Monthly Archives: July 2007

Dielectric Appoints VanAtta as New General Manager

Written on July 31, 2007 at 4:31 pm, by

Dielectric Communications, a division of SPX and a leader in broadcast antenna systems, announced that Garrett VanAtta has been appointed as the company’s vice president and general manager. In his new role, VanAtta will oversee Dielectric’s development and manufacture of systems for radio, mobile media, and television broadcasting. VanAtta, who has held upper management positions […]  More

MultiDyne Names Robert McAlpine Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development

Written on July 31, 2007 at 4:20 pm, by

MultiDyne Video and Fiber Optic Systems, a provider of Fiber Optics for the transport of video and audio for broadcast applications, announced the appointment of industry veteran Bob McAlpine to the role of vice president of global sales and business development. McAlpine will be responsible for the continued promotion and development of markets for MultiDyne […]  More

2008 All-Star Game logo unveiled

Written on July 31, 2007 at 4:09 pm, by

An All-Star summer will take hold of New York City next year, and Yankee Stadium played host to a sneak glimpse on Tuesday. The Yankees, Major League Baseball and the City of New York unveiled the official 2008 All-Star Game logo in a press conference at the historic stadium, discussing plans for a summer that […]  More

Cablevision Brings Original Videos and Tech Content from CNET Direct to iO Digital Cable Customers

Written on July 31, 2007 at 3:27 pm, by

Cablevision Systems Corp. announced the launch of an innovative technology focused interactive channel in partnership with CNET (www.cnet.com), the place where people go to discover the latest in tech and consumer electronics, and a property of CNET Networks, Inc. “CNET TV – Powered By Optimum” is now available to iO digital cable customers on channel […]  More

‘The Ultimate Fighter: Team Serra vs. Team Hughes’ Premieres Wednesday, September 19 on Spike TV

Written on July 31, 2007 at 3:09 pm, by

UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Serra and former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes will serve as coaches for Season 6 of Spike TV’s highly-rated series, “The Ultimate Fighter,” premiering Wednesday, September 19 at 11:00pm ET/PT. “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Serra vs. Team Hughes” features sixteen of the best up-and-coming mixed martial artists in the 170 lb. […]  More

Sunday Night Football.com kicks off

Written on July 31, 2007 at 2:30 pm, by

SundayNightisFootballNight.com launched today to help kickoff the second season of “NBC Sunday Night Football.” “Without question, the premier night for televised football is Sunday Night,” NBC’s Cris Collinsworth said. In its first year, “NBC Sunday Night Football” was called “the league’s feature attraction” by the N.Y. Daily News and the “premier game of the week” […]  More

51s Reach 300,000 Mark in “Home” Attendance for 25th Straight Season

Written on July 31, 2007 at 1:47 pm, by

The Las Vegas 51’s of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance for the 25th consecutive season (1983-2007). In 58 home games this year, Las Vegas’ total attendance is 301,348 for an average of 5,196. Las Vegas has recorded four sellouts with a season-high crowd of 12,179 on July 3 […]  More

Packers return to City Stadium

Written on July 31, 2007 at 1:07 pm, by

Associated Press The Green Bay Packers take a trip back in time with a practice at historic City Stadium today. Four sets of temporary bleachers have been installed. So, the high school field’s capacity will grow to 4.5 thousand spectators. Packers Chairman Bob Harlan says the team’s returning to its previous home in celebration of […]  More

Big Ten Network gears up for HD launch

Written on July 31, 2007 at 12:49 pm, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer The Big Ten Network is putting the finishing touches on a 40,000 sq. ft. facility in Chicago that promises to be a cutting-edge example of broadcast technology as the network looks to deliver upwards of 85% of its schedule in HD. “This will be more HD than anyone has seen before,” says […]  More

Steelers Announce New Ticketmaster Service to Provide Fans Online Access to Purchase and Resell Tickets

Written on July 31, 2007 at 11:46 am, by

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the launch of Steelers TicketExchange, a new service that will allow Steelers’ season ticket holders to forward or resell tickets to other fans for games they are unable to attend. Ticketmaster will power the Steelers TicketExchange service and will serve as the team’s exclusive authorized ticketing and resale ticketing provider. The […]  More

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