Telecommunications engineering

  1. Coachella Gets 30,000 Fans to 'Live Click' Around Festival, Automatically Link to Social Media

    May 09, 2012 12:21 PM EDT This year's Coachella 2012 Festival made waves for the mind-melding technology that came from its headliners, but it also got a little technological boost from 30,000 of its own attendees. Tupac Shakur (Hologram) Plays Coachella During Snoop ...

  2. The End of Long Lines, Scalping, Cash? Intellitix Looks to Revolutionize Live Music Biz

    December 20, 2011 11:47 AM EST Wristbands On The Run: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) wristbands from this year's Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza festivals. Mile-long access queues, ticket fraud and the secondary ticket business could well become a thing of the p ...

  3. Wireless Mics Freed From Interference

    September 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Artists using wireless mics onstage rejoice! The FCC today (Sept. 24) voted to protect the section of wireless spectrum that wireless mics rely on from interference from other types of devices. The Recording Academy was a leading force in the figh ...

  4. German Court Orders Wireless Passwords For All

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Germany's top criminal court has ruled that Internet users need to secure their private wireless connections by password to prevent unauthorized people from using their Web access to illegally download data. Internet users can be fined up to ...

  5. Business Matters: CMA, Country Music Market Research, 'American Idol,' FCC Chairman

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- The Country Music Association (CMA) has released follow-up findings from the market research study it conducted in 2008. A few highlights: Country fans dropped slightly to 37% in 2009 from 39% in 2008; 40% of fans feel better about country musi ...

  6. FCC Clears Google-Backed Plan On Airwaves

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved a plan sought by tech companies like Google Inc and Microsoft Inc to open soon-to-be-vacant television airwaves to new wireless devices. The five-member FCC voted Nov. 4 to open unlicensed po ...

  7. Verizon To Open Network To Developers

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Verizon Wireless unveiled a plan to open its network to any device that meets its basic technical standards. The company next year will publish technical standards that would allow any developer to make a device that can connect to its nationwide ...

  8. Network Live To Broadcast Rock In Rio

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal applies to Web, wireless, sat, TV, radio. Network Live has won the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Rock in Rio music festival. The agreement applies to all Internet, wireless, satellite and terrestrial radio and TV broadcasting on a gl ...

  9. On The Road

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Rapino, president/CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment, addressed the upcoming spinoff from Clear Channel Communications for the first time at the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards. Read R Michael Rapino, president/CEO of Clear Channel ...

  10. EMI, Nokia Team For Trial Service In Finland

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Offering to be free during initial period. EMI Music Group and Nokia have teamed to offer music fans in Finland a trial service that would allow users to download music and related content directly to their mobile phones over a Bluetooth wireless ...

  11. KDDI Racks Up 20 Million Tracks

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Japan's wireless operator offers full downloads. Japan's wireless operator offers full downloads. News ...

  12. EMI And 3 In Video Deal

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator to access EMI's catalog. Wireless operator to access EMI's catalog. News ...

  13. Universal Music Group Strikes Deal With Motorola

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becomes first label to license to iRadio service. Universal Music Group has become the first music label to license its artist repertoire to Motorola's new iRadio service. The iRadio service is accessed via Motorola phone and then streamed vi ...

  14. Infinity Launches First Commercial HD Multicast

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Committed to be the first to deploy Visual Radio. Today (May 12) Infinity Broadcasting launched the nation’s first multicast HD radio channel by a commercial broadcaster on WUSN-FM (US99), the group’s top-rated country station in Chicago. The mult ...

  15. Chaoticom, EMI Strike Licensing Agreement

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wireless access for 200,000 EMI tracks. Wireless access for 200,000 EMI tracks. News ...

  16. Survey: Euro Broadband Users Primed For Downloading

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music downloading is entertainment service of choice. Music downloading is entertainment service of choice. News ...

  17. Napster, IBM Strike Server Deal

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pact to help ISPs, universities conserve bandwidth. Pact to help ISPs, universities conserve bandwidth. News ...