Posted on August 27, 2020 in ATSC News
By: Michael Deeds, Idaho Statesman
Showing off the new, cutting-edge NextGen TV service, he’s mentioned ATSC 3.0, internet protocols, multiple audio tracks, redundant feeds, “the first converged broadcast/broadband system” — and Philo Farnsworth, the inventor who helped create television.
“Maybe I’m nerding out too much,” confesses Achilles, CEO of Meridian-based Edge Networks.
On Sept. 1, Evoca will mail set-top boxes to its first batch of customers. All will be in Boise. Evoca is charging a short-term discount price of $20 monthly for more than 55 channels, plus streaming content. Only 200 people get in on the deal, which lasts through the end of 2020.
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