WeatherNation to Broadcast on WBIN-TV Digital Channel 50.3 and Comcast 289 in Boston Market
BOSTON, MA, Jan 17, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
WeatherNation TV, Inc., announced today an agreement to launch the
WeatherNation television network on WBIN-TV's digital channel 50.3
and on Comcast cable channel 289 serving the Boston area.
WeatherNation TV is a 24/7 television network providing local,
regional and national weather.
"At WBIN we always strive to bring viewers the best content
possible," said Gerry McGavick, General Manager of WBIN-TV. "We are
excited to bring WeatherNation to the Boston market and to give
viewers access to the best in both regional and national weather news
through our digital channel," continued McGavick.
The WeatherNation TV network delivers continuous live coverage of
current weather events with stunning graphics and detail. A team of
experienced meteorologists utilizes the latest technologies from
VIPIR(R) Systems from Baron Services and HD Fusion(TM) from Weather
Central for forecasting and illustrating current conditions with
engaging and innovative 3D graphical mapping to help viewers
understand the in-depth story behind the weather. A powerful severe
weather tracking system also gives consumers a detailed visual
assessment, from the satellite view down to street-level detail.
WeatherNation TV is also available as an easy-to-use, feature-packed
weather app for iPhone(R) users. This robust app is available free
from the Apple App Store and uniquely works in concert with
WeatherNation's 24/7 TV channel.
"We're pleased to bring our WeatherNation service into a top 10
market like Boston and offer a TV weather network and mobile phone
apps to deliver around the clock forecasts and current conditions
from an experienced team of all meteorologists," said Michael Norton,
President of Weather Nation TV. "With the addition WBIN-TV's digital
channel, our list of broadcast stations seeking a consistent and
accurate weather news service continues to grow rapidly."
About WeatherNation TV, Inc.
WeatherNation TV, Inc., headquartered in Denver, Colo., produces the
WeatherNation TV network, which provides 24/7 coverage of current and
severe weather news and information in a compelling, all
meteorologist-hosted format available in both HD and SD to local
broadcasters and cable operators. WeatherNation, available for
cut-ins or full-time digital tiers, is helping broadcasters realize
revenues from digital channels. WeatherNation can incorporate paid
programming, is E/I compliant for local broadcasters, is closed
captioned and supports EAS. WeatherNation also integrates with a TV
station's existing traffic and billing system for supporting ad
insertion without the need for additional hardware. For more
information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (800)
343-9516. Visit www.weathernationtv.com.
WBIN-TV offers both entertainment and public affairs programming to
an audience that encompasses 2.4 million households representing
nearly 6 million viewers both over the air and through all major
cable systems throughout New Hampshire and the Boston DMA. Visit
SOURCE: WeatherNation TV
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