WASHINGTON—More than just the thrilling Super Bowl caught the America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) attention this past weekend in Houston. The organization officially celebrated the collaboration between Houston Public Media and Houston public safety offices in their collaboration to use digital broadcast spectrum and datacasting technology to ensure people’s safety.
“America’s Public Television Stations are proud of the ongoing partnership between Houston Public Media and Houston public safety offices,” said Patrick Butler, president and CEO of APTS in the organizations press release. “Public safety is an essential mission of public television stations across the country, and Houston Public Media remains a true pioneer in this work. Keeping the public safe in such a high-profile event involving tens of thousands of people is a tremendous responsibility, and Houston Public Media and its law enforcement partners rose admirably to this challenging task. But they do this same work, more quietly but no less conscientiously and successfully, every day for the millions of citizens of Houston and Harris County, and we couldn’t be prouder of this remarkable partnership.”