SMPTE #GivingTuesday Donations Going Toward Next Century Fund

November 22,2017 —Fund focuses on standard development, education programs and membership expertise

Nexstar, SBG, Tribune, TEGNA Launch TIP Initiative

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 stat...

Report: Continued Growth in 4K UHD Content

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.

Bonded-Microwave Combo Captures NYC Marathon Wheelchair Race Live

November 22,2017 —CP Communications relied on a combination of microwave and bonded cellular technology to deliver live shots from the women’s wheelchair race...More

ATP Strikes Deal with Amazon

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...

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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 por...More

Trinity Broadcasting Network Re-Ups With Intelsat

Intelsat and Trinity Broadcasting Network are going for another round, as the companies have announced they signed a multi-year agreement for TBN content to be distributed to cable head-ends throughou...

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FCC to Review National Cap, UHF Discount

November 21,2017 —A vote has been scheduled for a review of the 39 percent national TV station audience reach cap, aka national cap, per a statement from FCC ...More

DVB Steering Board Approves UHD-1 Spec Revisions

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 pr...

Accelerated Media Technologies Hires Ron Laurence as Sales Director

November 20,2017 —Ron Laurence is the new sales director for specialty vehicle provider Accelerated Media Technologies.

David Siegler Joins SBE Board of Directors

Every seat of the Society of Broadcast Engineer’s Board of Directors is full once again, as David Siegler, CPBE, has been officially approved to take over Jim Bernier’s, CPBE, CNBE, vacant spot.

Edgeware Appoints Thedéen as Managing Director, CEO

Upon Joachim Roos’ request to step down as CEO of Edgeware in 2018 after 14 years in the position, the Edgeware Board of Directors have announced that Karl Thedéen will take over from Roos in the posi...

‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Crown’ Win 2017 HPA Awards

November 20,2017 —It was a near sweep for Netflix in the television categories at the 2017 HPA Awards, which honor the best behind-the-scenes artistry—includi...More