KECI-13 and Its Sister Stations Cover Roughly 45% of Montana
Updated On: Jun 10 2012 07:46:34 AM MDT
KECI-13 and its sister stations cover roughly 45% of Montana. With full-power VHF television stations in Missoula, Butte, Kalispell and an LPTV for added signal strength in Bozeman the group reaches over 175,000 TV households within the designated markets areas.
In addition, coverage extends into northwest Montana and portions of Canada and south to Salmon, Idaho.
Seven counties form the Missoula television market (market rank 166).
Missoula and Flathead counties are the largest making up 68% of the DMA's total TV households. KECI-13 and KCFW-9 out-deliver the nearest competitor in Missoula and Flathead counties.
The Butte-Bozeman television market (market rank 190) also consists of seven counties covering over 65,000 TV households. Gallatin and Silverbow are the largest counties.
Combined, they represent 74% of the DMA's total TV households. (Source: NSI, May '10)With the help of 30 translators, the group provides the only Montana television signal available to viewers in Libby and Eureka (Lincoln County), Thompson Falls (Sanders County), Coram, West Glacier and Hungry Horse (Flathead County).KECI and its sister stations all offer programming in high definition and 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound, providing viewers with the highest quality picture and sound imaginable…better than cable, better than digital cable and better than satellite.