News Releases

December 29, 2015


New Directors Homer and Schelle Begin Terms in January; Jenkins, Friedel and Reitmeier Re-elected WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2015 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) have elected five industry executives to serve on the ATSC Board of Directors for three-year terms beginning January 2016. New to the board are Christopher Homer, Vice […]

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December 7, 2015

10 More Next-Generation Broadcasting Standards Moving to ATSC 3.0 ‘Candidate Standard’ Status

Four New Candidate Standards Approved; ATSC’s Technology Group Voting on Six Others WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015 – Wrapping up a milestone year for next-generation televi-sion broadcasting, 10 more standards in the ATSC 3.0 suite of standards – including video encoding, Internet Protocol transport, electronic service guides and closed captioning – are moving toward “Candidate Standard” […]

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September 29, 2015


More than Dozen Key Building Blocks Comprise Next-Generation Broadcast TV Transmission System WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee announced today that the “Physical Layer” transmission system for ATSC 3.0 next-generation television broadcasting has been elevated to “Candidate Standard” status. The ATSC TG3 Technology Group approved the ATSC 3.0 Physical Layer Candidate […]

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May 14, 2015

ATSC Honors Luke Fay with Highest Technical Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2015 Lechner Award Recognizes Leadership in ATSC 3.0 WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today honored Luke Fay as the 2015 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made during the ATSC Broadcast Television Conference, “Tune In to […]

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May 7, 2015

ATSC Marks Milestone for Next-Generation Broadcast Television As First Ingredient of ATSC 3.0 Enters Candidate Standard Phase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATSC 3.0 Candidate Standard Process Officially Under Way WASHINGTON, May 7, 2015 – The first ingredient in the Physical Layer transmission standard for next-generation TV broadcasts is now an ATSC “Candidate Standard,” marking an important milestone in the process to develop the ATSC 3.0 standard, the Advanced Television Systems Committee announced today. […]

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April 2, 2015

ATSC 3.0 Going International With 2015 NAB Show Demonstrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Over 50 ATSC Members Also Planning NAB Show Exhibits  LAS VEGAS, April 2, 2015 – Demonstrations of key elements of the emerging ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard will be on display at this month’s NAB Show, with a variety of exhibitors from all over the world planning to show how ATSC 3.0 […]

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March 30, 2015

Advanced Television Systems Committee Brings Television Champions Together for View of Medium’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Association Chiefs from Broadcasting, Cable and Consumer Electronics ‘Tune In to the Future’ at 2015 ATSC Broadcast TV Conference WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is uniting three experts on the TV industry on one “Super Panel” that will tackle the future of television, as the industry adapts […]

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March 10, 2015

Advanced Television Systems Committee Begins Review of ATSC 3.0 Audio System Proposals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Proponents Submit Detailed Technical Descriptions for Next-Gen Television Audio Systems WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has begun its technical review of three detailed proposals for a comprehensive audio system that will bring a more immersive audio experience for living room and mobile viewers with the ATSC […]

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February 19, 2015

ATSC Forms Implementation Team For ATSC 3.0 Advanced Emergency Alerting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has formed a new “Implementation Team” for advanced emergency alerting as a key element of the emerging next-generation ATSC 3.0 television broadcasting standard. “Advanced emergency alerting promises to create new significant value for viewers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasters and the public […]

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December 5, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Invites Audio System Proposals for ATSC 3.0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Next Generation of Television to Offer Expanded Audio Functionality for Wide Variety of Devices WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2014 – As part of the move to a next-generation TV standard, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today issued a Call for Proposals for a comprehensive audio system for the emerging ATSC 3.0 standard, […]

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