NextGenTVJanuary 16 | 9 a.m.  –   5:30 p.m.

WETA-TV Headquarters 

BIA’s Managing Director, Rick Ducey, and BIA’s Chief Economist and SVP, Mark Fratrik, presented BIA’s revenue forecast for NextGen TV at SMPTE’s DC Chapter Meeting. The all-day conference examined the opportunity of ATSC 3.0 television and emerging 5G broadcast technologies for media companies.

BIA’s forecast for NextGen TV reveals that local TV Groups stand to increase their revenue growth by 50 percent within the next ten years from NextGen TV rollouts. In addition to Advanced TV, the forecast examined growth across TV OTA, TV Online, OTT, Retrans and Non-Broadcasting. Click for more findings from the forecast.

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Radio Show

Info Session: Innovations in Local Radio: Zoned Radio Coverage Areas

September 26 | 12:45 p.m.  –   1:45 p.m.

Hilton Anatole DeSoto A and B

Rick Ducey, Managing Director of BIA Advisory Services will be speaking on a session about how local radio stations are now the last major local ad platform that cannot offer programming to geotargeted zones. However, there is a new solution based on cellular network technology that allows radio stations to create broadcast geotarget zones for ads, news, weather, traffic, and other types of programming. For example, a Dallas radio station could have a “Dallas” zone and a “Fort Worth” zone instead of delivering the same ad or programming to the whole market.

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Market Realities in New York - Cross-Platform Competition

NAB Show New York – NYSBA Digital Leadership Academy 
Jacob Javits Center, NYC
October 16, 2019
11:00 am – 12 pm

In this session on cross-platform competition, Rick Ducey, Managing Director of BIA Advisory Services, will host a panel discussion examining competitive strategies that local radio and TV stations can implement to tap into the total ad spending share of wallet. More about the session here.

DOJ Workshop: Competition in Television and Digital Advertising

The Department of Justice’s public workshop on May 2-3, 2019 will explore industry dynamics in media advertising and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy, including merger enforcement.

Rick Ducey, managing director of BIA Advisory Services, is a featured speaker and will discuss competitive dynamics of media advertising, in light of the rise of digital advertising, and offer BIA’s forecast for ad spending nationwide and in the D.C. market.


The NAB Show 2019, April 7-11

Rick Ducey, managing director of BIA, participated in the panel session, Entrepreneurship in Digital Media: Developing and Scaling New Opportunities for Broadcasters. Inside Radio reports on panel discussion here.