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NextGen TV: SpectraRep’s EduCast Selected to Deliver Classroom Content to Students Via ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts in N.M.
December 7, 2021: The pilot project in New Mexico to deliver classroom content via ATSC 3.0 broadcasts to students without broadband services is the first U.S. educational datacasting deployment using NextGen TV services
Former New York Times CEO Mark Thompson: “US TV News Is In Dead Trouble”
November 17, 2021: Former New York Times CEO Mark Thompson has said US TV news is in “dead trouble” as it loses audiences under the age of 60.
Synamedia Rolls Out ‘Zero Compromise’ 8K Encoding, Streaming Tech
September 30, 2021: Synamedia, an independent video software provider, said today it has achieved 8K real-time encoding and streaming with “zero compromise” on its Vivid Compression platform powered by AMD EPYC 7763 processors.
Targeted Ads Lead NextGen TV’s Revenue Chase, Execs Say
September 27, 2021: Representatives from NBCUniversal Local, E.W. Scripps and Pearl TV claim that NextGen TV’s ability to deliver targeted ads to connected TVs is the most promising and immediate among the technology’s potential revenue streams, and the proliferation of NextGen-ready sets is bringing monetization closer.
Wolk: Whoever Controls the Interface Controls
the TV Biz
Why TV Antennas Are Making a Comeback in the Streaming Age
NAB Urges Support for Legislation to Sustain Local News Outlets
Media Ownership Rules Are Detrimental to Competition, Localism and Diversity, NAB Says
NTIA creates 2 new offices to handle broadband workload
Core Networks, Tower Connectivity, Broadcaster Education Vital for ATSC 3.0 Strength, Annual Confab Is Told
Tech, Media & Telcom Industries Seeing Higher Employee Turnover
New Data Shows YouTube Dominates Video Landscape for Kids
Dielectric Optimizes Production Workflow For Busy LPTV Repack Phase
August 19, 2021: Dielectric is preparing for brisk business in the final stretch of the FCC’s Broadcast Incentive Auction, or spectrum repack, which will relocate displaced low-power TV, TV translator and FM stations to new frequencies by Sept. 5, 2022.
PBS, ‘Frontline,’ ’60 Minutes,’ ‘Vice News Tonight’ Lead 2021 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations
July 27, 2021: PBS led all networks in nominations for the 42nd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, landing 52 overall — thanks to the strength of signature series “Frontline,” “Independent Lens,” “POV,” “Nova,” “PBS News Hour” and “Nature.”
SpaceX challenged by U.S. FCC on bid for rural broadband subsidy
July 26, 2021: The Federal Communications Commission is challenging a bid by Elon Musk’s SpaceX for US$886 million in rural broadband subsidies, saying some of the money appeared headed for serving parking lots and airports with satellite-delivered broadband.