Rep Webber honors regional youth soccer champions

first_img18Oct Rep. Webber honors regional youth soccer champions Categories: Webber News State Rep. Michael Webber today welcomed the Nationals Union 02 Girls Black soccer team to the Capitol. The team, coached by Jeremy Harkins, won the U.S. Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championship this summer.Rep. Webber and Gov. Rick Snyder honored them with a tribute from the Michigan House of Representatives.“I’m very excited to host this remarkable group of young athletes today,” Rep. Webber said. “The Nationals Union 02 Black team has had an outstanding season under the leadership of Coach Harkins. I’m certain this team will continue to work hard and achieve great things.”All National Union 02 Black soccer team players reside in the southeast region of Michigan, including the Greater Rochester Area. The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship series is a prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing approximately 185,000 players on over 10,000 teams the opportunity to showcase their athletic skills.PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Michael Webber today welcomed the Nationals Union 02 Girls Black soccer team with Gov. Snyder. They were joined by head coach Jeremy Harkins in the Michigan House of Representatives.last_img read more

Rep Markkanen to host teletown hall meeting

first_img State Rep. Greg Markkanen will host a tele-town hall meeting Tuesday, June 18, for residents to ask questions about the upcoming change in Michigan’s car insurance system. Markkanen will be joined by Speaker Pro Tempore and Chairman of the select committee on reducing car insurance rates, Jason Wentworth.“Last month, I was happy to cast my vote to lower car insurance rates for drivers across the state,” Rep. Markkanen said. “Speaker Pro Tem Wentworth has worked tirelessly on this issue. I am excited for my constituents to be able to ask questions and learn more about the new law.”The tele-town hall will begin at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Those wishing to participate may call 1-855-756-7520 Ext. 48670# toll-free.For more information, contact Rep. Markkanen’s office by calling (517) 373-0850 or by email at GregMarkkanen@house.mi.gov 17Jun Rep. Markkanen to host tele-town hall meeting Categories: Markkanen Newslast_img read more

Belgacom added 65000 TV subscribers in the first

first_imgBelgacom added 65,000 TV subscribers in the first quarter of the year and said that “solid revenue growth for TV” helped to boost underlying core revenue. Announcing its Q1 results, the Belgian telco said that its TV customer base reached 1.66 million customers, up 9.4% year-on-year.“The first-quarter 2015 TV revenue grew by 14.8% to €79 million, as a result of continued subscriber growth, and TV-options such as football subscriptions and TV-replay,” said Belgacom.The company said that recurring TV ARPU grew by 6.1% year-on-year to €19.90, driven by the increased uptake of TV options.Overall, Belgacom said that underlying first quarter revenue came to €1.479 billion, an increase of 5.5% compared to the first-quarter of 2014. Underlying group EBITDA totalled €423 million, 3.8% higher compared to the previous year.last_img read more

DVR maker TiVo has reached 7 million subscriptions

first_imgDVR maker TiVo has reached 7 million subscriptions for TiVo-enabled platforms across North America and Europe, it announced.TiVo said that its total cumulative subscriptions have grown by approximately 1.5 million, or 27%, since January 31, 2015.“In a world where more content is being delivered from the cloud, our technology is more valuable than ever when it comes to letting people access the content they want, on the device they want, in the way they want,” said TiVo’s Interim CEO, Naveen Chopra.“The changes we’re making to our business and the sharper focus on execution will continue to fuel innovation, subscription growth, and enhanced profitability. We are very proud of this milestone, and more importantly, we have an incredible amount of opportunity in front of us and a plan for capturing it.”Operators including Virgin Media, Vodafone Spain, RCN, Cogeco and Suddenlink have deployed TiVo’s platforms in North America and Europe.last_img read more

South Korean three largest networks – KBS MBC and

first_imgSouth Korean three largest networks – KBS, MBC and SBS – have jointly launched a subscription on-demand platform in the US.The trio has formed KCP Global, a venture that houses the new SVOD service, Kocowa.This will offer subscribers streamed South Korean entertainment programming and K-pop shows.Shows will be made available subtitled into English less than six hours after their Korean broadcasts, thanks to a translation team that will work as programmes run.Programming will include drams such as Into the World Again and School 2017, and variety shows Running Man and 2 Days 1 Night.KCP was founded in LA in November last year. Its CEO is Junsik Kim, who said: “Korean pop stars, such as PSY and BTS, have captured global audiences, forging interest in discovering more Korean stars and TV programmes.“Kocowa offers a single destination to discover the best of all types of Korean TV programs, from drama to variety.”The service will cost US$0.99 a day, US$6.99 a month or a discounted US$69.99 a year. There is also an advertising plan that offers 24 hours free access.Kocowa is shorthand for Korean Contents Wave, and has been created to target around eight million US-based consumers identified as interested in Korean programming.last_img read more