Monthly Archives: February 2007

TSN’s TradeCentre Delivers Winning Coverage and Nearly Triples Audience of Closest Competitor

Written on February 28, 2007 at 4:29 pm, by

More Canadian hockey fans tuned in to TSN’s NHL Trade Deadline Day coverage yesterday than any other network in the country. TSN’s TradeCentre 07, which aired live from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, beat all other networks combined. TSN delivered an average audience of 150,000 viewers, nearly 3 times Rogers Sportsnet’s audience for its […]  More

ECAC and FASTHockey Team Up to Offer Free Internet Broadcast of Men’s East Ice Hockey Championships

Written on February 28, 2007 at 12:00 pm, by

FASTHockey (, the Web’s resource for amateur hockey and player recruiting, today announced that it has partnered with the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) to broadcast the ECAC Men’s East Ice Hockey Championships March 3-4. FASTHockey and the ECAC will offer fans free, live streaming video of the semifinal and championship games on its Web […]  More

Markey Plans Sirius XM, Converter Box Hearings

Written on February 28, 2007 at 9:54 am, by

Congressman Ed Markey, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, told broadcasters Tuesday that the committee would hold a hearing March 7 on the XM/Sirius merger and other radio issues, including HD radio and music downloads. He did not say whether he supported or opposed the merger. Markey also said the subcommittee […]  More

New Clipblast! Survey Reports Frustration

Written on February 28, 2007 at 9:39 am, by

Video, video everywhere and not a clip to link? According to a new nationwide online survey conducted by market researcher Synovate for ClipBlast! (, the premier Internet-wide video-search platform, that’s where Americans find themselves awash in online video but all too often left high and dry when looking for something specific. By a wide margin, […]  More

Shane O’Donoghue joins Backchannelmedia

Written on February 28, 2007 at 9:22 am, by

Backchannelmedia Inc., an advanced technology solution provider for ad response tracking, announced today that Shane O’Donoghue, former vice president of technical services and quality assurance for the CBS Television Network and current president of ODA Consulting, has joined the company as senior vice president, engineering. With more than 15 years of experience working with leading […]  More

SVG, OATSystems, Bexel trial RFID at Super Bowl

Written on February 27, 2007 at 6:09 pm, by

The Sports Video Group (SVG) recently selected OATSystems for an RFID pilot study designed to track video production equipment at Super Bowl XLI. The pilot project was coordinated with Bexel, the leading video rental resource in the USA and principal supplier of broadcast rental equipment for this year’s event. “A Super Bowl game is arguably […]  More

Landro sports play analyzer Vistas friendly

Written on February 27, 2007 at 5:59 pm, by

Landro, the world’s first sports play analyzer, is now available for Microsoft’s new Windows Vista operating system. Landro,, which is available for football and basketball, was first developed by Jerry Salandro in 2001. The software enables coaches to use a remote control to access thousands of plays without the use of tape. Coaches can […]  More

Snell & Wilcox Kahuna recognized by Frost & Sullivan

Written on February 27, 2007 at 5:17 pm, by

The outstanding worldwide sales success of the innovative Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD production switcher is being recognized by Frost & Sullivan with a 2006 Award for Market Penetration Leadership. The prestigious Frost & Sullivan Award is given annually to the company that “has demonstrated strategic excellence in product innovation, marketing, and sales strategies that […]  More

CN8, The Comcast Network Gets in the Ring to Air Evander Holyfield vs. Vinny Maddalone

Written on February 27, 2007 at 3:01 pm, by

CN8, The Comcast Network “sounds the bell” with exclusive live broadcast coverage of Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield vs. Vinny Maddalone on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00 PM/ET. In addition to airing on CN8, the Holyfield-Maddalone boxing event will be made available to all Comcast Cable systems nationwide with an opportunity to reach more than 24 […]  More

Apple TV delayed until March

Written on February 27, 2007 at 2:40 pm, by

Apple Inc. has delayed until March the launch of its gadget for streaming video and other content from computers to TVs, but the company would not explain why. The company had said in January the $299 Apple TV set-top box would be available this month. “Wrapping up Apple TV is taking a few weeks longer […]  More

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