GeoBroadcast Solutions LLC has promoted Jean Paul Littleton, currently it’s Head of Spectrum Design, to Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Littleton will oversee and continue the development GBS technologies, as it expands its capabilities in the broadcast industry. Littleton will also take a lead in outlining the company’s technological vision, building and implementing strategies, and ensuring client satisfaction.
“Paul has shown exemplary capabilities in the field of broadcast engineering and has improved our proprietary systems through his skills and leadership,” said Robert Udowitz, a company spokesman. “In this elevated position, he will help set the technological direction of the company moving forward.”
At GBS, Littleton has primarily been involved in designing systems that represent significant population increase opportunities for broadcasters’ FM signals.
Littleton began at GBS in 2016, as a spectrum design engineer, coming from the National Public Radio Laboratory, where he was a technical research assistant. At GBS his most recent work has included computing coverage maps and performing interference analysis, improving prediction modeling to optimize station signal coverage, and designing boosters for single frequency networks to fill in coverage areas of low signal levels.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park, A. James Clark School of Engineering, where he received an M.S. in Telecommunications, and a B.S. in Bioengineering.
About GeoBroadcast Solutions LLC
GeoBroadcast Solutions was formed in 2011 to develop the ZoneCasting™ Geo-Targeting platform. This platform has been successfully tested under special FCC authorization. Geo-Targeted separation of the main channel audio of an FM radio station to its listeners allows the ability to split an FM signal into local “zones.” Out of this development effort came MaxxCasting™, which increases signal quality, PPM watermark decoding, and allows geographic targeting and fencing of radio screen advertising. It is successfully deployed and operational in many markets and growing rapidly. Additional information is available at geobroadcastsolutions.com.
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