The Chicago-based broadcaster is paying spectrum aggregator OTA Broadcasting $23.2 million for KFFV and KVOS, both Seattle, and KTLN and low-power KAXT, both San Francisco.
The latest buy for the computer billionaire is Me-TV affiliate KVOS. Terms were not disclosed. Earlier this year, he purchased KFFV Seattle and KTLN San Francisco.
The FCC has approved the proposed $5 million purchase of KFFV Seattle by OTA Broadcasting, a company owned by computer retailing billionaire Michael Dell. KFFV is an infomercial-heavy independent. The seller is Carlene Casey. This is the second such deal for Dell this year. Earlier, he was cleared to buy KTLN San Francisco for $8 million.
Michael Dell, founder of the online computer retailer that bears his name, has been cleared by the FCC to purchase KTLN San Francisco for $8 million. The seller, Christian Communications, will continue airing religious programming on the station under a two-year LMA.