President’s Message: Time to Double Down

The 2018 ATSC Next Gen TV Conference, “The Road to ATSC 3.0,” is one for the history books. The record attendance, passionate speakers and an unprecedented level of cooperation and enthusiasm speak v...

Trump Nominates Starks As New FCC Commissioner

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks as Federal Communications Commissioner. Starks, who is currently the assistant bureau chief of the FCC’s enforcement bureau wou...

Public TV Embraces Next Gen Broadcast Standard

Public television is ready to embrace the ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard. In fact, it is already experimenting with new service and business opportunities the new standard makes possible, the head of...

Pai Praises Presidential Pick For Open FCC Slot

In March, the rumors first surfaced. On Friday evening, June 1, the intended successor to Democratic FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn had been confirmed. If President Trump and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai h...

Dallas ATSC 3.0 SFN Buildout Nears Completion

GARLAND, TEXAS AND HUNT VALLEY, MD.—Earlier this year, TV Technology first reported on the combined effort of several broadcast related organizations, including Sinclair Broadcast Group, its ONE Medi...

LPTVs Searching for Post Repack Homes

Low-power television stations (LPTVs) and translators that lost their channels through the FCC’s 2017 auction of UHF spectrum to wireless operators have until tomorrow, June 1, to file applications f...

John Hane Urges Speedy 3.0 Deplyoment

Broadcasters need to quickly “push ATSC 3.0 into the market in a big way” in order to stave off competitors who would like to see the FCC reclaim even more of broadcasters’ UHF spectrum, said Spectru...

Earls’ Ozark Group Officially Gets New Directions

Nearly eight months ago, word first surfaced that a company led by Paul Coates and Mike Huckabee had agreed to convert a Lease Management Agreement (LMA) forged in October 2017 to outright ownership ...

Dallas ATSC 3.0 SFN Buildout Nears Completion

GARLAND, Texas and HUNT VALLEY, Md. — Earlier this year, TV Technology first reported on the combined effort of several broadcast related organizations, including Sinclair Broadcast Group, its ONE Me...

Louisiana LPTV Accepts Hefty FCC Consent Decree

A Class A television station serving a Louisiana market filed an application for license renewal with the FCC. But, it seems, there was some compliance issues with all of the Commission’s rules. To r...