Hunt Valley-based Sinclair expands mobile DTV service

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., of Hunt Valley, a television broadcasting company, said it will begin broadcasting mobile digital television signals from its stations in nine markets over the next six months.

Consumers who have portable devices, such as smartphones and tablets, in mobile DTV markets will be able to receive free over-the-air content from their local television stations by simply adding a plug-in adaptor.

Sinclair currently provides mobile DTV on two stations in Columbus, Ohio.

The new markets slated for mobile DTV are in Baltimore; Austin, Texas; Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Asheville, N.C.; Pittsburgh; Salt Lake City, Utah; St. Louis; and West Palm Beach, Fla.

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