Posted on August 25, 2021 in ATSC News
Five local stations have joined together to launch NextGen TV broadcasts in Atlanta, the seventh largest DMA.
The five stations are Meredith Local Media’s WPCH (Independent, Channel 17) and WGCL (CBS, Channel 46), Cox Media Group’s WSB (ABC, Channel 2), Fox Television Stations’ WAGA (FOX, Channel 5), and Tegna’s WXIA (NBC, Channel 11).
This transition puts Atlanta in the unique early adopter category, joining nearly 40 other cities across the country where NextGen TV service is already on the air.
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