[Commentary] If you want real insight on where the broadcast television industry is heading -- on its long-term viability -- you have to go to Washington.
Sam Matheny, Capitol Broadcasting’s VP of policy and innovation, has several “big buckets” of issues that he says need to be studied and resolved before a successful ATSC 3.0 transition can take place.
The pay TV industry has scored points in its continuing campaign to reform retransmission consent, both on Capitol Hill and at the Federal Communications Commission -- but any significant additional reforms are more likely to come from the agency
National Association of Broadcasters President Gordon Smith encouraged television engineers to get on with the task of developing a new broadcast TV standard that can provide truly ubiquitous service.
David Smith, CEO-president of Sinclair Broadcast Group, sees congressional and/or court action required to rebalance the regulatory environment so that broadcasters can effectively compete with broadband, telephone and cable companies.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is moving forward with its plan to develop an alternative "next-generation" TV broadcast standard to the one that the Advanced Television Systems Committee is working on.
It's unusual for a trade association to send a cease-and-desist letter to a federal regulatory agency, but that's just what National Association of Broadcasters did.
For the most part, TV news targeting African Americans has been a bust.
Univision CEO Randy Falco said that federal regulators should at the very least impose "much tougher restrictions" on Comcast as conditions on approving Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable.
With so many new regulations and challenges facing television broadcasters, it’s hard to keep track of all the changes. So how can stations, while tending to their own businesses, keep up with it all?