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Phil Kurz

Phil Kurz

Phil Kurz has covered the television and non-broadcast video industries for more than 30 years.

  • Business

    Arvato Systems Buys Vidispine

    November 22, 2017

    Arvato Systems Group earlier this month announced the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of Vidispine AB to strengthen its product portfolio and collaborate on ways to take advantage of explosive growth in video content and cloud-based solutions to manage media.

  • News

    Nexstar, SBG, Tribune, TEGNA Launch TIP Initiative

    November 21, 2017

    Four of the nation’s largest station groups this week have launched an initiative to develop standards-based interfaces aimed at speeding up electronic advertising buying and selling for local TV stations and media agencies.

  • News

    Report: Continued Growth in 4K UHD Content

    November 21, 2017

    The fly in the ointment at the moment when it comes to 4K UHD is limited delivery of content to consumers, according to a recently released report from Futuresource Consulting.

  • News

    ATP Strikes Deal with Amazon

    November 20, 2017

    Tennis fans in the U.K. and Republic of Ireland who are Amazon Prime members will be able to watch ATP World Tour events live and on-demand beginning in 2019, according to an announcement from ATP and ATP Media.

  • News

    DVB Steering Board Approves UHD-1 Spec Revisions

    November 20, 2017

    The DVB Steering Board has approved revisions to three DVB specifications that complete the existing generation of specifications for Ultra High Definition Television, DVB UHD-1, DVB announced in a press release.

  • Atsc3

    FCC Approves Next-Gen TV For OTA Broadcasting

    November 16, 2017

    The FCC today by a 3-2 vote along party lines authorized broadcasters to begin on a voluntary basis over-the-air transmission of next-generation television based on the ATSC 3.0 standard.

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