Public Media Procurement Service

Public Media Company and WGBH Business Services have launched a new partnership to reduce costs and streamline services for public radio and television stations. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the procurement services venture is the first of its kind for public media. By bringing together over 1,400 public television and radio stations, the procurement service can leverage public media’s

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Public Media Company Partners with WGBH Business Services to Form Purchasing Service for Public Media Stations

April 4, 2018 – Public Media Company and WGBH Business Services today announced their partnership in a new procurement service designed to coalesce the purchasing power of public TV and radio stations to reduce costs and streamline efforts. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the venture is the first of its kind for public media and will be available

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FCC Announces the Issuance of Initial Allocation of TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund

DATE: October 16, 2017 The FCC announced the issuance today of an initial allocation of the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund in the total amount of $1 billion to begin to reimburse eligible full power and Class A broadcasters and multichannel video programming distributors for their repacking costs. The initial allocation of funds will help stations cover upfront expenditures, equipment down payments, and other charges. As

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Public Television Financing Program

Public Media Company has secured over $20 million through a combination of for-profit and traditional bank lenders to assist public television stations with equipment financing needs through an affordable loan program. Public Media Company is  a nonprofit organization with extensive experience in public media financing. Our understanding of public media business models, as well as our track record of securing over $80 million in loans

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Public Media Company’s Public Television Financing Program

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 combination of non-profit and traditional bank lenders 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. Learn

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