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CEDAR HILL, Texas – ARK Multicasting, a low power television broadcaster and nationwide leader in Broadcast Internet technology, has deployed its first ten stations with ATSC 3.0 technology to enable Broadcast Internet connectivity.  The new ATSC 3.0 TV standard enables broadcasters like ARK the opportunity to convert traditional television signals into wirelessly delivered IP content, dubbed Broadcast Internet.  ARK is leading the transformation from a traditional TV broadcaster to a wireless data delivery platform that offers...
CEDAR HILL, Texas – ARK Multicasting, a nationwide leader in Broadcast Internet technology, hailed the Senate confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel as the first permanent chairwoman in the agency’s 87-year history.  Under Rosenworcel’s leadership as interim Chairwoman, the Federal Communication Commission worked tirelessly to close the Homework Gap by promulgating rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund and the Emergency Broadband Benefit.  Rosenworcel’s leadership has been distinguished for both its sound policy and bipartisan consensus, earning many...
Leveraging cloud infrastructure, software and services from HPE, ARK Multicasting is delivering content to homes that lack sufficient broadband connectivity HOUSTON – Oct. 20, 2021 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced that ARK Multicasting, a leading television broadcaster, has selected HPE to power their next generation ATSC 3.0 broadcast internet network. ARK is leveraging edge-to-cloud infrastructure, software and services from HPE to move their broadcast stations from a physical environment to a virtualized...
ARK Pilots Last Mile Edge Caching Through ATSC 3.0
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ARK Multicasting, Inc. (“ARK”) today announced the successful pilot of their last mile edge caching technology over the Next Gen TV standard of ATSC 3.0. The demo showed ARK caching 4K, HD, and SD video files on a consumer edge device for video on demand. The files were transmitted from a Low Power TV (“LPTV”) broadcast over-the-air environment and included the caching of PDF’s, Microsoft Word documents, Keynote and PowerPoint files as well. The...
Dallas, TX August 25, 2020 ARK Multicasting, Inc. (“ARK”) today announced the promotion of Co-Founder Joshua Weiss to Chief Executive Officer. Since founding the company in 2018, Weiss has been an integral member of ARK’s management team and his promotion to CEO is the natural progression of his successful leadership. Outgoing CEO, Vern Fotheringham will remain involved with ARK as the vice-chairman and an advisory role to support Weiss and the ARK team as they...
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FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr spoke with leaders of NRB on an exclusive Zoom video call Tuesday about the future of religious broadcasting and the opportunities that broadcasters have to innovate and grow – especially in the Low Power Television (LPTV) class of stations. “NRB has been just such a tremendous asset to the American public for over 70 years,” Carr told call participants, which included members of NRB’s Television Standing Committee, Digital Media Standing Committee,...
ARK Multicasting and Microsoft announce agreement for rural broadband and distributed cloud services Dallas, TX October 15, 2019 ARK Multicasting, Inc. (ARK) today announced a new agreement with Microsoft. The companies will work together to test both innovative technology approaches to address the broadband gap in rural America and Azure-based media distribution using ARK’s next generation broadcast network. ARK CEO, Vern Fotheringham said, “With Microsoft’s support, ARK believes that this pilot could be the start...
ARK Multicasting accomplishes another industry first! Dallas, TX October 8, 2019 ARK Multicasting, Inc. (ARK) today announced the first broadcast of both ATSC 1.0 and NEXTGEN TV ATSC 3.0 from the same equipment stack. This demonstration took place as part of the ARK trial market in Crockett, TX on Wednesday, October 2nd with cooperation from Hitachi-Comark and their Comark Digital Services (CDS) division. The ATSC 1.0 signal was tested with a new Hitachi-Comark E-Compact series...
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance (ATBA) announced today at the ATBA Low Power Television (LPTV) Educational Sessions at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention the formation of the LPTV Industry Standards and Practices Group. “Low power television broadcasters have a unique opportunity to move to ATSC 3.0 today. Without retransmission and network television business models, LPTV broadcasters can immediately capitalize through infrastructure and build out of the new standard.” “This is an opportunity...
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – March 18, 2019) – Rift Valley Resources Corp. announces that the Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ruralink Wireless (“Ruralink”) has entered into a Letter of Agreement (“LOA”) with ARK Multicasting, Inc. It is estimated that there are over 55 million people, primarily in rural areas in the USA, who have inadequate internet connectivity, and in many cases, virtually no broadband connectivity options. Ruralink is on a mission to solve this problem by...