Philly CBS Broadcasters Team to Power 120 ‘Digital Newsstands’

Seven Philadelphia CBS-TV and radio stations have combined their news resources to create a new Digital Out of Home (DOOH) News Network utilizing 39  CBS Always On “Digital Newsstands.” The Newsstands include HDTVs and a 24 hour news ticker.

The Digital Newsstands have been created in partnership with Center City Direct, a local marketing and technology company. It is a division of Alternative Media Holdings, which also provides DOOH services to retailers, office buildings and other street-level installations.

Stations included in the partnership include KYW-TV (CBS), WPSG-TV (CW), KYW-AM, WOGL-FM, WYSP-FM, WIP-AM and WPHT-AM. In addition to local news and weather, the newsstands will also feature tourist information. Ultimately, more than 120 newsstands are envisioned.

Thanks to TV NewsCheck for the scoop

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