Norsan Media Grows With Austin Transaction

Just days ago he was seen chatting in Spanish with Amador Bustos at the Encore in Las Vegas while attending the 2024 NAB Show. Now, Norberto Sánchez and Norsan Media CEO Natalia Alvarez are celebrating the addition of radio properties in the capital of the Lone Star State.
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Futuri AudioAI Introduces Live AI-powered Co-Hosts and CallerAI Listener Interaction

Futuri is showing off enhancements to its Futuri AudioAITM platform across the NAB Show. These innovations, the company says, "represent a significant leap forward in integrating AI with live broadcast programming, podcasts, and audience interaction."

Sinclair Inc. Opens The Door to Datacasting

The highly anticipated launch of a datacasting platform to enable data distribution across all current Sinclair TV markets where it has a NEXTGEN TV “lighthouse” with ATSC 3.0 technology arrived on Sunday morning. Introducing Broadspan, which will serve the 40% of the U.S. where Sinclair has a broadcast presence.

The InFOCUS Podcast: Paul LeFort

As Paul LeFort settles in to his new role as the head of local TV sales at Nielsen, he spoke with RBR+TVBR to share the latest on how Nielsen helping broadcasters in showing the continued value of UHF/VHF, and touched on measurement accuracy in this all-new InFOCUS Podcast, presented by

Crackdowns on Password Sharing Impacting SVOD Churn

Some 52% of TV content viewers have cancelled or lost access to at least one of their subscription video-on-demand services within the past year, Horowitz Research shares in a new study. For those who cancelled or lost access within the past 12 months, cost is a big reason.

Total Coverage Of Total Eclipse Across Radio, TV

Across Monday, from Mexico to Dallas and onward to the northeast to locales such as Dayton and Niagara Falls, millions of Americans were witness to one of the most brilliant total eclipses seen in a generation. Broadcast and cable TV, along with AM/FM radio, covered the historic event.

Idaho AM/FM Combo Sold To Heat Pump Pros

Ray's has been offering heat pump services to Salmon and Challis, Idaho since 1971. It's a family-owned operation, and always has been. Now, the Infangers are poised to add radio station ownership to their business portfolio.

Ravi Kapur OKs Estrella Media Lease Deal For S.F.

The Spanish-language broadcast TV network owned by the privately held media company led by CEO Peter Markham has added an affiliate for the San Francisco DMA.  It's thanks to a newly signed agreement with an individual known for his service to South Asian consumers.

Omnia Forza FM Arrives In Time For NAB Show

Like the original Omnia Forza product for HD, DAB, and streaming audio - now branded as Forza HDS - Forza FM will be delivered as a container that can run on an on-premises COTS server or on a cloud-hosted platform such as AWS.
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Seattle Gearing Up For Country Radio War

Until yesterday, the nation's 11th-largest radio market was home to a lone "Wolf," if you will. Audacy's KKWF "100.7 The Wolf" commanded all of the attention of country music fans seeking a local radio station in Seattle-Tacoma to tune to. Now, The Wolf has two new competitors.

A Weak February For Media Deals

S&P Global Market Intelligence data for February show 96 North American M&A deals valued at $160 million. That, S&P Global says, is the sector's softest showing in M&A activity in 13 months. Even though that news is glum, there could be a bright spot for some.

Compass’ Play-By-Play Sports Arm Resets Leadership

Three veteran executives have earned promotions at Compass Media Networks in moves that will see the trio oversee the content creation, production, and distribution of the company’s play-by-play sports platform.

The InFOCUS Podcast: Steve Jones

What excites Skyview Networks President/CEO Steve Jones about GenAI and its use at broadcast radio? What are the other big conversation topics he's expecting to discuss at the NAB Show? We find out in this InFOCUS Podcast, presented by dot.FM.

Veritone Launches A GenAI Chat Tool

Between April 1 and the end of June, the broadcast media industry will gain access to a new product from Veritone that is designed to give users of its digital media hub the ability to quickly extract actionable insights and execute dynamic workflows from their media archive data.

Mundo Hispano Growth Will Include iHeartMedia Partnership

The digital arm of Rene Alegría-led seeks to expand its content distribution while growing its revenue further. As such, it is teaming up with the nation's No. 1 owner of radio stations.