Unity Broadcasting Network

The Unity Broadcasting Network is an over-the-air religious television network. The company is headquartered in Booneville, Mississippi, and individual transmitter stations are located in Mississippi and Tennessee.

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The Unity Broadcasting Network airs many local programs from various churches and Christians in the area. During times when locally produced programs are not aired the station airs programs from the Smile of a Child TV network and the Legacy TV network. Unity also carries Local weather provided by Mississippi Weather Media LLC. www.mswxmedia.com

List of Stations

Current Stations

Possible Future Stations

Former Stations

Cable coverage

UBN's website lists that their translator on Channel 34 is carried on Comcast Cable 8 in Corinth, MS, and their MySpace account says they are on channel 56.


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Fulton, Mississippi

Fulton is a city in and the county seat of Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 3,961 at the 2010 census.The city is part of the Tupelo Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Humboldt, Tennessee

Humboldt is a city in Gibson and Madison counties, Tennessee. The population was 8,452 at the 2010 census, a decline of 1,015 from 2000. It is the principal city of and is included in the Humboldt, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Jackson, Tennessee-Humboldt, Tennessee Combined Statistical Area.

List of United States over-the-air television networks

In the United States, for most of the history of broadcasting, there were only three or four major commercial national terrestrial networks. From 1946 to 1956, these were ABC, CBS, NBC and DuMont (though the Paramount Television Network had some limited success during these years). From 1956 to 1986, the "Big Three" national commercial networks were ABC, CBS, and NBC (with a few limited attempts to challenge them, such as National Telefilm Associates [and its NTA Film Network] and the Overmyer Network). From 1954 to 1970, National Educational Television was the national clearinghouse for public TV programming; the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) succeeded it in 1970.

Today, more than fifty national free-to-air networks exist. Other than the non-commercial educational (NCE) PBS, which is composed of member stations, the largest terrestrial television networks are the traditional Big Three television networks (ABC, CBS and NBC). Many other large networks exist, however, notably Fox and The CW which air original programming for two hours each night instead of three like the original "Big Three" do, as well as syndication services like MyNetworkTV and Ion Television which feature reruns of recent popular shows with little to no original programming. Fox has just about the same household reach percentage as the Big Three, and is therefore often considered a peer to ABC, NBC, and CBS since it has also achieved equal or better ratings since the late 1990s. Most media outlets now include Fox in what they refer to as the "Big Four" TV networks.

The transition to digital broadcasting in 2009 has allowed for television stations to offer additional programming options through digital subchannels, one or more supplementary programming streams to the station's primary channel that are achieved through multiplexing of a station's signal. A number of new commercial networks airing specialty programming such as movies, reruns of classic series and lifestyle programs have been created from companies like Weigel Broadcasting, Luken Communications and even owners of the major networks such as Fox Corporation (through the Fox Entertainment subsidiary), National Amusements (through the CBS Corporation subsidiary), The Walt Disney Company (through the Walt Disney Television subsidiary) and Comcast (through the NBCUniversal subsidiary). Through the use of multicasting, there have also been a number of new Spanish-language and non-commercial public TV networks that have launched.

Free-to-air networks in the U.S. can be divided into four categories:

Commercial networks – which air English-language programming to a general audience (for example, CBS);

Spanish-language networks – fully programmed networks which air Spanish-language programming to a primarily Latin American audience (for example, Telemundo and Univision);

Educational and other non-commercial broadcast networks – which air English- and some foreign-language television programming, intended to be educational in nature or otherwise of a sort not found on commercial television (for example, PBS);

Religious broadcast networks – which air religious study and other faith-based programs, and in some cases, family-oriented secular programs (for example, Daystar).Each network sends its signal to many local affiliate television stations across the country. These local stations then air the "network feed," with programs broadcast by each network being viewed by up to tens of millions of households across the country. In the case of the largest networks, the signal is sent to over 200 stations. In the case of the smallest networks, the signal may be sent to just a dozen or fewer stations.

As of the 2016–17 television season, there are an estimated 118.4 million households in the U.S. with at least one TV set.

List of television stations in Mississippi

This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

List of television stations in Tennessee

This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of Tennessee.


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Union for a New Burkina, a political party in Burkina Faso

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United Blood Nation, an American prison gang

United Biscuits Network, a radio network for United Biscuits

Unity Broadcasting Network, a religious television network in the United States


W06AW Channel 6 TV was a translator television station located in Selmer, Tennessee. The station is owned and operated by the Unity Broadcasting Network. The station was founded by WDTM, INC in 1999. This station has been silent since July 2009 and will not return to the air because its license to broadcast has been canceled.


W15CG Channel 15 TV is a translator television station located in Pontotoc, Mississippi. The station is owned and operated by the Unity Broadcasting Network.


W18BL-D Channel 18 TV is a Class A television station located in Adamsville, Tennessee, which is within the Memphis DMA. The station is owned and operated by the Unity Broadcasting Network. In 2011 the station began broadcasting in digital, and changed its call sign from the previous W18BL on July 14, 2011.


W34DV-D Channel 34 TV is a Class A television station located in Booneville, Mississippi. The station is owned and operated by the Unity Broadcasting Network. The station is broadcasting a digital signal, Comcast, MaxxSouth, and Ustream.


W39CA-D Channel 39 TV is a Class A television station located in Fulton, Mississippi. The station is owned and operated by the Unity Broadcasting Network.The station first signed on in early 1995 as W38BX, channel 38. In its early years, to complement locally produced programming, W38BX carried programs from TBN. In 1997, the station changed its call letters (and channel position) to W39CD. The station changed its call sign again on January 8, 2013, this time to W39CA. Upon being licensed for digital operation on May 28, 2015, the station changed its call sign to the current W39CA-D.

Today, W39CA-D is carried on cable systems in both Mississippi and Alabama.

W39CA-D broadcasts over the air, Comcast, MaxxSouth, and Metrocast.


WDAS-FM (105.3 FM) is an Urban Adult Contemporary radio station, licensed to the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Under ownership of iHeartMedia, the station is widely regarded as one of the originators of the Urban AC format, which mixes R&B oldies with non-rap contemporary R&B, and is now found in many major markets across the United States. WDAS broadcasts at an effective radiated power of 16,500 watts (16.5 kilowatts (kW)) on a class B signal, from a tower located in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, and its studios are located in Bala Cynwyd. The main competitor of WDAS-FM in the Philadelphia market is WRNB, and its format complements WUSL and WDAS.


WDAS (1480 kHz) is an AM radio station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Owned and operated by iHeartMedia, the station airs a variety hits/health features format. WDAS's studios and offices are located in Bala Cynwyd. It is jointly operated with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

WDAS's transmitter is located near Fairmount Park, off West Ford Road. By day, the station is powered at 5,000 watts. But to avoid interfering with other stations on AM 1480, it reduces power to 1,000 watts at night and uses a directional antenna at all times. WDAS programming is also heard on two FM translator stations, 102.3 W273DO in Philadelphia and 104.1 W281BI in Trenton, New Jersey.


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