Mr. Aitken stated, "In supporting today's MobileDTV standard, along with other local broadcasters in these markets, we will enhance the local broadcast television experience for free to our viewers. Broadcast MobileDTV will allow the delivery of new broadcast services and products, greater access to news and events, and allows broadcasters to continue to maximize the effective use of the nation's spectrum resources."
The stations and markets that Sinclair will support MobileDTV are:
Austin KEYE (CBS) Baltimore WBFF (FOX) Cincinnati WKRC (CBS) Columbus WSYX (ABC) - already "on-the-air" Columbus WTTE (FOX) - already "on-the-air" Dayton WKEF (ABC) Dayton WRGT (FOX) Asheville WLOS (ABC) Pittsburgh WPGH (FOX) Salt Lake City KUTV (CBS) St. Louis KDNL (ABC) W. Palm Beach WPEC (CBS)
About Sinclair:Pro forma for pending transactions, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the largest and one of the most diversified, independent television broadcasting companies, owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 112 television stations in 61 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 29.8% of U.S. television households and is affiliated with all major networks. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information and can be accessed at www.sbgi.net. SOURCE Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.