Spectrum Consortium LLC
John Hane was recently named President of the Spectrum Consortium LLC, a joint venture of leading broadcasters. Broadcasters formed Spectrum Co to plan a nationwide transition of stations to ATSC 3.0 and to aggregate, market and sell ancillary data capacity in the ATSC 3.0 signals of member broadcasters. John has served in development, executive and legal roles in a range of media and telecommunications companies, including NBC, New World Communications, Lockheed Martin, and Pegasus Communications Corp. In 1999 he founded Highcast, an early digital ad insertion technology company. Most recently before joining Spectrum Co, John was a partner in the media and telecommunications group of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, an international law firm.