New 'TV-Remote' Technology Comes to WLS, Chicago

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From the article:

"As an ABC O&O in the nation's third largest TV market, WLS Chicago is not lacking for microwave and satellite trucks to provide live feeds for its newscasts. In fact, it has 10 of them.

But sometimes even that is not enough, says WLS Director of Engineering Kal Hassan, who says the station will put as many as 16 ENG crews on the street at one time." ...

... "That's why WLS has just made a large investment in bonded cellular technology that will allow crews to send live video back to the station over public wireless broadband networks." ...