Nexstar sees more potential to transition to IP workflows with its acquisition of Tribune, says CTO Brett Jenkins. It’s also aiming to light up some major-market NextGen TV signals in the second quarter amid what Jenkins sees as a climate of strong consumer acceptance and adoption of the new ATSC 3.0 standard.
The broadcast group consortium outlines growing support from system providers and media agencies for its development of standardized business interfaces for local broadcast TV.
Backed by a consortium of major TV station groups, PremiumMedia360’s automated TV advertising platform is now available to 320 TV stations. The TV Interface Practices Initiative (TIP) consortium is backed by TV station groups Hearst Television, Nexstar Media Group, Raycom Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Tegna and Tribune Media.
Major TV broadcasters and media agencies support the industry’s development of open standards-based business interfaces for local TV.
Nexstar, Sinclair, Tribune, Tegna launch TV Interface Practices (TIP), a standards-based project to bring streamlined business interfaces to local TV. They are inviting broadcasters, advertisers and others to join to improve competitiveness with other media.