The issue of whether or not a station can get out of the simulcasting mandate for ATSC 3.0 is still up for debate, as it is one of the questions that the FCC is currently seeking comments on.
At a CES panel on Tuesday, panelists discussed that even though the media landscape is continuing to evolve, TV remains a major factor, particularly when it comes to advertising.
Computer companies, led by Microsoft, have formed the Connect Americans Now coalition and are seeking to access the so-called TV white spaces to close the rural digital divide.
In another 3-2 vote along party lines, the FCC voted on Dec. 14 to eliminate most network neutrality rules, reclassify ISPs, wired and wireless, as non-common carriers and deed most of the internet policing functions to the Federal Trade Commission or Justice Department.
The Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox have put pen to paper on the deal that will bring Fox film and TV studio, cable and international business assets under the Disney banner following speculation over the last couple of weeks.
After 53 years with Zenith, Wayne Luplow has announced his retirement, according to an internal memo.
MobiTV has agreed to a deal with National Cable Television Corporation that is designed to help the co-op’s membership of indie operators—which totals more than a reported 800 pay TV providers—migrate to a next-gen, IP-based platform rather than the traditional set-top boxes.
n a move that was similar to what happened between U.S. broadcasters and Aereo, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on Wednesday, Nov. 29, that copies of off-air broadcasts stored in the cloud for later online access by subscribers are public performances and require the permission of the copyright holders.
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