GatesAir, a Thomson Broadcast subsidiary dedicated to wireless content delivery, has bolstered its international sales team with the hiring of Carlos Lira Valdez, an experienced RF sales and engineering professional […]
GatesAir, a subsidiary of Thomson Broadcast dedicated to wireless content delivery, is one of several key suppliers supporting ATSC 3.0 research, testing, and deployment within the Broadcast-Broadband Convergence B²CLab infrastructure at […]
GatesAir, a Thomson Broadcast subsidiary dedicated to wireless content delivery, has appointed two long-standing company executives to the C-level leadership board effective immediately. Joe Mack, GatesAir’s chief revenue officer, will […]
Attendance and exhibitors will still fall well below the pre-pandemic high-water mark, but station groups and vendors plan to hit the Sunday-Wednesday event with packed schedules and shopping lists.
The veteran tech leader is chosen to succeed the retiring Bruce Swail as head of the Thomson Broadcast transmission subsidiary.
GatesAir, a Thomson Broadcast subsidiary dedicated to wireless content delivery, enters its second century in business with new over-the-air broadcast innovations on the horizon for NAB Show 2023 (April 16-19 […]
GatesAir, a Thomson Broadcast subsidiary dedicated to wireless content delivery, has introduced new products for VHF TV and DAB radio broadcasters, with units “built for challenging coverage areas and unusual […]
In Amsterdam this week, there was plenty of talk about broadcasters’ ongoing transition to IP and the cloud, along with the supply chain issues and labor shortages hampering it, but most people were too grateful to see old friends, colleagues and clients to complain.
IBC’s first in-person event since 2019 may have fewer days and attendees than at its high-water mark, but vendors are packing their schedules with meetings and say they’re excited to be doing business in person again.
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, announced that Thomson Broadcast yesterday completed its acquisition of GatesAir from an affiliate of The […]
The combined company “will create a scaled, comprehensive platform with greater capabilities in innovation, design and product efficiency and an expanded portfolio of holistic, turnkey broadcast solutions,” the companies said.
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio, will soon ship a new timing and signal reference solution for broadcast and telecom facilities that […]
The turnkey transmission company’s return to the NAB Show this month offers it an opportunity to network with customers and partners, reflect on successes and unveil new innovations on the occasion of its golden anniversary. Above: GatesAir Maxiva TV transmitters installed at 1 World Trade Center.
The transmission supplier is partnering with Howard University’s WHUT and Pearl TV to power ATSC 3.0 services for five stations in the nation’s ninth largest TV market.
The self-contained, modular Maxiva system features a compact, weatherproof enclosure. The company says it’s ideal for single-frequency network configurations for DVB-T2, ISDB-Tb and other digital TV networks, where multiple transmitters operate on the same frequency to maximize signal penetration.
Low-power TV stations continue to contend with FCC initiatives to move to new channels and convert to digital operations, while interest grows in using LPTV sticks to transmit in the ATSC 3.0 standard. Above, Comark E-Compact transmitters.
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio, has promoted Mark Goins to vice president, North America sales effective immediately. He will lead an experienced team of North American representatives across regional sales management, key accounts and inside sales, […]
A 35-year broadcast industry veteran, Mack has taken on roles of increasing responsibility over his 30 years at Harris Corp. and GatesAir. In his new role, he will oversee all global sales activity.
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio, said that Rocky Mountain Public Media, owner of a statewide Colorado network of PBS member stations, […]
Vendors see the end of a long RF repack process ahead with FCC deadlines being met, sometimes assisted by Special Temporary Authorities and interim transmission facilities. RF vendors are now looking to other revenue opportunities as the repack slows down. (Dielectric photo)
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio broadcasters, has received a new TV transmission order from Doordarshan, India’s national broadcaster, to strengthen analog UHF television coverage […]
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, left Amsterdam last week with three IBC 2019 Best of Show Awards from Future. The winning products included GatesAir’s […]
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, will unveil a broadened family of TV transmitters at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) resulting from the […]
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has added a new application to its Intraplex Ascent transport platform to support reliable and […]
GatesAir has delivered its 300th repack transmitter. Cornerstone Television’s WPCB Pittsburgh (DMA 24) took delivery of its new Maxiva ULXTE-50 liquid-cooled transmitter late last week. WPCB has been repacked from ch. 50 to 28, and will transmit at 31.7 kW from its new frequency beginning Aug. […]
Spectrum Co. and Pearl TV are expected to jointly announce ATSC 3.0 launches involving some 150 stations in 30 markets during next week’s gathering in Las Vegas. Their goal is to build a national footprint that will let broadcasters better compete with wireless companies and OTT providers while spurring the development of 3.0-ready TV sets and other consumer devices.
By most accounts, transmitter manufacturers and suppliers of antennas and RF components are doing a good job so far of keeping up with the rapid spike in demand caused by the repack. But weather problems are causing major problems for tower crews and delaying a growing number of projects. And repack insiders fear a more significant backup this summer and fall.
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio broadcasters, has supplied its Maxiva XTE exciter to prominent Australian broadcast entities — TX Australia, Broadcast Australia, and Free TV — for DVB-T2 field trials on Australia’s Gold […]
GatesAir has appointed Felipe Luna managing director for the Caribbean and Latin American (CALA) region. Under the leadership of Rich Redmond, president and managing director, International, Luna will manage all sales and business development initiatives to increase regional […]
GatesAir reached what it called a milestone in its transmitter sales and deliveries for the U.S. spectrum repack with the shipment of its 100th repack transmitter. Hearst Television, one of many U.S. […]
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, today announced TV and radio transmitter sales in Mexico. Grupo Imagen is continuing the rollout of its FM […]
Both an ATSC 3.0 single-frequency network (SFN) launch in Dallas and a “model market” test in Phoenix have equipment ready to go and are simply awaiting legal approval to turn on, which could come as early as tomorrow.
Manufacturers of transmitters, antennas, transmission line, filters and other RF components are already busy with repack orders but say the additional funding included in the government’s recent spending bill should greatly ease the process, particularly for mid-to-small-market stations that have been slow to invest due to fears about compensation. Above, a Dielectric APT panel antenna. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing transmitters, antennas and other RF gear or here to download it as a PDF.
GatesAir | Booth N3703 | http://www.gatesair.com/ With the industry’s most modern transmission product line and market-leading share of repack projects, GatesAir is helping broadcast engineers remotely manage and secure mission-critical RF and IP systems to […]
GatesAir, a global provider of over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters says it, “will make significant strides in interoperable audio networking with the introduction of the Intraplex IP Link […]
The experienced finance executive will also oversee human resources and information technology, while introducing new strategies to improve company profitability and increase shareholder value.
GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, says it has successfully implemented the latest iterations of the ISO 9001 standard for Quality […]
A new deal includes site audits, turnkey solutions and installation services for broadband transmitters at to 13 stations affected by the TV spectrum repack.
GatesAir today appointed Alberto J. Salazar as director of sales for the Central and Latin American (CALA) region. A broadcast industry veteran who has held key sales roles with Harmonic and Thomson Video […]