Here’s the problem. At most, broadcasters have 39 months to complete their move to a new channel assignment if and when the incentive auction is complete. That’s not much time, especially when certain finite industry resources — most notably the crews qualified to work on tall TV towers — are taken into consideration. It simply […]
Xytech has launched a Broadcast Services Division to address the global market for video transmission services. Industry expert Daniel Lynch, who has been with Xytech since 2011, will lead the division. The new division will provide a technically advanced solution delivering flexible, scalable and seamless software to operations facing increasingly intense content demands, the company […]
What would end-of-year writing be without a look to the New Year and the potential it holds? To be sure, many technical accomplishments have been achieved in the television industry this year, but there is so much more to do. What follows is my top 10 list of New Year’s wishes for television when it comes […]
InSite Towers Development has closed its purchase of the Poole Tower Complex at Mount Wilson in Los Angeles, media and tower brokerage Media Services Group announced today. The Poole Tower Complex, first developed in the 1950s, is home to MundoFox 22 KWHY, KBIG-FM, KYSR-FM and KXOS-FM.
Osborn Engineering and Sutro Tower have entered into a service agreement for study and analysis of the FCC DTV spectrum auction and repack as well as what they will mean for broadcasters on the iconic San Francisco tower. The Widelity Report sponsored by the FCC identified the site as one of its “Super Complicated Sites: Mount […]
Happy New Year to the television industry! In the spirit of ringing in the New Year, here are my top 10 wishes for the TV industry in 2015: A single flexible, extensible next-gen TV transmission standard. Competition is a wonderful thing, but it’s hard to see how the TV industry avoids a downward spiral fueled […]
There may be a whole generation of people in the United States that’s not sure whether or not HDTV is available for free over the air, but a coalition representing antenna and set makers, broadcasters and even consumer groups has set out to change. Research suggests more than half of young adults do not know […]