TV Broadcasters Get Another Shot at Leveraging Channels Into Cash

TV Broadcasters Get Another Shot at Leveraging Channels Into Cash

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017

“The FCC’s incentive auction may not have resulted in the jackpot payday that some television broadcasters hoped for, but public broadcasters could still benefit financially through channel-sharing deals. By working out agreements to share their channels with other noncommercial and commercial broadcasters that did succeed in selling their spectrum, public TV stations have a post-auction […]

Next Generation Digital Television: New Pathways to Grow Service

Next Generation Digital Television: New Pathways to Grow Service

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017

As a result of our ATSC 3.0 meetings for station leaders, we have issued a full report on this important, emerging broadcast technology, “Next Generation Digital Television: New Pathways to Grow Service.” In addition, Public Media Company has created a new “ATSC 3.0 Resource Center”, a curated collection of links, articles and related commentary. Topics […]

Colorado Public Radio Expands Broadcast Reach and Geographic Makeup of CPR News

Colorado Public Radio Expands Broadcast Reach and Geographic Makeup of CPR News

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017

CPR was represented in the following transaction by Public Media Company: Colorado Public Radio (CPR) today announced plans to broaden the geographic makeup of its newsroom and expand the broadcast reach of its news service (CPR News) along the Front Range. Both efforts build on CPR’s organizational vision to be a statewide news and information […]

Rhode Island Public Radio to Acquire License From UMass Dartmouth

Rhode Island Public Radio to Acquire License From UMass Dartmouth

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017

Public Media Company represented RIPR throughout its negotiations with U Mass Dartmouth, and also prepared the financial analysis for the transaction. Congrats to both! “Rhode Island Public Radio will expand its reach within the state and into southeastern Massachusetts with the acquisition of a signal from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. RIPR now broadcasts […]

Upcoming ATSC 3.0 Meeting for Station Leaders

Upcoming ATSC 3.0 Meeting for Station Leaders

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

Join our upcoming meeting for station leaders on emerging ATSC 3.0 broadcasting technology. Our next session will be in Las Vegas, NV, November 9th & 10th. Space is still available, so please email us at info@publicmedia.co if you are interested in attending. And a big thanks to everyone who attended our first two sessions in Baltimore […]

TV Spectrum Auction Enters Next Stage With New Bidding, Lower Prices

TV Spectrum Auction Enters Next Stage With New Bidding, Lower Prices

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016

The first stage of the FCC reverse auction of television spectrum concluded as many analysts had predicted: Sellers’ opening bid prices were more than $60 billion higher than what the forward auction buyers were willing to pay. We believe it’s unlikely that the second stage of the auction will succeed at matching sellers’ prices to […]

Pub TV Leaders Learn About New Digital Television Standard

Pub TV Leaders Learn About New Digital Television Standard

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016

Public Media Company hosted the first of three informational meetings for senior station executives to learn more about the upcoming ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard. The upcoming transition to a new digital television standard will require a cultural shift within public television, station executives heard during a meeting examining opportunities and challenges of the new technology. […]

Public Media Company’s 2014-15 Annual Report

Public Media Company’s 2014-15 Annual Report

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

New Insights. Informed Decisions. Meaningful Actions. Since 2001, Public Media Company (PMC) has been nurturing public media so that communities nationwide have the benefit of strong, independent, local media voices. From the perspectives of rigorous analysis, finance, and a deep understanding of how public media works, PMC has partnered with more than 300 public media […]

Meetings for Station Leaders Will Focus on ATSC 3.0 TV Broadcast Standard

Meetings for Station Leaders Will Focus on ATSC 3.0 TV Broadcast Standard

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016

Public Media Co. is hosting three meetings for station executives to learn more about the upcoming ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard. “The overall goal is to bring smaller groups of stations together over two days to focus on giving station managers a firm grounding in ATSC 3.0 and the implications for public television from a mission, […]

ATSC 3.0 – New Standards and the Future of Broadcasting

ATSC 3.0 – New Standards and the Future of Broadcasting

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016

The Quello Center is co-hosting a two-day meeting with the Public Media Company (PMC); the event will bring public television station general managers together to discuss the potential of Advanced Television Systems Committee standards 3.0 (ATSC 3.0) for digital television to enhance the public service offerings that public broadcasters can offer their local communities, with […]