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...

Pai Sees ATSC 3.0 Benefits Firsthand In Phoenix

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai described the ongoing trial of ATSC 3.0 as “really exciting” Aug. 19 after a visit to the Univision station in town for a demo of Next-Gen TV. In a video tweeted by Pai, the cha...

ARK Mediacom Launching the 5G of Broadcasting

August 21, 2018 – ARK Mediacom (ARK) announces its formation and partnership with Edge Spectrum Inc. (ESI).  This new company will leverage the expansive spectrum footprint of ESI to deploy its...

Get Ready For Broadcast TV’s Next Generation

While next-generation technology may not always lead to the next generation of a business, industry or culture, it’s clear that local broadcast television stands on the precipice of a new generation....

Is SaaS Catching Up To The Demands Of Broadcasters?

NEW YORK—While the IT world has embraced software as a service and relied heavily on the cloud for offsite storage, the broadcast world has remained more apprehensive about moving away from on premis...

Marc Hand: 3.0 To Enable New Services For Public TV

WESTMORE, Vt. — WKAR, Michigan State University’s public television station, was granted an experimental license from the FCC to begin ATSC 3.0 transmission. The station will join a small, but growin...