Topic: traditional broadcast
Nexstar Media closed its $6.4 billion acquisition of Tribune Media, making it the largest television broadcast group in the U.S.
The major networks have filed a lawsuit against free broadcast streaming service Locast, alleging the service infringes upon exclusive rights under the Copyright Act.
Comcast succumbed to secular cord cutting trends again during the second quarter but still managed to grow key financial metrics within its cable communications business.
AT&T’s current carriage dispute with Nexstar Media came along shortly after the company made a hefty investment in free TV streaming service Locast, which one analyst said was a good idea by AT&T.
AT&T just flooded the coffers at Locast, a free streaming service for local broadcast television, with a $500,000 donation to help fuel the service’s expansion to more markets.
Locast, a free streaming service that provides access to local broadcast channels, launched its service in two new markets: Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Broadcast television isn't going to die anytime soon, but it is sitting on a powder keg that threatens its existence. Platforms like Didja and Locast see themselves as solutions.
AT&T said this week that it will begin offering free streaming broadcast TV app Locast on both its DirecTV and U-verse pay TV platforms.
Locast, a streaming service that provides access to local broadcast television, has expanded its device compatibility lineup to include Apple TV, iPad and Android TV.
The national television advertising market stayed flat in October as declines in broadcast revenue offset increases in cable.