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Dennis Haarsager
Kittery Point, Maine
Retired pubmedia exec & consultant: Public TV Major Market Group, National Public Radio & R-TV stations
Interests: Professional: Public media sustainability, multi-platform strategy, spectrum strategy and incentive auction. Personal: Genealogy (see www.stadsbygd.org and stadsbygd.info), photography (currently shooting with Canon EOS 6D, Fujifilm X100S, Fujifilm X-T1, Leica D-Lux 4, Sony NEX-7), and amateur radio (N7DH 1977-present, WAØKKR 1965-1977).
Recent Activity
The following links of interest were posted to my @haarsager Twitter feed in the past week. Slim pickings this time. I’ll be in Scotland until near the end of the month. While I’ll keep posting to Twitter, internet is pretty... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at Technology360
October already. Here are selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed in the past week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV/Next-Gen TV Next-Gen TV: Will the bang match the buzz? TVTechnology NAB reinforces no tuner mandates for Next Gen TV. TVTechnology Cable/MVPD/Pay-TV/Cord-Cutting Linear... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at Technology360
The FCC’s crazy-ambitious 39-month timetable for repacking the TV bands post-auction may have contributed to the deaths of three workers from Tower King II, a Texas tower contractor. The gin pole, a standard temporary device that is installed at the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Technology360
The following selected links were posted to my @haarsager Twitter feed in the past week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV Addressability is about to take a huge step forward. AdExchanger AWARN Alliance blasts T-Mobile assertion that ATSC 3.0 emergency warning capabilities are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at Technology360
Here are some links of interest that I’ve posted to @haarsager on Twitter this past week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV New Public Media Venture Group will exploit potential of ATSC 3.0. Current ONE Media refutes T-Mobile claims about 3.0 tuners. TVNewsCheck... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Technology360
I’m a little late in getting this collection of selected recent links from my @haarsager Twitter feed compiled. It was a busy weekend, and I didn’t even have a hurricane to blame. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV The HDTV switch revisited: Is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Technology360
Sending this collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed off a little early due to weekend travel. That plus an apparent “vacation effect” from sources makes for a shorter-than-normal collection this week. --Dennis Digital Video/OTT/VOD How to find... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at Technology360
Here is this week’s list of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis Cable/MVPD/Pay-TV/Cord-Cutting must read Cord-cutting still doesn’t beat the cable bundle. Wired Digital Video/VOD/OTT Roku expands to 37% market share of connected TV devices. Video Nuze …and…... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2017 at Technology360
Rainy today, nice this weekend; so here, a little early, is your weekly compilation of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV must read Next-Generation TV expected to usher in new era of T-commerce. Multichannel News Cable/MVPD/Pay-TV/Cord-Cutting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2017 at Technology360
Here is this week’s collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis Cable/Pay-TV Pay TV increases share of home entertainment budget. nScreenMedia Digital Video/OTT Facebook’s march into video begins now. Video Nuze must read U.S. binge viewing pervasive... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Technology360
For when you’re done mowing the lawn, here are some selected links posted to my @haarsager Twitter feed this past week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV Sinclair and Nexstar take a big step toward the next generation of TV. FierceCable Broadband/Wireless Echoing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at Technology360
Here is this week’s compilation of links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV must see Opera TV and BBC HbbTV 2.0.1 live demonstration [video]. Vimeo must read 3.0 offers intriguing 4K delivery possibilities. TVNewsCheck Association of smaller cable... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Technology360
Here is the latest compilation of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. Lots of good stuff this week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV Will free-to-air mobile video succeed with ATSC 3.0? CSI Cooperation, compromise key to successful 3.0 transition. TVNewsCheck Sinclair,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Technology360
Here is another collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed posted in the past week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV 21st century broadcasting, part 2 – the consumer [video interview]. nScreenMedia …and… here is part 1 posted last week …and…... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at Technology360
Here are this week’s selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV 21st century broadcasting, part 1 [video interview]. nScreenMedia ATSC 3.0: A new value-added approach for emergency information. TVTechnology Digital Video/OTT/VOD Six OTT technologies to reshape the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Technology360
If hot dogs and fireworks aren’t enough for you this long weekend, here are some selected links of interest from my @haarsager Twitter feed this past week. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV Opinion: Latest U.S. broadcast standard will founder on mobile industry... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Technology360
Some selected readings from those posted to my @haarsager Twitter feed in the past week… --Dennis Broadband/Wireless 10x growth in mobile data by 2022 driven by video, smartphone. nScreenMedia Digital Video/OTT vMVPDs grow subscribers and features. nScreenMedia Journalism News apps... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at Technology360
Here is this week’s collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. It’s a little thin because I’ve been a bit distracted this past week, but don’t think I missed much. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV must read 4K for broadcast:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Technology360
Here is this week’s collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV Apple HEVC adoption is a good sign for ATSC 3.0. TVNewsCheck ATSC 3.0: Retrans parleyed, scope of detail debated. TVTechnology Sinclair takes aim at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at Technology360
It’s been busy, so this is a two-week compilation of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. Because it’s been two weeks, I’ve tried to be a bit more selective than normal. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV HbbTV for TV operators. Castoola... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at Technology360
This week’s selected links from @haarsager on Twitter follows. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV my blog post ATSC 3.0 boost from Tribune acquisition by Sinclair. Technology360 Free over-the-air TV is going to get better. Consumer Reports must read The three disparate visions... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at Technology360
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I was curious how Sinclair Broadcast Group's acquisition (if approved) of Tribune Company's stations might help complete the former's national footprint. Sinclair is a well-known booster of ATSC 3.0 and has partnered with a third group owner, Nexstar Broadcasting Group,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at Technology360
Another collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV must read Sinclair + Tribune = transformative force. Harry Jessell in TVNewsCheck must read Sinclair Goals: U.S. reach, mobile users, 3.0. TVNewsCheck ATSC 3.0 local simulcasting approach... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Technology360
Here’s another compilation of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV Five ‘Advanced TV’ takeaways from NAB 2017 convention. Forbes Cable/Pay-TV/MVPD/Cord-Cutting Pay-TV and VOD spending to hit $314B in 2017. Rapid TV News Cord-cutting hits worst levels... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at Technology360
Here’s this week’s collection of selected links from my @haarsager Twitter feed. --Dennis ATSC 3.0/HbbTV ATSC 3.0 achieves mainstream status at NAB. TVNewsCheck Most U.S. TVs connected to the internet. Rapid TV News Cable/MVPD/Pay-TV Research: Over half of pay-TV subscribers... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Technology360