Televisionation: Sinclair Broadcast’s Head of Advanced Technology, Mark Aitken (Part II)
January 6, 2021
PART 2 – ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “Televisionation,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond.
This PART 2 episode features the second half of a two-part interview with Mark Aitken, SVP of Advanced Technology at Sinclair Broadcast Group, and head of the team that won the 2020 ITVT Award for Leadership in Interactive Television: Achievement in Local Broadcasting. He explains the importance of O-RAN (Operator-Defined Open and Intelligent Radio Access Networks), outlines new data services Sinclair is developing, discusses where the company will be rolling out ATSC 3.0 in the near future, and more. (Note: The first part of the interview can be accessed here.)