Salsa music maestro Eddie Palmieri is getting his band back together on 29 October (20) to jazz fans up with a virtual set for the Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere! line-up. The Latin star and his La Perfecta II bandmembers will get the party started at 5pm ET here: https://www.youtube.com/user/NYCSummerStage.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
ANCOM opens preliminary consultation on use of 2300MHz band
23 Oct 2020Romania’s National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) has launched a preliminary public consultation on whether to allocate spectrum in the 2300MHz-2335MHz range for mobile broadband services. The regulator notes that its preliminary analysis will consider the following issues: the degree of harmonisation of the 2300MHz band at international and European level; the availability of equipment in the band; its technical characteristics; the situation regarding allocation of the 2300MHz band in Europe; and the availability of spectrum in the 2300MHz-2335MH...
Asia Pacific Telecom announces 5G launch
23 Oct 2020Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has begun offering a commercial 5G service, having done so both by leveraging a spectrum sharing agreement with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) and using its own frequencies. In a press release outlining the development, APT confirmed it has launched 5G connectivity over both the 3.5GHz band, which it has access to via its deal with FET, and the 28GHz band. With regards to its use of the higher band spectrum, APT claims to have become the first domestic operator to use such frequencies commercially, highlighting the importance of doing so as it looks ...
Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold on what inspired the band's surprise new album, 'Shore'
SEATTLE — It’s been more than a decade since a hot-out-the-gate band of folk rockers helped define an era of Seattle rock music. Much has changed for Fleet Foxes main man Robin Pecknold since his band’s Sub Pop debut became the talk of the indie-rock world, emerging as psych-folk leaders of the second wave of Seattle and Northwest indie-rock acts making a splash nationally in the 2000s.After its Grammy-nominated sophomore album, Pecknold recoiled from the spotlight at the height of the band’s success. The Kirkland-reared songsmith, whose delicately constructed folk songs are as lush as a rainf...
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Ratel opens public consultation on 700MHz band
19 Oct 2020Serbian telecoms watchdog the Republic Agency for Electronic Communications (RATEL) has launched a public consultation on a frequency allocation plan for spectrum in the 694MHz-790MHz range. The draft plan would allow the frequencies to be used for Mobile/Fixed Communications Networks (MFCNs) – including wireless and fixed-wireless technologies – and would partition the range into 2×30MHz tranche of FDD frequencies and 1×15MHz of supplemental downlink (SDL) spectrum, to be allocated in 2×5MHz and 1×5MHz blocks, respectively. In addition, the plan features protected frequency bands a...
Neil Young Teases Release Of New ‘Greendale’ Live Album & Film
Singer-songwriter Neil Young will release a live album and accompanying theatrical film in collaboration with his long time band, Crazy Horse, that will be called Return to Greendale. Both are set to release on November 6 along with a documentary, Inside Greendale. The original Greendale album was released in 2003 and presented as a rock opera with accompanying dance performances. The ten-song opera portrayed the story of an eponymously named town of the Green family who have their lives disrupted when a police officer is murdered in their small town, forcing their daughter to move to Alaska. ...
Citymesh assigned remaining 4G frequencies in 2.6GHz band
2 Oct 2020Telecoms regulator the Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT) has awarded the remaining 4G frequencies in the 2.6GHz band to Citymesh, which was the only applicant to submit a bid. The operator paid the minimum price of EUR15.01 million (USD17.62 million) for a 15-year nationwide licence comprising 2×15MHz of spectrum (2520MHz-2535MHz/2640MHz-2655MHz). Citymesh, which already possesses management rights in the 3.4GHz-3.6GHz band, is mainly active in the B2B sector, some industrial areas in Flanders and windfarms in the North Sea. A spectrum cap of 2×20MHz...
SET APART BY UNIQUE BOND AND PASSION | Five questions with One Click Straight
One Click Straight is one of the six artists initially signed by Island Records Philippines. The four-man group, self-styled as “Asia’s finest softboi candy pop band,” is composed of Toffer Marquez on bass and vocals, Sam Marquez on guitars, Tim Marquez on drums and Joel Cartera on guitars and percussions.Since three of them are brothers and the other one is a close childhood friend, the members of One Click Straight have long known each other even before they officially came together as a band in 2014.In 2015, they joined and won The Yellow Room Battle of the Bands (Year One). Under the same ...
BTS are debuting their new choreography video in Fortnite
The hugely popular K-Pop band are set to debut their choreography video for their song 'Dynamite' in the game later this week!Epic Games made the announcement in a video on social media, which featured the group.The event will take place on September 25th, with the new choreography video being shown at 8pm Eastern Time (which is 5pm Pacific Time, and for people in GMT timezones it will be midnight on the 26th, meanwhile for BST zones it will be at 1am).Ahead of the event, Fortnite fans will also be able to get new emotes in the game, which have been designed by BTS, from September 23rd at 8pm ...
Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi Arabia
Around 120,000 years ago in what is now northern Saudi Arabia, a small band of homo sapiens stopped to drink and forage at a shallow lake that was also frequented by camels, buffalo and elephants bigger than any species seen today.