Antenna Retailer Mohu Joins TVfreedom Coalition

Raleigh, N.C.-based Mohu, a U.S. HDTV antenna retailer, has joined ithe TVfreedom coalition. Mohu joins local broadcasters, community advocates, network television affiliate associations, multicast networks and other retailers of over-the-air broadcast television products and services. Mohu is the 30th organization to join TVfreedom, and will work with TVfreedom coalition members to help push for federal […]

Poll: Viewers Have Negative Views Of Pay TV Providers

A new nationwide survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of TV broadcasters’ coalition TVfreedom finds that most Americans are fed up with their pay TV service. The poll of more than 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18-plus, including more than 1,500 pay TV subscribers, found that 77% of all respondents believe that pay TV […]

Groups Launch Promotion Push For OTA TV

TVFreedom, Antenna Direct and LG Electronics on Tuesday announced the kickoff of a nationwide effort to promote over-the-air TV. The campaign’s major kickoff begins with the giveaway of 1,000 C2-V DTV antennas on Nov. 23 in Washington. A smaller event is scheduled for Nov. 20 in Toledo, Ohio. To give the public an even bigger incentive to attend the kickoff, LG Electronics is making a 42-inch HDTV available for a raffle giveaway. The company also is providing 12 HDTVs  for the event to display over-the-air signals from area broadcasters.

Broadcast Front Group Rejects Retrans Plan

The broadcaster advocacy group TVFreedom is pushing back on a new Senate retrans reform plan that would let cable and satellite subscribers pay for only the broadcast channels they want to watch. The “Local Choice” proposal from Sens. Jay Rockefeller and John Thune hits broadcasters too hard and does too little to change other problems in the marketplace, according to TVFreedom Director of Public Affairs Robert Kenny.