Sinclair Broadcast, Nexstar, Univision and American Tower Partner on ATSC 3.0 (Next Gen TV) Single Frequency Network Deployment in Dallas Market

SINCLAIR BROADCAST, NEXSTAR, UNIVISION AND AMERICAN TOWER PARTNER ON ATSC 3.0 (NEXT GEN TV) SINGLE FREQUENCY NETWORK DEPLOYMENT IN DALLAS MARKET

BOSTON, MA and BALTIMORE, MD – January 17, 2018 – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (“Sinclair”), Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (“Nexstar”), and Univision Local Media, Inc. (“Univision”) have reached an agreement with the leading wireless and broadcast infrastructure provider, American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) (“American Tower”) to jointly construct and operate Single Frequency Network (SFN) sites to broadcast Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) 3.0 signals within the Dallas Designated Market Area (DMA), as a first step toward a national launch. The SFN will allow for the testing, validation and deployment of advanced next generation broadcast services, which will provide many benefits to consumers, including dramatically improved over-the-air reception, immersive audio, deep-indoor reception, mobile reception, zoned programming/advertising, automotive services and advanced emergency alerting, among others.

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