Public Media Company Starting a Public Television Financing Program

Public Media Company Starting a Public Television Financing Program

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017

Worried about paying for auction-related equipment costs, ATSC 3.0 upgrades or general equipment needs? Public Media Company has secured $20 million from a non-profit lender 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 […]

FCC	Spectrum	Auction and Channel Sharing

FCC Spectrum Auction and Channel Sharing

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017

As we transition from the FCC spectrum auction and the FCC auction quiet period, public television stations may face unique and interesting post-auction opportunities that could allow them to improve their service, generate additional revenue, or both. To take advantage of these opportunities, however, public television stations will need to move quickly: Broadcasters will have […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Channel X Announces New MacArthur Foundation Support, Continues Strong Growth

Channel X Announces New MacArthur Foundation Support, Continues Strong Growth

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016

Boulder, Colorado – June 21, 2016: Channel X has received a multi-year $490,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in support of plans to expand its public media content exchange. The grant will enable Channel X to continue growing its video sharing platform by bringing in more news reporting, station-produced programming […]

VuHaus Celebrates One Year with Exclusive Live Stream From NON-COMM 2016

VuHaus Celebrates One Year with Exclusive Live Stream From NON-COMM 2016

Posted by on May 12, 2016

PMC’s VuHaus, the music discovery video platform and its network of the country’s leading public radio music stations, will be celebrating its one year anniversary by live streaming from the 16th annual WXPN NON-COMMvention in Philadelphia, May 18, 19 and 20, 2016. VuHaus launched in May 2015 at the NON-COMM with a coalition of public […]