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Accom reduces operations
Accom, which manufacturers several devices used for live production and post production, has substantially reduced operations, only providing technical support for its products.
A statement on the company’s Web site from Accom Chairman and CEO Junaid Sheikh thanked customers, resellers and employees and said Accom would “provide technical support to our customers for as long as the support revenues justify it.”
For more information, visit www.accom.com.

Solomon to become ESPN ombudsman
George Solomon, a sports editor and columnist for The Washington Post, will become ESPN’s first ombudsman July 1. In this newly created position, Solomon will critique decision-making, coverage and presentation for studio and event production, including “SportsCenter,” ESPN Radio and some programming outside of the news and information genre.

Mohn joins Idetic board
Jarl Mohn has joined the board of directors of Idetic, the company that created MobiTV.
In addition, Mohn has made a financial investment in the company and will become a senior advisor to the MobiTV management team, lending his expertise across content, distribution and technology to help shape the company's future.
For more information, visit www.mobitv.com.

LodgeNet, ESPN agree to daily subscription package
Hotel interactive television and broadband provider LodgeNet Entertainment and ESPN have agreed to provide major college sports action from two of ESPN's most popular subscription packages to guests at LodgeNet-served hotels nationwide.
For more information, visit www.lodgenet.com.

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