In partnership with a task force of leading companies, including Thomson Broadcast, Triveni Digital, Synamedia, Convergence Services, Zinwell, Alticast, Osborn Engineering and others, PMVG is taking the lead to enable end to end solutions for the national non-profit network of pubic media organizations with a focus on services to their local communities.
Public Media Venture Group (PMVG) is a nonprofit business development consortium of 32 public media organizations in key markets across the country. PMVG was formed in 2017 to help public stations prepare for and implement ATSC 3.0 and to develop business and service opportunities that leverage this transformation new television platform.
Through a national footprint of 130 O&O stations, with broadcast reach into nearly 70 percent of U.S. households, PMVG and its member stations are well-positioned to effectively build numerous ATSC-based opportunities.
Working together with a range of national companies, PMVG is engaged in several ventures that leverage 3.0 technology, for distance education and remote learning, emergency alerting, rural connectivity, data delivery, local news and a host of other applications.
“Next Gen TV presents significant broadcast technology improvements that are transforming the television industry,” said PMVG founder and CEO Marc Hand. “The collective strength of PMVG and the emerging group of PMVG partners ensures that public stations have access to these exciting opportunities. As a national, not-for-profit system, public media is uniquely positioned to leverage ATSC 3.0 into new frontiers of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and expanded services to communities all over the country.”
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The Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc., is an international, non-profit organization developing voluntary standards and recommended practices for digital terrestrial broadcasting. ATSC member organizations represent the broadcast, broadcast equipment, motion picture, consumer electronics, computer, cable, satellite, and semiconductor industries. ATSC also develops digital terrestrial broadcasting implementation strategies and supports educational activities on ATSC standards.