Syncbak’s Live Mobile Over-the-Top Platform to Carry Hoak Media Stations

Cedar Rapids, IA – August 09, 2012

Syncbak, an internet broadcast platform and mobile TV app, announced today that 15 stations belonging to Hoak Media Corporation in Dallas, Texas, will be carried on the Syncbak mobile platform, bringing the total number of live Syncbak stations piloting the technology to 66. Syncbak’s app and mobile technologies enable broadcasters, networks and studios to provide the broadest possible access to their live programming while maintaining territorial exclusivity.

Hoak stations to be carried on Syncbak:

  • KHAS-TV (Lincoln-Hastings, NE)
  • KSFY-TV (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • KVLY-TV (Fargo, ND)
  • KXJB-TV (Fargo, ND)
  • KNOE-TV (Monroe, LA)
  • WMBB-TV (Panama City, FL)
  • KFYR-TV (Bismark, ND)
  • KALB-TV (Alexandria, LA)
  • KREX-TV (Grand Junction, CO)
  • KFQX-TV (Grand Junction, CO)
  • KNOP-TV (North Platte, NE)


“Hoak is the first broadcast group to go “all in” from the start,” said Jack Perry, Syncbak’s Founder and CEO. We’re thrilled to be partnering with Hoak stations to get live programming in the hands of smartphone and tablet users today.”

“In keeping with our core belief that we must remain relevant and useful to our viewers and given their demand for mobile content on their terms, whether it’s over-the-air or over-the-top, our partnership with Syncbak helps Hoak Media fulfill that imperative,” said Rich Adams, Executive Vice President and COO of Hoak Media Corporation. “What’s more, Syncbak’s technology protects DMA boundaries thus satisfying network and syndicated programming obligations.”

Hoak Media is one of the 21 broadcast groups piloting the Syncbak platform, including Sinclair, Lin, ComCorp, Allbritton, Cowles, Cal-Or, Morgan Murphy, Northwest Broadcasting, Quincy and Tribune. To learn more about Syncbak’s live mobile OTT platform, please visit