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Dielectric to Open New Manufacturing Center to Accommodate Escalating Repack Business Posted: 09/08/2017

Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, will open a 33,000-square-foot manufacturing facility this fall in Lewiston, Maine, approximately 25 miles north of company headquarters. The Lewiston facility was secured to accommodate Dielectrics rapidly growing spectrum repack business, and will produce all UHF main and auxiliary television antennas moving forward.

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GatesAir Maxiva ULXT Liquid-Cooled DTV Transmitters Reduce Costs, Enhance Performance for Louisiana-Based Duopoly Posted: 24/10/2016

KTBS-TV3 and KPXJ-CW21a duopoly owned by KTBS, LLC in Shreveport, LArecently upgraded to Maxiva¢ ULXT liquid-cooled UHF DTV transmitters from GatesAir, the global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio broadcasters. These solid-state UHF DTV transmitters are built-upon GatesAirs PowerSmart® Plus architecture, its next-generation green transmission technology to significantly lower energy consumption and power bills.

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GatesAir Launches IP-Native Air-Cooled Transmitter Range at IBC2016 Posted: 30/08/2016

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, will launch its first transmitter range with native IP capability at IBC2016. Branded as Maxiva¢ UAXTE, this new range of air-cooled UHF transmitters brings instant adaptability and enhanced flexibility to the broadcast industrys latest over-the-air DTV standards (ATSC, DVB-T/T2, ISDB-Tb), that benefit from the flexibility of IP networking and connectivity. Likewise, its software-defined modulation allows seamless migration to future digital TV standards worldwide, including the emerging ATSC 3.0 modulation.

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GatesAir Supplies High-Efficiency Maxiva Transmitter System for Historic WRAL-TV ATSC 3.0 Channel Launch Posted: 30/06/2016

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, is powering delivery of the first ATSC 3.0 full simulcast television station courtesy of WRAL-TV, the Capitol Broadcasting-owned Raleigh-Durham NBC affiliate that has a history of groundbreaking innovations in TV content delivery. This includes the industrys first HD channel launch in 1996; the first HD newscast in 2000; and early launches of Mobile DTV and Mobile Emergency Alert System (M-EAS) systems, all supported with GatesAir over-the-air technology.

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GatesAir to Showcase ATSC 3.0 Innovation at 2016 NAB Show Posted: 15/04/2016

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, will contribute to several ATSC 3.0 demonstrations at the 2016 NAB Show beginning Monday, showcasing the many emerging business opportunities, and new technologies, that the next-generation over-the-air DTV standard offers to UHF broadcasters. 

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Dielectric Introduces Innovative Auxiliary UHF Antenna Ideal for TV Spectrum Repack Posted: 06/04/2016

Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, will showcase its innovative TFU-WB Series Auxiliary UHF Antenna at the 2016 NAB Show (April 18-21, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth C2213). This economical, off-the-shelf auxiliary antenna is well-suited to high-power UHF applications from channels 14 to 51, including the emerging ATSC 3.0 standard and 4K UHD TV.

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Qligent Applies Cloud Monitoring Platform to Changing Over-The-Air TV Landscape Posted: 05/04/2016

Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level media monitoring and analysis, has a message for North America broadcasters facing repack: Be prepared to understand the impact that UHF channel sharing or moving to VHF will have on your headend distribution, signal throughput and program quality.  

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GatesAir to Debut High-Power Maxiva Air-Cooled UHF Transmitters at the 2016 NAB Show Posted: 21/03/2016

At the 2016 NAB Show, GatesAira global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasterswill debut the Maxiva UAXT-12 and UAXT-16, the newest members of its Maxiva¢ UAXT high-efficiency, air-cooled UHF transmitter product family. The new transmitters extend the UAXT range, introduced in late 2014, to higher power levels not previously available in air-cooled transmitters. This gives UHF broadcasters the improved power efficiency and greater modularity of GatesAirs advanced PowerSmart® transmitter designs, including the third-generation PowerSmart Plus architecture along with the simplicity of air-cooled operation. 

