LOCAL IMPACT, NATIONAL REACH
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Project Management, Station Valuations, Strategic Planning
This page includes a curated collection of links, tools, articles and commentary regarding post-Incentive Auction broadcast transition and repacking, updated regularly. Cost Reimbursement Calculator: A cost reimbursement calculator for public TV stations who are repacking (DropBox link) Public Media Company Report: When 90% Is Not 90%? Post-Incentive Auction Transition Public Notice Post-Incentive Auction Transition Scheduling […]
NEWS AND EVENTS
By PMC CEO Marc Hand, writing in Current: Despite eye-popping windfalls for some stations, the FCC broadcast spectrum auction was a disappointment for public media. Here’s why: Prior to the start of the auction, the prevailing wisdom was that the forward auction would generate anywhere between $30 billion and $60 billion in gross proceeds. Some […]
The new ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard won’t wash your car, fold your laundry or provide tomorrow’s winning lottery numbers. Beyond that, though, broadcasters attending PBS TechCon are being promised a wide array of benefits from the next-generation digital TV system that’s a focus of this year’s convention. “There is really a significant opportunity for increased […]
Worried about paying for auction-related equipment costs, ATSC 3.0 upgrades or general equipment needs?
Public Media Company has secured over $20 million from a non-profit lender and a leading national bank to assist public television stations with equipment financing needs through an affordable loan program. Additionally, there might be other lenders interested in providing financing solutions to public TV stations on a case-by-case basis. Read More…
“Public Media Company has grown to be an important and crucial resource for leading stations across the country. At a time when the future of public media is less than a foregone conclusion, PMC has become an essential partner to entrepreneurial outlets in planning and executing growth strategies. Their expertise in station acquisition has enabled the system to grow its national reach and impact”
Roger LaMay, WXPN General Manager and NPR Board Chair