Topic: broadcast spectrum
The FCC allocated another $742 million in reimbursements for eligible broadcasters and MVPDs as the incentive auction channel repack progresses.
During the NAB Show last week, Hane sat down with FierceVideo to discuss progress in Dallas, Dish’s involvement and the wireless opportunities of ATSC 3.0.
Dish Network has deployed its 700 MHz spectrum as part of Sinclair, Nexstar and Univision’s ATSC 3.0 single frequency network (SFN) trial in Dallas.
Fox Television Stations and T-Mobile are teaming up to speed up the 600 MHz spectrum repack process for a fraction of the original estimated cost.
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that it has officially closed its previously announced acquisition of Bonten Media’s TV stations for $240 million.
The FCC’s broadcast incentive auctions are complete, and 175 winning broadcasters will receive more than $10 billion.
Comcast spent only $1.7 billion to acquire spectrum during the FCC’s just-completed Broadcast Incentive Auction, coming in short of analyst projections.
The National Association of Broadcasters warned changes to the pending channel repack are needed to avoid broadcasters being forced off the air.
Comcast and T-Mobile dominated the FCC’s recently completed broadcast spectrum auction, according to estimates by UBS analyst John Hodulik.