Mobile DTV

Sinclair's Smith Sees Next-Gen TV Progress

Location:
Sinclair Broadcast Group, 10706 Beaver Dam Road, Hunt Valley, MD, 21030, United States
Recommendation:
2

Sinclair Broadcast Group boss David Smith projects next-generation television standards will be on the Federal Communications Commission's desk by the end of 2015, if not before.

Office of Engineering And Technology Seeks Comment On Measurements Of LTE Into DTV Interference

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
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1

The Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) seeks comment on measurements of wireless Long-Term Evolution (LTE) interference into digital television (DTV) receivers for the incentive auction proceeding.

Debmar-Mercury, Gannett Form Programming Partnership

Location:
Debmar-Mercury, 22 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, 90401, United States
Recommendation:
2

Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury have formed a partnership to develop, produce, test and distribute first-run broadcast series for a variety of dayparts, said Dave Lougee , president of Gannett Broadcasting, and Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, copresidents of Debmar-Mercury.

Wireless Becoming TV's Newest Nemesis

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
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2

Historically, broadcast TV's biggest foes have been cable and newspapers, but now there seems to one more major adversary: wireless operators.

FCC Announces the Opening of Public Testing for Google's TV Band Database System Registration Procedures

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
Recommendation:
3

The Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) announces that on June 2, 2014, it will commence a 45-day public trial of a new registration system for Google’s TV band database system.

Repeaters Integral To Next-Gen Mobile Future

Location:
USA, United States
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2

Single frequency networks may be the technology that makes it possible for television stations compete with wireless in reaching viewers on their mobile devices.

Tablet Television nears launch

Location:
Tablet Television, San Francisco, CA, United States
Recommendation:
1

Tablet Television, America’s first broadcast TV service for tablets, has revealed plans for its first beta market test in San Francisco and start of commercial operations in in autumn 2014.

Mobile TV Needs Strong Broadcaster Backing

Location:
NBC Universal, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, 10112, United States
Recommendation:
2

With growing consumer demand for video on smartphones and tablets, broadcasters need to take charge in making mobile TV a robust business, even if other players like ke manufacturers are hedging, industry leaders say.

The hot startup at SXSW this year was plain old television

Location:
South by Southwest, Austin, TX, United States

There was no breakout mobile app, no hot new startup, no celebrity founder holding court over the conference. But everywhere one turned at South By Southwest Interactive, ...

ATSC Releases Guide to Mobile DTV Alerts

Location:
Advanced Television Systems Committee, 1776 K St, NW, Washington, DC, 20006-2304, United States
Recommendation:
2

The Advanced Television Systems Committee has published a new guide to help TV stations translate emergency alert system service to their new mobile digital television platform via a broadband add-on.

Broadcasters Launch Dyle Mobile DTV Promotions

Location:
USA, United States
Recommendation:
2

A number of broadcasters have announced plans for a major marketing campaign to boost consumer awareness of mobile digital TV broadcasts and the Dyle mobile DTV effort that is being backed by the Mobile Content Venture (MCV).

Nielsen to Add Data for Mobile TV Viewing

Location:
Nielsen, 770 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-9595, United States
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1

Nielsen will announce plans to augment its TV ratings data with information on viewing on tablets and smartphones, meeting a major demand of media companies that say they aren't getting credit in the current system for viewing on mobile devices.

Local TV Stations Try Mobile Apps

Location:
Spokane, WA, United States
Recommendation:
2

When it comes to watching television on tablets and smartphones, viewers can download apps for big national services like HBO, ESPN and Netflix. And, since earlier this month, there is the "Watch KHQ" app for TV viewers in Spokane, Wash., who want to catch up with their local NBC affiliate.

In Japan, Television Viewing Doesn't Have to Take a Back Seat

Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Recommendation:
1

hen selling car navigation systems, Japanese retailer Autobacs touts a special add-on: kits that convert the mapping gadgets into televisions, so drivers can watch their favorite shows.

Genachowski: Mobile DTV Needs Spectrum

Location:
Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV, 89109, United States
Recommendation:
1

Outgoing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski said at the NAB Show that the incentive auction is not “a zero-sum game” and that resisting the reallocation of spectrum from broadcast to wireless broadband may not be in broadcasters’ best interest.

