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TIP Logtimes Interface Gets Four Provider Adds

The TIP Initiative also announced that the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division has joined its consortium of local television broadcasters, joining six other leading television broadcasting companies.

Ion Seeks Birmingham Bump For UHF O&O

Ion Media has made an effort in recent months to shift the city of license for more than one of its stations to a locale much closer to the metropolitan area for which it serves. It's at it again. This time, Ion wants a change to the Post-Transition Table of DTV allotments for a station serving Alabama's biggest market.
Sirius XM

Is Sirius XM Stock Undervalued?

It just merged with Pandora Media. Its shares are largely on an upward trajectory when viewing at the company on a five-year track. Yet, it has a high price to earnings ratio, a Simply Wall St. analysts believes. As such, is Sirius XM still undervalued, this analyst wonders?

FCC Call Center Launched For TV Rescan Assistance

The ongoing transition of local TV channels thanks to the post-FCC Incentive Auction repacking process, coupled with the rise of "cord cutting" and over-the-air broadcast TV consumption, has led the FCC to open a dedicated consumer help center expressly created to assist them with any queries and associated needs.
Meredith

With Less Debt, Meredith Corp. Raises Its Dividend

The company's stock is roughly in the median range of its overall performance seen in the last five years. Yet, Meredith Corp. is whittling down its millions in debt. As such, its Board of Directors believes the company is on the right track toward future growth, and is rewarding its shareholders accordingly.
Cable / Satellite

Presenting America’s Top Cord-Cutting States

As industry analysts forecast another year of "cord cutting," a recent survey of 5,000 Americans conducted by Waterstone, self-described as "a boutique management consulting firm that focuses exclusively on helping technology companies and investors succeed," purports to show that 59% have cut the cord.
E.W. Scripps Company

Scripps Schedules Q4, FY 18 Results As Stock Surges

If current trends on Wall Street continue, The E.W. Scripps Co. will be sharing its Q4 and full-year 2018 results with its stock on the rise and full momentum ahead for a strong 2019. Since the start of the year, shares are up more than $2.50 -- and at their healthiest point in more than a year.

NYF TV, Film Award Finalists Revealed

The 2019 finalists for New York Festivals® Television & Film Awards have been revealed. The Grand Jury, comprised of prominent executives from the international broadcast and film industry, selected this year’s Finalists from entries submitted from 50 countries.

The Growth and Evolution of OTA TV, As Nielsen Sees It

What does Nielsen know about OTA households? Nielsen recently dived into the data to find out more about them—particularly, how many there are, what they look like and how they consume media. Here are the just-released findings.

CBS Dividend As Shares Sputter Below $50 Threshold

With its shares slipping below the important $50 mark, CBS Corp.'s Board of Directors went ahead and approved a quarterly dividend on the company's stock. At the closing bell on Wall Street, CBS was trading at $49.47 — and has been struggling to get above a price seen just once since February 2016.
Univision Communications, Inc.

Univision Reiterates Its Stance On DISH Patent Fight

Did Univision infringe on four tech patents that only DISH's Sling TV has the rights to by delivering live programming from its two over-the-air networks and the Galavisión network to paying subscribers of the OTT service Univision Now?

The State Of The ‘Broadcast’ Industry, From An OTT Lover

There's been a surge of major streaming services into the consumer video market. With this has come a "multi-billion dollar" expansion of original content creation ... and an increase in M&A activity among broadcast companies. These are the integral themes of Ooyala's State of the Broadcast Industry report for 2019.

A Big Five-Year Boom For Home Broadband

Broadband-only households in 2018 totaled 23.3 million. Growth is hardly done, new research released Monday by S&P Global Market Intelligence media research group Kagan finds.

Consumer Trust In Broadcasters: Higher and Higher

For 24 years, Brand Keys has created a Customer Loyalty Engagement Index. In an era full of "Fake News," it is using it as a gauge of consumer trust for not only big TV partners, but also TV news organizations. The findings are largely positive for broadcast and cable TV stations offering morning and/or evening newscasts.

Spanish-language Super Coverage Set For Sunday

¡Si, Señor! Hispanic consumers across the U.S. who prefer to watch El Gran Juego on Sunday "en español" now have an option that doesn't involve trying to follow CBS's English-language commentary and analysis or fumbling around with a remote control in a vain attempt to get the SAP feature to work.

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