Dielectric Hits A Repack High

For many TV broadcasting companies, Dielectric was selected as the supplier of new antennas needed for the multi-phase repack process. Now, Dielectric has completed the order of its 500th antenna. The recipient: A Nexstar-owned station in the South.

Here’s Who Will Manage Nautel’s U.S. Sales In The West

After two decades in top sales roles at Broadcast Electronics, the individual most recently in the positions of Director of Sales and Western Region Sales Manager has joined Nautel to oversee its sales territory in the American west. This individual succeeds Ellis Terry, who has been in the role since 2012. Terry is retiring from Nautel later this year.

‘Reliable and Scalable’ IP Video Delivery Heads To Hiawatha

Content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming platform provider Broadpeak has teamed up with video delivery tech firm Inca Networks to provide Minnesota-based internet service provider Hiawatha Broadband Communications (HBC) with "a reliable and scalable IP video delivery solution."
FCC

Here Comes FM Translator ‘MX’ Resolution

A Public Notice released Friday by the FCC officially put the wheels in motion on "Auction 100," and seeks comment on the procedures to be used for the "closed" auction. This means only certain entities outlined by the Commission will be eligible for further auction participation.

Window Opens For FCC Honors Engineer Program

Want to participate in the FCC's Honors Engineer Program, launched earlier this year? Here are all of the details on how to apply for a spot in the program, which is open to recent engineering school graduates and current students who will graduate this academic year. 

First-Time Exhibitors Join 2018 NAB Show New York

More than 60 companies will appear for the first time at the 2018 NAB Show New York, held Wednesday and Thursday (10/17 and 10/18) at the Javits Convention Center. These companies will offer a first look at new products and technologies through hands-on exhibits and demonstrations.

Martha Raddatz Confirmed For 2018 NAB Show New York

ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz has a date with NAB President/CEO and former U.S. Senator Gordon Smith. Raddatz and Smith will headline a keynote session on Thursday at NAB Show New York, with the discussion focused on Raddatz’s experience as a war correspondent and White House reporter.

A Streaming Summit At NAB New York

The Streaming Summit is co-produced by streaming industry expert Dan Rayburn and will be held October 17-18 at the Javits Convention Center as part of the NAB Show New York events.

Riedel Responds To Growth With North America Service Manager

In response to what it calls "accelerated growth" of its U.S. and Canadian customer base, Riedel Communications has appointed a service manager for North America. Endi A. Maricevic takes the role, and will be based in Riedel's Burbank, Calif., office.

MultiDyne Welcomes A New Director of Engineering

A pro who has worked in engineering roles at Chyron Corporation, Roscor Corportation and Phillips/BTS and later spent a decade at CBS in New York, will facilitate the engineering process for all product design initiatives, develop long-term product roadmaps, and liaise with MultiDyne’s production, marketing and supply chain teams to increase accessibility to products and related information.

PILOT Poised To Award Up To 10 Big Scholarships

PILOT, the NAB's "innovation initiative," has announced it will offer up to 10 scholarships of $5,000 each to current college sophomores, juniors, seniors entering graduate school and graduate students, for pursuit of studies related to broadcast engineering, media technology and innovation. The scholarships will be administered in partnership with the BEA.

TV, Video Pros Take Tech Ties Via TVXchange

The NAB Show is linking up with strategic partnership broker VerticalXchange to produce and host a series of events featuring one-on-one business meetings for television and video professionals with pre-qualified technology companies through the new TVXchange.

Three New Partners Fly With PILOT

PILOT Executive Director John Clark has added three chairs to the cockpit, if you will, for the innovation initiative of the NAB. These new members of PILOT will collaborate with broadcasters to define key areas for development of innovative technologies and services for media companies.

ATSC President Looks Ahead for ATSC 3.0

At the recent Society of Broadcast Engineers annual national awards, ATSC President Mark Richer hailed the collaboration of broadcast industry players for last year’s development of ATSC 3.0. Richer outlined a history of the standards-setting process for digital TV and ATSC 3.0, and announced that work continues to ensure a smooth road ahead for deployment of the standard and its many features.

This Metadata, Transcription ‘Specialist’ Takes On East Coast

A U.K.-based broadcast metadata and transcription specialist has registered as a LLC in the state of Connecticut and will soon open its first stateside office in Stamford by the end of October. The arrival of the Take 1 office on the fringe of the New York Tri-State Area follows the establishment of a West Hollywood, Calif., office and a Latin American operations center in Chile.

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