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By: John Eggerton PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and America's Public Television Stations, which have been doing their FCC commenting collectively as "PTV," have told the FCC it should reject some MVPDs' suggestion that public TV stations pay the costs for...
By Troy Dreier Online video's strong growth will continue for years, says Cisco. In 2021, 82 percent of all online traffic will be video, predicts the just-released Cisco Visual Networking Index (2016-2021). That up from 73 percent of all traffic...
By James O'Neal CAGLIARI, ITALY—More than 100 of the best minds in the field of television engineering have gathered here for the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB) conference. The June 7-9...
By Kristine DeBry The concept that “The Customer is Always Right” has such resonance that it has been popular around the globe for more than 100 years, from Marshall Field’s department store in Chicago to Selfridge’s in London, and from...
By Jonathan Handel As talks between SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers continue in advance of a June 30 contract expiration, one thing isn’t in doubt: broadcast television residuals, once the most lucrative form of reuse...
By Dade Hayes During a wide-ranging, even soul-searching conversation on C-SPAN, American Cable Association president Matt Polka said the business of providing TV service "isn't what it used to be ... and as a business it is failing." Polka was interviewed for C-SPAN's...
By Phil Kurz Broadcasters typically think of unmanned drones in television as aerial newsgathering platforms, but as nearly 1,000 U.S. broadcasters prepare to relocate to new channel assignments some may soon begin rethinking the role drones play in television broadcasting. On...
by Georg Szalai Telecom giant AT&T launched the DirecTV Now streaming service six months ago, on Nov. 30, with networks from all major entertainment companies, except for CBS Corp. The service debuted with a special introductory price offer of $35 per...
WYCU-LD, ATBA’s 2017 Station of the Year, showcases the qualities that make LPTV stations a hallmark in their communities. With so much going against Low Power TV in the current age, it takes a station with dedication and determination...
South Korean broadcasters MBC, KBS and SBS will start ultra high-definition (UHD) broadcasting later this week, Yonhap news agency reports, citing a statement from the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. According to the Ministry, the three broadcasters...
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