OAN Expands OTA Distribution | TV Tech

SAN DIEGO—Faced with restricted distribution on conventional pay TV suppliers, the conservative One America News Network (“OAN”) has additional expanded its over-the-air distribution with a deal to make OAN Plus out there as a digital subchannel on WOSC-CD channel 61.8 within the Pittsburgh DMA.OAN misplaced its distribution on DirecTV earlier this yr amid controversies over the information web spreading misinformation. The channel has by no means been carried on a lot of different main pay TV suppliers, together with Comcast, Charter and Dish.To compensate, the corporate has greater than doubled the OTA family penetration of its broadcast over-the-air (OTA) channel variant, OAN Plus, to greater than ten million new OTA-only households.”We have been extremely inspired by the momentum that our OAN Plus channel is constructing in broadcast and we proceed to listen to that the importance and relevance of the OAN model is effective” stated Alex Kopacz, government vice chairman of content material distribution and technique at OAN. “We acknowledge the expansion of broadcast OTA viewership and including a brand new top-25 DMA like Pittsburgh will additional speed up our ongoing broadcast technique.”WOSC-CD, owned by Pittsburgh primarily based The Videohouse, boasts one of many nation’s strongest Class A broadcast alerts and reaches greater than 1.6 million households throughout the Pittsburgh DMA, the broadcaster stated. 

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