IP, ATSC 3.0 Top Tech On Tap For 2018

The list of gear and technologies expected to command broadcasters’ attention and wallets next year includes the transition from SDI to IP infrastructure using clouds; transmitters and other RF gear to handle station migration to new channels; ATSC 3.0; plus a lot of activity involving cameras, bonded cellar, multichannel workflow and virtual sets.

Harris Completes Sale Of Broadcast Business

Harris Selling Broadcast Business For $225M

Harris Corp. announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Broadcast Communications Division to The Gores Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, for $225 million. The price includes $160 million in cash at closing, a $15 million subordinated promissory note and an “earnout” of up to $50 million based on future performance. Harris said closing should occur early next year.