News Releases

December 11, 2017

ATSC BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED: Corl, Fairhurst and Todd Begin Terms in January

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2017 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) have elected three industry executives to serve on the ATSC Board of Directors for three-year terms that begin in January 2018.   Craig Todd, Senior Vice President, Dolby Laboratories, was re-elected to the board. Newly- elected directors are Mark Corl, Senior Vice […]

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November 16, 2017


Massive Five-Year ATSC 3.0 Standards Process Sets Stage For Next Gen TV Implementation, Deployment WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today saluted the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for its authorization of the new ATSC 3.0 next-generation television broadcast standard for U.S. broadcasters. “The development of the revolutionary new Next Gen […]

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November 7, 2017


Joint NAB-CTA ‘Living Laboratory’ Helps Broadcasters, Manufacturers Prepare for Launch of ATSC 3.0 Services CLEVELAND – As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to vote this month to authorize voluntary implementation of the new Next Gen TV broadcast standard, the broadcasting and consumer technology industries are collaborating on a “living laboratory” ATSC 3.0 test station in […]

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May 17, 2017

ATSC Honors Skip Pizzi with Highest Technical Honor

For Immediate Release 2017 Lechner Award Recognizes Leadership in ATSC 3.0 WASHINGTON, May 17, 2017 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today honored Skip Pizzi of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) as the 2017 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made during the […]

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May 4, 2017

ATSC 2017 Next-Gen Television Conference Set To Highlight Advantages Of New Flexible Broadcast Standard

For Immediate Release May 16-17 Events Bring Together Technical Experts,Station Management, and Industry Experts WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017 – With the completion of the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard now just weeks away, experts from the broadcast television industry will gather in mid-May for the “NextGen TV Conference: Powered by ATSC 3.0” (Registration Link) […]

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April 18, 2017

Vast Capabilities of Next-Generation ATSC 3.0 TV Broadcasting Showcased at Front Door Of 2017 NAB Show

For Immediate Release Las Vegas Convention Center ‘NextGen TV Hub’ Opens Monday in Grand Lobby with Innovations ‘Powered by ATSC 3.0’ LAS VEGAS, April 18, 2017 – As the curtain rises on the 2017 NAB Show, attendees will see the incredible capabilities of the new Internet Protocol-based broadcast TV standard at a special exhibit in the […]

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March 22, 2017

Next-Gen TV Hub To Showcase Benefits Of New Broadcast TV Standard At 2017 NAB Show

For Immediate Release Benefits and Capabilities of ATSC 3.0 Take Center Stage WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 – With completion of a next-generation broadcast TV standard now in sight, broadcasters and equipment suppliers will be highlighting the diverse capabilities of the ATSC 3.0 standard in the “NextGen TV Hub” at the 2017 NAB Show at the […]

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February 3, 2017

ATSC Applauds FCC Progress On Next Gen TV

WASHINGTON, Feb.2, 2017 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s progress on Next Gen TV powered by the ATSC 3.0 standard.  In response to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s pre-publication today of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for voluntary implementation of ATSC 3.0, ATSC President Mark Richer said: “The development of ATSC 3.0 […]

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January 31, 2017

Friedel Elected 2017 ATSC Board Chairman

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee Board of Directors elected Richard Friedel of Fox Networks as ATSC Board Chairman for 2017. Friedel, who served as Chairman in 2016, was re-elected for a new one-year term. “Richard’s industry insights and leadership helped drive the board’s strategic initiatives over the past year, and we’re […]

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January 4, 2017

ATSC 3.0 Demonstrations And Discussions Planned For CES 2017

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2017 – Among the many new technologies on display later this week at CES® 2017 will be the emerging ATSC 3.0 TV standard, the IP-based broadcasting innovation that will merge over-the-air and Internet-delivered content in future mobile and home devices. “ATSC 3.0 is the next-generation broadcast platform that has the capability […]

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