Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast will test new broadcast standard in Dallas market

Sinclair Broadcast will test new broadcast standard in Dallas market

Sinclair Broadcast Group and several partners plan to build out the infrastructure to run a trial of Next Generation TV, a new mobile-friendly broadcast transmission standard, in the Dallas television market.

Hunt Valley-based Sinclair and partners Nextstar Media Group and Univision Local Media said Wednesday they had reached an agreement with American Tower Corp., a wireless and broadcast infrastructure provider, to build and operate single-frequency network sites to broadcast the signals around Dallas.

The standard will allow consumers to access unlimited live local and national news, sports and entertainment shows in ultra-high definition on tablets, laptops and smartphones...

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