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Broadcasters have long touted the possibilities of ATSC 3.0, and stations are asking the FCC to make the process of transitioning to the new standard easier. But cable has concerns the proposed changes could lead to loopholes in broadcast ownership rules and retransmission consent agreements. Black News Channel has spent two years establishing itself as a must-have channel, and it wants to use that momentum to score carriage deals with the likes of Altice USA and maybe even go international.

Cable Wary of ATSC 3.0 Multicast Impacts
Cable groups have some concerns about an FCC proposal that the agency hopes would assist broadcasters looking to transition more stations to ATSC 3.0, but also protect current OTA viewers. Read More »
Building Bridges: BNC Chief Eyes Continued Growth
Two years after its launch, BNC has seen solid growth and has plans to keep that momentum going. Read More »
What 10G Milestones Are Coming in 2022?
We asked executives in our industry what 10G milestones they expect to see this year. Here’s what they had to say. Read More »
Newsmax CEO Says Focus is on Pay TV Ecosystem
Newsmax TV made headlines last month after a few smaller cable operators dropped the service, prompting the question of whether there could be some carriage battles looming. Read More »
Sohn Explains Locast Settlement, Recusal Reasoning
For Senate Commerce Democrats, the second nomination hearing of Gigi Sohn to serve as the fifth FCC commissioner wasn’t about questions over her fitness for the role. Read More »
Exclusive: C2HR Details Pay Increases, Challenges During COVID-19
Those who work for connectivity providers were more likely to see stronger compensation increases in 2021, while content developers faced more challenges, according to data from the Content & Connectivity Human Resources Association’s (C2HR) annual compensation surveys. Read More »
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