Evoca, a NextGen television service, has turned its service on in Portland, Ore., providing sports, entertainment, news and lifestyle programming. For $25 per month plus a receiver and no contract, Evoca subscribers will have access to 60-plus channels, including live news, sports and weather. Evoca’s channel lineup also includes ROOT Sports Northwest, which means Portlanders […]
Evoca, the hybrid OTA-OTT pay TV service that leverages the ATSC 3.0 standard for content delivery, today announced a partnership with Sling TV that allows its subscribers to add Sling Blue, Sling Orange or both to their Evoca subscriptions. Subscribers who add the Sling offerings to their Evoca package of more than 60 channels, which includes live local sports and family programming, will receive a $5 bundle discount, Evoca said.
Evoca, a newcomer that’s using a blend of IP-based ASTC 3.0 broadcast signals and traditional broadband streams to deliver pay TV packages, will soon go up against incumbent cable operator Charter Communications, along with Dish Network and DirecTV, in Traverse City, Mich. There, Evoca has teamed up with Heritage Broadcasting to launch a pay TV package next month for the introductory price of $25 per month.
Evoca, a multichannel TV service built on NextGen TV broadcast technology, is launching its service, which includes the Altitude Sports regional network, in Denver. For $25 per month plus a receiver — which costs $5 per month to rent or $250 to buy — with no contract and a guaranteed price for two years, new Evoca subscribers will get access to live games from the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche along with Colorado State University and University of Denver games. The service also includes NFL Network, Game Show Network, Curiosity Stream, Bloomberg and other channels along with access to ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC affiliates through a provided antenna.
Evoca TV, which is using the ATSC 3.0 transmission standard to broadcast its all-IP OTT pay TV service in smaller markets using low-power TV’s, is looking to power up through the FCC’s upcoming auction of new TV station construction permits.
Evoca, a live TV service that delivers channels via ATSC 3.0 broadcast technology, says that Sinclair has refused to negotiate on carriage for its Bally Sports regional networks. For about the past year it has been trying to get Bally Sports Arizona so the Phoenix homes that watch over-the-air broadcast TV can watch their local professional sports teams. Bally Sports Arizona carries live games from the Phoenix Suns, the Arizona Mercury, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Coyotes.
It debuts its new pay TV service — the first such subscription-based NextGen TV service — over low-power KBSE-LD and KCBB-LD in Boise, Idaho.
A roundup of the NextGen TV applications station groups and startups are delivering today.
Evoca, a broadcasting-based multichannel pay service, is launching in Boise this summer with confidence it won’t meet the fate of two previous similar ventures because of its reliance on NextGen TV with its IP interoperability, expanded capacity and superior receivability.