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  • Media Creek Names VP of Engineering
    by Emily M. Reigart on March 16, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    PITTSBURGH — Live365’s parent company has named a vice president of engineering. Media Creek has tapped Jay Krivanek to lead product and engineering efforts, according to an announcement this week. Krivanek most recently served as the senior product developer at Spacial Audio, a broadcast ... […]

  • Wedel Focuses on Integration, Connectivity for NAB Show
    by Marguerite Clark on March 16, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    THE HAGUE, the Netherlands — Wedel Software, an international provider of broadcast business and operations software, says it brings a new level of integration and connectivity to the media revenue and customer relationship management landscape. At the NAB Show, the company is introducing a ... […]

  • Burk Readies Latest ARC Plus Remote System
    by Brett Moss, Radio World on March 15, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    LITTLETON, Mass. — Site remote control and monitoring systems specialist Burk Technology will enlighten the NAB Show audience with the latest member of its ARC Plus family of remote site monitoring and control equipment, Arcturus. Arcturus is a complete, turnkey solution providing protection and ... […]

  • GatesAir to Stop Selling New AM Transmitters
    by Paul J. McLane on March 15, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    MASON, Ohio — GatesAir is suspending the sale of new AM transmitters. Chief Product Officer Rich Redmond said: “Recent changes in the long-term availability of critical components from our suppliers, including several last-time buy notices, have caused us to take proactive steps to ensure we can ... […]

  • It's Official: iHeart Files for Chapter 11
    by Randy J. Stine on March 15, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    The radio industry has seen a few bankruptcy filings through the years but this is colossal. iHeartMedia on Wednesday night filed a Chapter 11 petition with bankruptcy court in Houston, Texas, saying it has reached an agreement in principle with lenders that will erase more than $10 billion in ... […]

  • Charter Communications Working Hard to Become a Wireless Provider
    by Doug Irwin, CBPE DRB AMD on March 15, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Charter Communications is going ahead with more tests of fixed wireless in the 28 GHz band, in and around the Los Angeles area. The cable company is asking the FCC for Special Temporary Authority to advance its understanding of 5G technology and network potential in the millimeter ... […]

  • Romania Gauges the Public’s Interest in DAB
    by Doug Irwin, CBPE DRB AMD on March 15, 2018 at 12:25 pm

    BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s National Authority for Communications Administration and Regulation (ANCOM) announced on March 13 it is launching a public consultation to gauge market interest in the allocation of spectrum available in the VHF and UHF band for terrestrial digital broadcasting ... […]

  • Barix Extends Redundix
    by Brett Moss, Radio World on March 14, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    ZURICH — According to Barix, “Redundix adds resilience to IP-based transport by either time-delaying two streams on the same network, and/or sending a redundant stream over a separate path. On the receiving side, Redundix repairs lost packets in the stream caused by transport network imperfections ... […]

  • Do Consumers Utilize Alexa's Full Potential?
    by Emily M. Reigart on March 14, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    LAS VEGAS — Smart speakers are increasingly common, but just how comfortable are consumers with voice controlled technologies? In January, TWICE convened a panel of retail execs and an analyst to discuss this and other questions at CES. Their conclusions tended to be optimistic, but also ... […]

  • NAB Names SVP of Biz Development
    by Phil Kurz on March 14, 2018 at 12:54 pm

    WASHINGTON — Eric Trabb has joined the National Association of Broadcasters as senior vice president of business development and will be responsible for leading and managing the association’s sales team, NAB announced this week. “Eric is well-connected within the industries that NAB events and ... […]