Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Interest is running high among broadcasters wishing to offer the NextGen TV-based over-the-air Evoca pay-TV service in their markets on their LPTV channels, says Todd Achilles, CEO of Edge Networks, the company behind the OTA-OTT hybrid MVPD. “We initially planned...
The insatiable demand for mobile data, driven by a multitude of consumer and business applications, is helping to advance the worldwide rollout of 5G. The potential 5G uses are themselves exciting and diverse, however spectrum must be made available...
The Incentive Auction Task Force and Media Bureau (Bureau) provide a summary of the status of the post-incentive auction transition and reimbursement program. We also announce an additional allocation from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (the Reimbursement Fund or...
Pearl TV, a consortium of ATSC 3.0-backing commercial broadcasters together owning more than 750 TV stations, and the Phoenix Model Market partners, announced they have targeted end of summer 2021 to have NextGen TV on-air in 16 more cities,...
Heartland Video Systems announced it has joined the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) as a voting member, bringing 20 years of experience and knowledge implementing ATSC 1.0 and now 3.0 to the organization. “Since ATSC 3.0 implementations have started, we...
It’s impossible to look forward at the state of the media and entertainment media industry without taking a glance backward at the past year. And that view is one littered with debris: shutdowns, layoffs, regulatory stalemates, cancellations.  It’s been a...
Triveni Digital today announced that Hearst Television, a leading multimedia company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S. cities, is deploying a software-based ATSC 3.0 solution from Triveni Digital for WMOR-TV in Tampa, Florida. With Triveni Digital’s ATSC 3.0 Broadcast...
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Rebecca J. Hanson, Esq. to serve on the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission, Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) 11-member governing body. Hanson is executive vice president and general counsel for HC2 Broadcasting Holdings Inc. Hanson previously served as senior...
Proceeds from $35 Million Transaction to Reduce Debt: Continues to be the Largest Operator of Class A and LPTV Stations in the U.S. HC2 Broadcasting Holdings, Inc., the broadcasting subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2” or “the Company”) (NYSE: HCHC),...
Non-commercial groups America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) see a “gap” in a previous order regarding NextGen TV regarding simulcasting of multicast streams that could impact their ability to fully bring ATSC 3.0 services...
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