WASHINGTON, D.C. – (February 6, 2020) — Pearl TV, a TV broadcast business organization comprised of eight companies that operate local TV stations, today welcomed Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) as the organization’s ninth member, a move that boosts the reach of Pearl-member stations to nearly half of all broadcast television stations in the United States.
NEW YORK – (October 16, 2019) American consumers react positively to the new NEXTGEN TV logo and key messaging about next-generation television, according to consumer research conducted by Magid on behalf of Pearl TV.
NEW YORK – October 14, 2019 – As broadcasters converge on Manhattan this week for NAB Show New York, the Phoenix Model Market partners and Pearl TV today announced several developments that will positively impact the deployment of NEXTGEN TV signals throughout the country. A second transmission facility for NEXTGEN TV broadcasts in Phoenix, AZ is planned for later this year that will power a Single Frequency Network (SFN) – the first market to have two transmission towers with a SFN configuration — once the transmission licenses are approved by the FCC and the facilities are on-air.
DETROIT, MI – May 15, 2019 – On the heels of last month’s announcement that TV broadcasters in the Top 40 TV markets will be launching Next-Gen TV services by the end of 2020, Detroit’s WMYD, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), today announced plans to launch the new broadcast TV technology in a collaborative effort that will also involve Graham Media Group and other local broadcasters.
TELEVISION BROADCASTERS ANNOUNCE COLLABORATIVE BUILD-OUT PLANS FOR NEXT-GEN TV IN TOP 40 U.S. TELEVISION MARKETS
LAS VEGAS, NV – April 8, 2019 — At the 2019 NAB Show, a broad coalition of broadcast television station groups – including both network owned-and-operated stations and affiliates, as well as public broadcasters — today announced plans to deploy Next-Gen TV in the 40 largest U.S. TV markets by the end of 2020.