Also referred to as a “NextGen TV upgrade accessory receiver,” the ADTH NextGen TV Box is powered by Tolka ATSC 3 Stack software and is designed for use with household TV receivers, set-top boxes, in-car receivers, mobile phones, tablets or computers.
Four broadcast television stations serving the Rochester, N.Y., television market have begun offering NextGen TV, a.k.a. ATSC 3.0 broadcast signals.
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.
Launch involves stations from Sinclair, Nexstar, Cox, Cunningham and PBS.
CEO Joshua Weiss talks about ARK’s proof-of-concept test and how it is engaging with possible customers.
Its new TV web platform, RUN3TV, adds server-side ad insertion functionality and adtech platform integrations.
KITV, KGMB, KHON, KHNL, KHII and KIKU are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Hawaii is expected to launch 3.0 signals next week and some top 10 markets will launch in the next quarter, according to BitPath CEO John Hane.
The future of broadcast television can be found in the ongoing deployment of NextGen TV, aka ATSC 3.0, broadcasts, explained FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks in a speech this week at the University Of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Center For Technology, Innovation & Competition.
The early consumer experience of NextGen TV has been hampered by government regulations that make it hard for viewers to differentiate the new services from the legacy ATSC 1.0 programming already delivered over-the-air, according to broadcasters.
The Pearl TV coalition today announced two steps it is taking to help TV broadcasters realize more of the monetization potential of ATSC 3.0—one related to advertising and the other aimed at increasing the number of TV viewers who can watch NextGen TV.
Pearl TV and iWedia have launched a fast-track program that adds new ATSC 3.0 A/344 interactive features and streamlines the adoption of NextTV by Android TV device makers.
Says it will free broadcasters to experiment with new ATSC 3.0 content and features.
12 public stations are now offering NextGen TV/ATSC 3.0 broadcasts with half a dozen planning launches in the near future.
Tyche Media’s independent WCRN-LD Boston has launched an ATSC 3.0/NextGen TV platform with ENENSYS and Ateme’s ATSC 3.0 software-based solution. In addition to providing linear TV service over NextGen TV, the service will also offer unlimited encrypted broadcast datacasting services to businesses and first responders.
The real-world test lab and trial for broadcast internet started in July using WatchTV’s LPTV stations that have been upgraded to ATSC 3.0.
The first ATSC 3.0-powered television station has been fired up in Boston. And, it’s a facility owned by Frank Copsidas with DT-1 programming featuring a rebroadcast of the English-language France 24 all-news channel based in Paris.
The two biggest cities in Northwest Louisiana, separated by the Red River, have become the latest to gain access to ATSC 3.0-delivered NEXTGEN TV signals.
The FCC released the data as it asked for public comments on the NextGen TV transition and sunsetting of two 3.0 rules.
At last week’s ATSC conference in Detroit, Hyundai had news about an ATSC 3.0-equipped vehicle on the horizon and a bevy of new test results were shared.