"HUNT VALLEY, Md.—Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced its acquisition of two Class A TV stations located in the Washington, D.C., market: WIAV-CD and WDCO-CD. With the acquisition, Sinclair plans to demonstrate NextGen TV capabilities."
“We now have a prime showcase for the amazing features of NextGen TV that members of Congress and the Federal Communications Commission can witness first-hand,” said Chris Ripley, Sinclair president and CEO. “This platform will enable us to show to policy makers directly the incredible advantages broadcasters can bring to the public through the efficient use of our broadcast spectrum. Looking ahead, as we deploy this technology throughout the country, we are eager for continued collaboration within our industry to realize the promise of NextGen TV fully and are excited to bring this innovation to audiences everywhere, forever changing the way we use, and think of, broadcast television.”