The latest sum is in addition to the $1 billion originally allocated in October 2017
The FCC chair has proposed $954M to help fix comms networks there, but critics aren't happy with his efforts
From a trio of hurricanes to the biggest wildfire in modern California history, broadcasters covered it all providing vital information to viewers pre-, during and post-event.
Forty years after the U.S. Supreme Court established guidelines for saying profanities over the airwaves, broadcasters are dealing with a new challenge that has very little precedent: How to treat such utterances when they come from the president of the United States.
There will be more than enough products and technology developments scattered across the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 2017 NAB Show to keep attendees busy, but many of the broadcasters in attendance already have some things high on their must see list that they shared with TV Technology.
Even under the FAA’s highly restrictive “333 exemption” rules governing the commercial use of drones—especially the requirement to file flight plans 24 hours before launch—pioneering broadcasters such as ABC News, Cox Media Group, and Media General have managed to capture exciting, meaningful TV coverage using these unmanned, camera-equipped platforms.
One of the best things about the event is the eclectic nature of the topics covered.