Upper Peninsula: Newsmakers July 19, 2007





WNMU-TV, Northern Michigan University’s Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliate, has received a grant of $1,004,083 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to complete the television station’s transition to digital television. Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) heralded the grant, saying it would allow WNMU-TV to improve broadcasting services for much of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. "WNMU-TV provides excellent educational, PBS programming," Stupak said. "This grant will allow the station to complete their transition to a digital format and roll out innovative new services." Eric Smith, general manager of WNMU-TV said that the new digital television format will allow the station to experiment with innovative new educational services, through a technology called multicasting... Do you watch WNMU-TV? (Tue, 7/17)







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