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Mark Aitken Ponders Where TV Standards Are Headed–Part 2

January 30, 2019 - HUNT VALLEY, MD.-- In part two of this interview, Aitken reveals Sinclair’s plan to rollout ATSC 3.0 in 26 markets in 2019, where Sinclair’s Dallas SFN rollout stands, why 3.0 naysayers will soon see they are off target, the effect multistandard TV...

Mark Aitken Talks CES 2019, 3.0 Receiver Chip Rollout, 5G—Part 1

January 23, 2019 - HUNT VALLEY, MD.--Fresh off the rollout of a multistandard DTV receiver chipset with support for ATSC 3.0 at the International CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Mark Aitken, president of ONE Media LLC and VP of Advanced Technology at Sinclair Broadcast Group...

Abernethy: Stations Need To Get With 3.0

January 23, 2019 - Fox stations chief Jack Abernethy used NATPE to stress the importance of the new tech. Its rollout and the services it enables, he said, is being held back by broadcasters’ short-term thinking and their inability to work with each other and to grasp...

FOX Talk At NATPE: ATSC 3.0’s Untapped Opportunities

January 34, 2019 - The next gen broadcast TV standard, ATSC 3.0, finally got some attention from NATPE Miami participants on the second day of this three-day event that’s focused more on OTT and content ownership than anything else. The solid endorsement of ATSC 3.0...

Broadcasters & 5G: We’re Part Of The Solution

January 21, 2019 - ONE Media’s Jerald Fritz: “Using the great big IP data pipe that is a Next Gen TV channel, broadcasters will have the flexibility to provide traditional linear TV entertainment and informational programming to both fixed and mobile devices. Plus,...

Searching for ATSC 3.0 at CES 2019

Las Vegas, NV - January 17, 2019 - As Yogi Berra might have observed about this year’s CES, “It was déjà vu all over again,” (at least with regard to the next-gen TV sets being displayed by both large and small manufacturers.) Read...

SKT-Harman-Sinclair NextGen-5G

January 30, 2019 -Here is one view of the future of a converged (Broadcast "NextGen"/Broadband "5G") automotive world. This is just some of the thinking that is going on wrt the Harman/SKT/Sinclair JV discussions. Read...

‘TRANSFORMATIVE OPPORTUNITIES’: Public Media Embraces ATSC 3.0

January 10, 2019 - In his opening keynote address to a packed house at the 2018 Public Media Summit, Pat Butler, President and CEO of America’s Public Television Stations, painted a compelling picture of the “transformative opportunities” ahead for public media with...