Broadcasters Dragging Their Feet on Mobile Emergency Alert System

Location:
Advanced Television Systems Committee, 1776 K St, NW, Washington, DC, 20006, United States
Recommendation:
2

The number of non-votes and abstentions to standardize a mobile Emergency Alert System (M-EAS) may reflect the growing apathy surrounding broadcasting's struggling mobile digital television efforts, say some broadcasters.

Mobile TV — not a lot to see here

Location:
Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV, 89109, United States
Recommendation:
1

Mobile DTV is a technology that lets viewers receive over-the-air television broadcasts on their mobile devices. Instead of wasting your cellular data plan on Netflix movies, get free video from the airwaves, like Grandpa used to do.

Networks Should Energize Mobile DTV Push

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1

We just keep waiting for the widespread deployment of mobile digital television. What we need is for the broadcast networks to make a real commitment to the new technology.

OMVC to be Absorbed into the NAB

Location:
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), 1771 N Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Recommendation:
2

The Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC), which has served as the principal proponent for mobile television since 2007, announced it will be integrated into the National Association of Broadcasters.

New Standard Makes TV Portable, Ubiquitous

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1

Sinclair’s Mark Aitken says adoption in the next 3-5 years of ATSC 3.0 is crucial to broadcast TV, giving it the ability “not only to meet the needs of delivering lots of bits to the home, but delivering lots of bits to portable devices. I don’t think it’s just about 4K; it’s about portability.”

House Members: Mobile DTV Could Be Data Cap Video Solution

Location:
US Capitol, East Capitol Street, NE and 1st Street, NE, DC, 20515, United States
Recommendation:
1

Broadcasters celebrated the ceremonial launch of mobile digital television at a Capitol Hill kick-off event complete with legislators praising broadcasters newly-minted mobility and pointing out that mobile DTV could be a way for wireless customers to avoid data caps by viewing video over mobile broadcast rather than using their wireless data plans.

Argentine Networks Prepare for Mobile TV Service

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1

Argentina's three main mobile networks -- Movistar, Claro, and Personal -- have submitted plans to the government to offer mobile TV services, over the DTT platform.

Math for Mobile DTV Adds Up for All

Recommendation:
2

Stations seem to be falling into two camps when it comes to launching mobile digital television: those who have and those who will.

Stations See Growth from New Revenue Streams

Location:
Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, New York, NY, 10016, United States
Recommendation:
2

Sure, the television spot business is recovering from what many people have branded “The Great Recession,” but TV executives at the SNL Kagan TV and Radio Finance Summit in New York see new revenue streams adding to that positive momentum.

TV stations explore broadcasting to phone, tablets

Recommendation:
1

Local broadcast television station owners increasingly are working with technology start-ups that want to broadcast their shows to tablets and smartphones.

Mobile DTV Brings Live Television To Cars, Buses

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1

Smartphones with HDTV reception chips and in-car television sets are big business in Taiwan, China, and Brazil. Now the travel-friendly tech behind mobile DTV is making its way to the United States.

Local TV finds a new outlet: Chicago taxis

Location:
Chicago, IL, United States
Recommendation:
1

As tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices replace television as a means of watching video, broadcasters across the country — including here in Chicago — are scrambling to connect with viewers anywhere and everywhere possible. Their most recent target: taxis.

MetroPCS to sell phones with TV tuners

Location:
MetroPCS, 2250 Lakeside Blvd, Richardson, TX, 75082, United States
Recommendation:
2

MetroPCS Communications became the first U.S. cellphone company to announce plans for a phone that can tune in to live, local television broadcasts.

Mobile DTV: Would You Believe Christmas 2012?

Recommendation:
1

It’s looking like it will be at least another year before television stations will be able to offer over-the-air programming to smartphones, tablets and netbooks. Much ...

96 Stations Have Installed Mobile DTV

Location:
Open Mobile Video Coalition, Washington, DC, United States
Recommendation:
1

A new survey of mobile DTV launched by U.S. broadcasters has found that 96 U.S. stations have launched mobile DTV services and that 126 stations in 48 markets are planning to launch the mobile services by the end of 2011.

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