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FOX Weather names correspondents ahead of autumn launch

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s new AVoD streaming weather service launching this autumn, has signed three reporters and five multimedia journalists, announced Sharri Berg, president of the platform. Correspondents Nicole Valdes, Steve Bender and Max Gorden will provide live, breaking news coverage on developing weather events from around the country alongside multimedia journalists Will Nunley, Robert Ray, Katie Byrne, Mitti Hicks and Hunter Davis. In making […]

August 18, 2021

Mediapro opens new production centre in Miami

Mediapro US, which produces more than 5,500 hours of television content annually and operates 10 television channels, has added a new production centre in Florida located adjacent to its existing Miami headquarters. The Mediapro Group now has a total of four production centres located throughout the US: two in Miami, one in Brooklyn and the […]

August 17, 2021

SiriusXM orders SXM-9 satellite

SiriusXM has ordered a new satellite, SXM-9, from Maxar Technologies. The SXM-9 satellite will be based on Maxar’s 1300-class platform and built at the company’s manufacturing facility in Palo Alto, California. It is expected that SXM-9 will launch in 2024. Maxar has been building satellites for SiriusXM since 2000, which includes the first-generation Sirius satellites […]

August 5, 2021By Chris Forrester

Comcast: Sky revenue up 28% in Q2

Comcast Corporation has reported results for the quarter ended June 30th 2021. Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast, commented: “We delivered excellent results in the quarter, continuing our great start to the year. At Cable, our performance was exceptional, highlighted by 11 per cent revenue and 15 per cent Adjusted EBITDA […]

July 29, 2021

SpaceX readies 2 August launches

Reports suggest that SpaceX will resume launching its Starlink low Earth orbiting satellites in August. It last launched a batch of its own satellites at the end of May. Two launches will take place; one from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California and one from SpaceX’s own launch facility in Florida. The Vandenberg launch […]

July 29, 2021By Chris Forrester

SpaceX unveils new floating landing ship

SpaceX has launched a new floating barge for use from Florida. Given the name ‘A Shortfall of Gravitas’, the barge will allow Falcon 9 rocket boosters which are launched from Kennedy Space Centre to land at sea. “Autonomous SpaceX drone-ship, A Shortfall of Gravitas,” Musk wrote in his Tweet. The drone ship is fully automated […]

July 15, 2021By Chris Forrester

Who is behind Project Kraken?

Space Florida, a State-backed unit designed to build on Florida’s already hugely successful space-related activity, is in contact with Project Kraken – a mystery space business that could be looking to locate in or near Florida’s famous Space Coast. Amazon has confirmed that its Project Kuiper mega-constellation of 3,200 satellites have anything to do with […]

March 22, 2021

Florida broadcasters launching NEXTGEN TV

Florida viewers in the nation’s 12th largest TV market will get a taste of the future as local TV stations band together to launch ATSC 3.0 digital television standard NEXTGEN TV along the gulf coast. “Watching in NEXTGEN TV allows a viewer to be immersed in stunning video with brilliant colour, sharper images and deeper […]

December 2, 2020By Colin Mann

AEW initiative to support NE Florida’s response to Covid-19

Leading up to the highly anticipated Fight for the Fallen event on July 15th, AEW (All Elite Wrestling) has announced two charity-driven initiatives to help support northeast Florida’s response to Covid-19. Funds from both AEW programmes will be distributed to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund and Feeding Northeast Florida, both of which will provide a […]

July 10, 2020