Posts by LinkUp

SO WE DID A THING

Last month we bought a company. Well, technically, we bought the majority assets of Colorado’s Orbital Media Networks and, in the process, welcomed an additional crew of amazing people to Team LinkUp, along with 41 new customers that we can’t wait to meet! If you are new to LinkUp Communications, WELCOME! In the coming months…

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Linkup Communications Corporation Acquires Key Distribution Assets from Orbital Media Networks, Incorporated

Enables LinkUp to provide more tailored solutions for broadcast content delivery.   PANAMA CITY, Fla., November 3, 2021 – LinkUp Communications Corporation (LinkUp) based in Panama City, FL, has acquired the majority of assets from Orbital Media Networks, Incorporated (OMNi) in Englewood, CO, effective November 1, 2021. The acquisition includes the service agreements for a…

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Compelling Reasons Why You Should Always Shop Open Source for Broadcast Components

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We were visiting a potential customer earlier this summer — pitching the idea of retiring their Comstream platform for a new, digital platform with all the bells and whistles — when the subject of the extravagant cost of certain proprietary broadcast software came up. Like so many of the other ministries we serve, our new…

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The Overpowering Reach of Broadband

Two articles that involve the FCC recently caught my attention.   One, entitled “Actual US broadband penetration & speed falls far short of FCC claims” (https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/05/10/actual-us-broadband-penetration-speed-falls-far-short-of-fcc-claims) reveals that the FCC’s broadband maps — maps that track the speed and penetration of Internet in rural areas — are “wildly inaccurate”.   The other, published in Wired…

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PROTECTING YOUR CONTENT FROM BIG TECH OVER REACH

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You’re not crazy, nor are you paranoid. If you are under the impression that the very nature of your video content is running the risk of being demonetized or censored, you are probably right. Faith-based broadcasters, creators of conservative content, and the broadcast community are concerned about future access to the Internet. Freedom of Expression…

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