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9 is the Number for Arabian Radio Network

Posted by Denny Sanders on Aug 24, 2016 1:00:00 PM

With 9 FM radio stations, the Arabian Radio Network is the largest multi-platform radio network in the Middle East, and includes a significant streaming audio presence. Recently, Denny Sanders of The Telos Alliance sat down for a few minutes with Murad Jahangir, Director of Information Technology for ARN in Dubai, regarding his experience using the Z/IPStream 9X/2 for their streams.

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Topics: Streaming Audio

Amazing Sound Quality for BestRadio Brasil with Z/IPStream

Posted by Dave Sarkies on Aug 17, 2016 2:28:10 PM

The world is focused on Brazil right now as the 2016 Summer Olympic games continue in Rio. While the Olympics feature a lot of fun and games, finding the right sound has been anything but that for one Brazilian internet broadcaster.

BestRadio Brasil in , outside Paulo, was born of an idea to create an internet radio station with the best possible quality—quality programs, music, and an amazing audio quality.

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Topics: Streaming Audio

Telos' Triple Threat

Posted by Tom Vernon on Aug 10, 2016 2:42:11 PM

Whether it's the sale of a single piece of gear, multiple items, turnkey installations with custom solutions, or equipment training, Triple Audio serves the needs of broadcasters across the Netherlands. In fact, there isn't much related to broadcast equipment that the company doesn't do. Among that is sales and distribution of gear from The Telos Alliance.

Marijn Fluitman, a project engineer, has been with Triple Audio for four years. The company is definitely engineering-driven. There are two managers and twelve employees, all engineers. They step into the administrative, sales and training roles as needed. “We're a bunch of young guys with the drive to do it all,” explains Fluitman.

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Thank You for Your Support

Posted by Dave Sarkies on Aug 3, 2016 9:50:32 AM

One of the things we frequently hear from our customers is how great our Telos Alliance Support team is. The 24/7 Support team regularly receives rave reviews from broadcasters from coast to coast and around the world. And while issues range from the straightforward to the very complex, the result is always the same for our customers—prompt, knowledgeable, and friendly service in minutes, not days.

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Topics: The Telos Alliance

Radio Station Rises from the Rubble

Posted by Tom Vernon on Jul 27, 2016 1:50:00 PM

Natural disasters tend to bring out the best and worst in people. For KHKC 102.1FM, located in Atoka, Oklahoma, a tornado that hit on May 9th definitely brought out the best in a lot of people.

“The storm totally destroyed the studios and damaged our main tower, explains Bob Sullins, president of Keystone Broadcasting. “Station manager Ricky Chase and his daughter were in the studio when the tornado struck, and took shelter under a desk. Thankfully, they were not injured.”

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Topics: Axia Audio

Z/IPping Along at the RNC

Posted by Dave Sarkies on Jul 20, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Steve Neumann is Program Director at WINT in Willoughby, Ohio, about 15 miles to the east of Cleveland. When the station decided to broadcast live from the Republican National Convention in downtown Cleveland next week, they needed to know they’d be able to provide a stable remote feed back to their studios. Fortunately for WINT, Steve goes back a ways with Telos Alliance CEO Frank Foti.

“Frank and I go back more than just a ways,” Steve jokes. We met back in the early days of our broadcasting careers. Both of us worked at 1330 AM, which is now WINT. Back then it was WELW. We were both young pups in high school who had always been fans of radio, and we ended up working at the same station.”

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Topics: Telos Z/IP ONE

Found in the Attic: A Pioneer Threefer

Posted by Tom Vernon on Jul 20, 2016 1:02:16 PM

Without a doubt, the best-known brand of hi-fi gear from the late ‘60s and throughout the ‘70s was Pioneer. The sleek styling of brushed aluminum panels and large illuminated dials convey a sense of sophisticated elegance that makes them sought after items even 40-some years after their manufacture.

Pioneer's product line always included everything from top-of-the-line equipment to gear that college students on a shoestring budget could afford. And sometimes there were package deals that included speakers, turntable, tuner, amp, and tape deck. This installment of Found in the Attic looks at a trio from the late 1970s – the SA-6500II power amplifier, TX-6500II AM-FM tuner and CT-F505 cassette deck.

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Meet the Man Behind 'the Dan'

Posted by Denny Sanders on Jul 12, 2016 4:30:00 PM

Gary Katz, the acclaimed producer and major force behind the discovery and presentation of some of the most important artists in the history of popular music, visited Telos Alliance headquarters to discuss a very exciting possible cooperative venture. While here, he sat down with our own Denny Sanders to discuss some of his recollections spanning more than 50 years in the music business and gave us his thoughts about audio integrity and the pursuit of quality sound.

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Topics: Audio Production, Bobby Darin, Laura Nyro, Frank Shiner, Gary Katz, Denny Sanders, Prince, Steely Dan

Connecting the Land Down Under

Posted by Kirk Harnack on Jul 6, 2016 3:36:49 PM

With 78 analogue and 25 digital radio stations distributed across the entire continent, Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) is Australia’s largest commercial radio broadcaster. Each of these stations combines “live and local” programming with networked shows originating from multiple network hubs; often up to four different source cities in any given day.

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Topics: SCAsat Audio Distribution Network

BIG Performance for Small Facilities: VX Prime Broadcast VoIP System Launches!

Posted by Joe Talbot on Jun 30, 2016 11:57:06 AM

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Today Telos Systems launches the Telos VX™ Prime, a broadcast IP telephone system ideal for smaller facilities with two to four studios. Telos VX Broadcast phone systems are well-known for providing incredible operational power, flexible, adaptable workflows, and superior audio quality on an IP backbone. Now, the VX Prime system builds upon that legacy, offering the same caliber of audio quality and performance to smaller facilities.

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Topics: VoIP