National EAS Test Rescheduled for Oct. 3

FEMA’s National EAS test previously planned for Sept. 20, 2018, has been delayed to the backup date, Oct. 3, 2018, following the effects of Hurricane Florence. The times for the test have not c...

Sinclair Promises 3.0 Mobile Chips In January

Sinclair Broadcast Group is planning to unveil an ATSC 3.0 receiver chip at the CES show in January that it is hoping will open the door for broadcasters to beam traditional video programming and oth...

Road to ATSC 3.0: Hot In Phoenix – Next Gen TV

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai visited Phoenix late last month, meeting with broadcasters and consumer electronics companies behind the Phoenix Model Market, the groundbreaking Next Gen TV launchpad that sign...

Gray-Raycom Merger Spawns Station Acquisitions

TEGNA this week announced it will acquire Gray Television stations in Toledo, Ohio, and Odessa-Midland, Texas, for $105 million in cash, and E.W. Scripps said it would buy stations in Waco, Texas, an...

FCC Helps Outlets Prep for Hurricane Lane

The FCC has activated its disaster information reporting system (DIRS) as Hurricane Lane bears down on the Hawaiian islands. At the same time, it has suspended its separate Network Outage Reporting S...