Broadcasters and their technology vendors are carefully moving from traditional capital expenditure models to software-based operational expenditure models. A Discovery executive says it’s about time as the industry moves toward its own distribution costs being based on volume.
Executives at NBCUniversal Local, Sinclair, ABC Owned Stations and Avid shared stories of their accelerated shift to the cloud and virtualization in a TVNewsCheck virtual conference last week.
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KGO Taps Brandon Carleton To Head Tech
Carlton comes from ABC-owned KABC Los Angeles where he was assistant director of engineering. At ABC’s San Francisco O&O, he will be VP of broadcast and digital technology.