Mobile Gaining Green by Going Green
- Third World Pirating of U.S. Films and Television Programs from Satellites. Boyd, Douglas A. // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media;Spring88, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p149
This study explores the piracy of U.S. television programs and feature films from satellites. Concentrating on this activity in the Third World, mostly in Central America and the Caribbean, the phenomenon is examined within the context of media and cultural imperialism. Also included are...
- Salt Lake City's digital-ready. Wang, Karissa S. // Electronic Media;11/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p40
Reports on the digital readiness of the Salt Lake City, Utah with the operation of its $6.8 million television tower, which was built by a consortium of eight local stations. Keeping signals from interfering with one another; Saving money for the stations; Digital programs offered by National...
- Joining for a steep climb. Brodesser, Claude // MediaWeek;07/07/97, Vol. 7 Issue 27, p5
Focuses on the American television industry's problem of where to put huge broadcast antennae and towers needed for digital broadcasting. Cost of the towers; Possible public opposition to the towers; Exploration of the idea of a master tower at the World Trade Center or the Empire State building.
- DTV answer is a tall order. Berger, Robin // Electronic Media;10/25/99, Vol. 18 Issue 43, p12
Focuses on developments related to digital television (DTV) in Chicago, Illinois, as of October 25, 1999. Television stations' difficulty in finding locations for their planned DTV antennas.
- KLTV Tower Back Up. // Trammel Trace Tribune (Tatum, TX);4/19/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p6
The article reports on KLTV's completion of a tower to replace the one that collapsed on February 3, 2006.
- Fire Sends Moscow TV Players Scrambling. Zolotov Jr., Andrei // Multichannel News;09/04/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 36, p30
Focuses on developments related to the television broadcasting industry in Moscow, Russia, as of September 4, 2000. Impact of the August 2000 fire which destroyed the Ostankino Tower on the industry; Television networks' failure to broadcast their signals.
- Utility Wants Fee Hike Before Court Rules. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;03/12/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p10
Reports that cable operators in Georgia are claiming that they are being pressed into signing blank-check agreements in order to proceed with plant upgrades. Anticipation of the United States Supreme Court's ruling on whether pole-attachment rates should be unregulated; Gulf Power Co.'s...
- GSMA Aims to Turn Base Stations Green. // Microwave Journal;Nov2008, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p51
The article reports on the launch of the Green Power for Mobile programme by GSM Association (GSMA). The program aims to help mobile industry to use renewable energy sources to power 118,000 new and existing off-grid base stations in the developing countries by 2012 to save up to 2.5 billion...
- Use of Small-Scale Wind Energy to Power Cellular Communication Equipment. Plourde, B.; Abraham, J.; Mowry, G.; Minkowycz, W. // Sensors & Transducers (1726-5479);Dec2011 Supplement, p53
The recent increase in cellular communication coverage and usage has been remarkable. The increase has occurred throughout the globe, in both developed and developing regions. In fact, in some regions of the world, land-line communications are being avoided altogether as countries move into...