Mako Communications Closes On Sale Of Bakersfield LPTV Construction Permit

Mako Communications, a Texas limited liability company has closed on the sale of the construction permit for low-power television station K07AAJ-D Bakersfield, Calif., to Roseland Broadcasting. The sale price was $15,000. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group served as the exclusive broker for the seller.

Mako Communications Sells Bakersfield LPTV Construction Permit

Mako Communications, a Texas limited liability company, has agreed to sell the construction permit for low-power television station K07AAJ-D (Facility ID No.181741), Bakersfield, Calif., to Roseland Broadcasting. The sale price is $15,000. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group served as the exclusive broker for the seller.

LPTV CPs Sold in Palm Springs, Beaumont, Bowling Green

Mako Communications, a Texas limited liability company, has agreed to sell the construction permits for low-power television stations K28QM-D Beaumont, Texas, and K25QM-D Palm Springs, Calif., to Major Market Broadcasting of California. The sale price is $60,000. Also, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky has agreed to purchase the construction permit for W16EI-D, Bowling Green, Ky., from King […]

Sale Of Two California LPTV CPs Has Closed

Mako Communications, a Texas limited liability company, has closed on the sale of the construction permits for K11XS-D Modesto, Calif., and K23PH-D Chico, Calif., to Major Market Broadcasting of California. The sale price was $50,000. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group was the exclusive broker for the seller.

Sale Of Two Salinas, CA, LPTV CPs To Rubin Broadcasting Has Closed

Mako Communications, a Texas limited liability company has closed on the sale of the construction permits for K10RU-D and K12XN-D both Salinas, Calif., to Rubin Broadcasting. The sale price was $55,000. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group was the exclusive broker for the seller.

Scripps Closes On Purchase Of LPTV CPs In Palm Springs, Key West

Mako Communications LLC, a Texas limited liability company has closed on the sale of the construction permits for W33EP-D Key West, Fla., and K32OR-D Palm Springs, Calif., to Scripps Broadcasting Holdings. The sale price was $70,000. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group served as the exclusive broker for the seller in […]

Unique Group Of LPTVs For Sale. What’s So Special?

TV transactions of late have also included deals involving unbuilt low-power TV stations. With a sign-on deadline of Tuesday, time is rapidly ticking for those seeking to spin these facilities and cash out. Then, there’s a group of LPTVs for sale that are a bit unique. How so? They don’t need to be built until 2023.

Court Rejects LPTV Challenge To Auction

A federal court on Tuesday ruled against a challenge to part of the FCC’s ongoing process of reassigning TV spectrum to mobile providers and the resulting repack of the TV band. The Appeals Court in Washington denied a challenge from Mako Communications, an LPTV operator, to the FCC’s decision not to extend protections to its operations following the repack. The court said that the FCC’s decision not to offer the protections did not change the rights of LPTV broadcasters, since full-power stations already have priority when it comes to using wireless spectrum.

MULTICASTING SPECIAL REPORT PART 3

Pay-For-Play Is Growing Diginet Strategy

By buying time on station subchannels rather than splitting ad revenue with an affiliation deal, multicast networks remain in charge of selling inventory and the stations collect a monthly fee with a minimum of effort and outlay. However, the upcoming spectrum auction could make subchannel space to rent a scarcer commodity. This is part 3 of a three-part special report. Read parts 1 and 2 here.