Earlier this month, LG, one of the biggest sellers of TVs, announced that it will stop making TVs with the new ATSC 3.0 NextGen TVs OTA tuners included. This comes as earlier this year, LG lost a patient case from a company claiming to hold patents over some of the technology included in ATSC 3.0 NextGen TV.
A collaboration between PMVG (Public Media Venture Group), RAPA (Korea Radio Promotion Association) and noncommercial WCTE Nashville has resulted in the successful launch of an ATSC 3.0 demonstration site at […]
Atlanta DTH (ADTH) announced today that shipments of ADTH’s NextGen TV Box began this week. “This is a landmark moment both for us and for our development partner, Tolka,” said […]
WUCW, KSTP, WCCO, KMSP and KARE are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Broadcasters will host an event on Aug. 22 at the University of Minnesota to mark the launch of NextGen TV/ATSC 3.0.
KYW, WPSG, WPVI, WCAU, WTXF and WUVP are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
To boost consumer awareness of ATSC 3.0 capabilities, the NextGen Video Information Systems Alliance wants the industry to create a demo channel.
The Public Media Venture Group (PMVG), a consortium of 32 public media organizations dedicated to advancing public media’s mission and financial vitality, is expanding its efforts to revolutionize public media […]
Harmonic and DigiCAP are offering a new solution for broadcasters that combines statistical multiplexing technology on Harmonic’s XOS advanced media processor with DigiCAP’s DigiCaster ATSC 3.0 headend. The joint solution, […]
Another high-volume electronics manufacturer is now certified to produce NextGen TV upgrade accessory receivers. Pearl TV today announced that Zinwell has completed the industry’s self-certification test suite and will soon […]
Armstrong Williams: “The FCC should recognize that broadcasters make significant capital investments when adopting new technologies and prioritize promoting broadcast innovations with the goal of both improving service to the public and the competitive viability of free-to-the-home broadcasting.”
WSBT, WNDU, WSJV, WNIT and WHME are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology in South Bend, Ind.
As ATSC marked its 40th anniversary at last week’s conference, conversations resoundingly turned to alternative uses for the NextGen TV spectrum including datacasting and PNT applications.
Gaian Solutions and Ark Multicasting today announced a joint venture to establish broadcast internet networks that they say “will swiftly cover over 30% of the country, spearheading the NextGenTV market […]
Technical Services Group (TSG), a broadcast engineering and commercial AV solutions provider, will soon complete RF system upgrades to Alabama Public Television’s terrestrial TV network to achieve complete ATSC 3.0 […]
Atlanta DTH (ADTH) says it will be the first vendor to produce officially certified NextGen TV upgrade accessory receivers. The ADTH NextGen TV Box is powered by Tolka ATSC 3 Stack. […]
Sinclair Broadcast Group CEO Chris Ripley and COO Rob Weisbordon on Wednesday said a task force currently being developed by federal regulators and key industry stakeholders will chart a course for the eventual shutdown of broadcast signals using the ATSC 1.0 standard.
Noticeably heavier crowds filled a conference swinging back from the pandemic, while strategic partnerships between vendors signaled a new tack for the industry.
Broadcast executives at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday said they are ready to begin delivering datacasting services using the new transmission standard and should see revenues in early 2024.
The commission is also preparing a rulemaking on ATSC 3.0 rules, FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel said Monday at NAB Show in Las Vegas.
The company says the platform will support multiple new revenue-producing use cases.
A strategic alliance announced Monday at the NAB Show is designed to address the unique needs of public broadcasters in transitioning to NextGen TV.
Triveni Digital and Pearl TV on Sunday introduced Triveni’s StreamScope XM Analyzer and Monitor, what they call “the industry’s first test and measurement products to support the NextGen TV decryption […]
Verance announced today that it has entered into agreements with Sinclair Broadcast Group, Gray Television, Graham Media Group and Capitol Broadcasting Co. to implement the Verance Aspect audio watermark on […]
Anne Schelle is managing director of the Pearl TV consortium and recipient of TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Leadership Award, the publication’s highest honor. She earned it through her tenacity and faith in the ATSC 3.0 standard as broadcasting’s crucial way forward.
In conjunction with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the program will provide free, over-the-air redundancy to emergency messaging currently sent by local governments via text, email. social media, and other system platforms. The broadcast platform will bring with it the efficiency of instantaneous and simultaneous delivery to all users.
NextGen TV is a tech TV version of Waiting for Godot, where an unspecified something is imminently arriving to make everything better … yet never quite materializes.
Attendance and exhibitors will still fall well below the pre-pandemic high-water mark, but station groups and vendors plan to hit the Sunday-Wednesday event with packed schedules and shopping lists.
A bipartisan group of 27 U.S. senators, led by Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Todd Young (R-Ind.), sent a letter Wednesday to FCC ChairJessica Rosenworcel urging the commission to take an active role in expediting the continued rollout of the ATSC 3.0 standard, aka NextGen TV.
KGO, KPIX, KNTV, KTVU, KDTV and KRON are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
KCCI, WHO, KDSM and KDIN are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
WHAM, WROC, WUHF and WXXI are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
John Hane, president and CEO of BitPath, shares an update on how far along the ATSC 3.0 consortium is toward building a national network that will support leasing data services and get cash registers finally ringing for broadcasters. A full transcript of the conversation is included.
ATSC 3.0 has hit a sludgy stretch of path toward its end goal of broad U.S. adoption and providing new content services. It will take many hands — a potential FCC task force, station group cooperation and an elongated pipeline for receivers included — to get the standard’s implementation flying again.
Tolka has become the first ATSC 3.0 software vendor to power devices that have entered the certification process to use the NextGen TV trademark. These devices are for consumers interested […]
Anne Schelle, managing director of the Pearl TV consortium, will receive the highest honor in TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards for her tireless efforts to rally the broadcast industry around the ATSC 3.0 standard while convincing manufacturers to produce compatible sets. She’ll receive her award at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 18 at 6 p.m.
WUNI, WCVB, WFXT, WGBH, WBZ and WBTS are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
The National Association of Broadcasters said that without some action by the FCC, including sunsetting the requirement to broadcast in both the current and next-generation transmission formats, that next-generation format — the ATSC 3.0 transmission standard — is “in peril,” and with it broadcasters’ future.
WTVJ, WSCV, WFOR and WLTV are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Broadcasters kept their focus largely on a NextGen TV narrative headed into this week’s CES in Las Vegas, where around 100,000 attendees are expected. Sinclair is discussing its own flurry of ATSC 3.0 developments, while the demise of pay TV service Evoca was one setback in the NextGen saga.