Las Vegas, NV (January 7, 2019) — The Public Media Venture Group and Osborn Infrastructure have launched a partnership to develop, own, and operate a nationwide network of converging technology infrastructure platforms, including Single Frequency Networks and Next-Gen Broadcast and Data Center Infrastructure. In addition, the two organizations are partnering to provide services to stations in support of their transition to ATSC 3.0, as well as the ongoing management of the infrastructure and related businesses.
“The Public Media Venture Group is committed to supporting public media stations in their mission to provide local communities with programs and services that contribute to educational, cultural and informational needs,” said Marc Hand, CEO of the Public Media Venture Group. “The partnership with Osborn will provide public stations with the tools and systems to develop new and exciting services that benefit their communities and that bring new partnerships and revenues to these vital local institutions.”
Joe Chinnici, President/CEO of Osborn Infrastructure, noted, “The Public Media Venture Group is the ideal partner to build alliances for ATSC 3.0 transitioning, Single Frequency Networks, and Next-Gen Infrastructure development in markets across the country. Single Frequency Networks will increase broadcasters’ operating efficiency, market coverage, and reliability while also expanding data distribution revenue opportunities. We’re excited to work with public media to lead the industry into the future of media and in the building of key new technologies for television.”