include live footage from across America and the International Space Station. "The Great American Eclipse" will air Aug. 21, and the network will also provide updates and coverage through Facebook Live.

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Deadline Hollywood
6/22/2017

Tuesday was World Wi-Fi Day -- an opportunity both to celebrate Wi-Fi's extraordinary success and to ask "where does Wi-Fi go from here?"

Since its humble beginnings in the "junk bands" in 1985, Wi-Fi has become an integral part of everyday life, keeping people connected at home, at school, and at the office. For many, Wi-Fi is synonymous with internet access. That's no wonder when you consider that Wi-Fi carries the vast majority of US wireless traffic. Cable's public Wi-Fi networks alone support 2.5 billion active sessions and carry 169 petabytes of data per month. Read more.

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