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GatesAir Wins National Digital TV Transition Project in Ethiopia Posted: 08/03/2016

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has been awarded a contract to provide turnkey equipment and services associated with Ethiopias national digital TV (DTV) network. In support of the contract, GatesAir will design, supply, install, test and commission a DVB-T2 over-the-air network solution for 26 new transmission sites, and upgrade systems at 74 existing facilities. In addition, GatesAir will provide a financing solution through one of the worlds most prominent financial institutions, J.P Morgan, with support from Export Development Canada (EDC). 

Tags: GatesAir | Ethiopia | canada | transmission | transmitters | maxiva | headend | DVB-T@ | digital TV | television | DTV | Ambassador Patricia Haslach | Ambassador Philip Baker | UHF | phil argyris | NAB 2016 | NAB 2016
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Dielectric Strengthens VHF Portfolio for Impending TV Spectrum Repack Posted: 29/02/2016

Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, has innovated a new broadband TV delivery system that provides a tunable, bandwidth-efficient option to high-band VHF broadcasters. The complete system, to be unveiled at the 2016 NAB Show (April 18-21, Las Vegas Convention Center) includes a new slotted, sidemount antenna and compact RF filter to support single- and multi-channel TV operations. Dielectric will display both products, also available separately, at Booth C2213.

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GatesAir Supplies Transmitters for Over-The-Air Coverage Tests from One World Trade Center Posted: 06/01/2015

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, is providing its over-the-air technology and RF service expertise to broadcasters testing over-the-air TV coverage from One World Trade Center.  The company has supplied its latest high-efficiency Maxiva¢ UHF and VHF transmitters for the tests, which will determine how broadcasters can maximize coverage across the nations largest broadcast market from the new building.  

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GatesAir Touts Revenue Generation and Efficiency Capabilities of LTE Mobile Offload Posted: 04/09/2014

The IBC2014 show marks the first integrated demonstration by GatesAir of LTE Mobile Offload, a unique model for supplementing capacity for live TV and other popular video services for bandwidth-constrained mobile networks.  The advanced model benefits both broadcast and mobile operators, maximizing spectrum use and cultivating new revenue models and business relationships; and reducing costs, expanding reach and preserving bandwidth. 

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GatesAir Accelerates ROI for ISDB-Tb Digital TV Broadcasters Posted: 23/07/2014

 At the upcoming SET EXPO 2014 show in Sao Paulo, Brazil, GatesAir, a global leader in over-the-air broadcast solutions for television and radio, will demonstrate how ISDB-Tb DTV broadcasters can reduce long-term costs and accelerate return on investment with its end-to-end ISDB-Tb solutions.  GatesAir will showcase its new range of high-efficiency UHF transmitters at Booth A07/B08 from August 25-27, with complete integrated transport solutions to distribute high-quality, multichannel terrestrial and mobile TV services across large networks.

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GatesAir Emphasizes Transport and Delivery for Over-The-Air Networks at BroadcastAsia2014 Posted: 09/06/2014

At BroadcastAsia2014, GatesAir, a global leader in over-the-air broadcast solutions for television and radio, will showcase how over-the-air broadcasters can leverage IP-based, high-efficiency transmission solutions to cost-effectively launch and monetize next-generation, multichannel digital services.  The company will exhibit at Stand 5B3-03 in the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, June 17-20.

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GatesAir Next-Generation Maxiva Television and DAB Transmitters Deliver Industrys Lowest Total Cost of Ownership Posted: 01/04/2014

GatesAir, a global leader in over-the-air broadcast solutions for television and radio, will unveil its next-generation Maxiva¢ TV and DAB radio transmitters at the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10, Booth N609) as the company celebrates its public debut.  Based on the companys transformational PowerSmart® 3D architecture, the new Maxiva models amplify operational efficiencies for over-the-air broadcasters across the UHF and VHF spectrum, balancing exceptional performance with low total cost of ownership. 

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