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FCC Authorizes Five More Stations To Deploy ATSC 3.0

The FCC has granted requests from five commercial and public TV broadcasters for permission to test next-gen TV broadcasts from the transmission facilities of...

FCC Prepares for Government Shutdown

A government shutdown was looking more likely late Thursday (Dec. 20) after the House passed an appropriations bill, with over $5 billion in "wall/steel...

FCC Opens Quadrennial Review Of Media Ownership Rules

The FCC has officially launched its 2018 Quadrennial Review of the its media ownership rules to determine whether they “are necessary in the public...

Sinclair Preps Streaming Movie Service for Launch

Last week, Sinclair named three key management hires for its upcoming over-the-top service STIRR, which it said will launch in early 2019. Sinclair Broadcast Group...

Sinclair’s Ripley STIRRs The Pot For New National, Localized Streaming Service

Christopher Ripley, who heads one of the nation's biggest broadcast station groups, would like you to watch a lot of TV. But for right...

Triveni Helps Pearl TV Test ATSC 3.0 Interoperability

The Phoenix Model Market Station, a collaboration of the Pearl Group’s members, several local stations in Phoenix, and broadcast networks, is making great progress...

Next-Gen ATSC Confronts Market Reality

Long-time readers may recall that I've long covered the development and roll-out of ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) digital television in the United States,...

Cordillera Officially Exits The Broadcasting Business

Cordillera Communications has announced the sale of 15 of 16 of its TV stations to the E.W. Scripps Company and the 16th Tucson station...

An Arizona Radio Training Ground Shifts Licensees

It’s been a very slow October for radio and TV transactions. The trickle of deal-making is such that the lone item up for discussion...

Fox, NBC, More Support ATSC 3.0 Deployment

Fox Television Stations, NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations Group, Univision, Pearl TV and SpectrumCo are coming together to support the deployment of ATSC 3.0. The...