All Entries in January, 2015

AT&T slammed by FCC over microwave stations

It’s not only the college kids running a campus radio station... ...

AT&T

Done deal in Springfield

There are Springfields everywhere – one can hardly toss a dart... ...

Sold

OTT ought to worry MVPDs

The more quality program services that are available “over the top”... ...

Set top box

Ratings results from Sacto to Beertown

This batch of 13 PPMs registers an average Holiday listening share increase + 6.26% (without Riverside, CA). Including the Riverside...

Clark-Smidt

The price of defaulting on a winning CP bid

Failing to follow through when winning an auction for a new station is bad enough....

Money

Something to share with your auto clients

The next time you drop in to discuss advertising plans with a local dealer... ...

Auto

OTT HBO likely to dent MVPD sub totals

The availability of HBO programming without the necessity of a subscription to a cable or satellite company... ...

HBO

TV News: Sinclair, Nexstar, Telemundo, Tribune

Items: Here of a number of factoids of interest to the television community....

SBG / Sinclair Broadcast Group

Nexstar rebooks Sook, shares the wealth

Acquisitive minded television company Nexstar Broadcasting Group has extended the contract... ...

Perry Sook

Firm advocates TV to market mobile apps

How ironic – at a time when broadcasters are deeply concerned about losing advertisers to mobile platforms... ...

TV Remote
Music-Old-Radio

Redrock storms into St. George-Cedar City

Actually Redrock Broadcasting already has a presence there... ...

Sold

U.S. stocks rose alongside oil prices Thursday

U.S. stocks rose alongside oil prices Thursday, as upbeat corporate earnings reports helped spur consumer shares higher.  Radio followed suit, with TV dipping slightly....

Patriots’ Deflate-Gate good for media, radio

Patriots’ latest finesse of rules grabs attention of the wider population and that’s good for business....

NFL / National Football League

FCC’s AWS-3 auction draws record $44.9 billion in bids

Bidding in the AWS-3 spectrum auction, known as auction 97, is now closed....

FCC