Our Monthly Newsletter
Happy New Year! With this month’s installment of THE STANDARD, we welcome 2020 and celebrate the Year of the Rat. The Rat is the first animal in the cycle of 12 and is thus seen as representing the beginning of a new day.
Indeed, it appears to be a new day for next-generation broadcasting.
January 2020 saw the official U.S. commercial launch of NEXTGEN TV powered by ATSC 3.0 at CES. ATSC had its first booth presence at CES as we heard the exciting news of a combined 20 NEXTGEN TV models being introduced by Sony, Samsung and LG. Broadcasters anticipate lighting up commercial services in the top 40 U.S. markets in 2020, and ATSC has already committed to exhibiting at CES 2021 in order to share all the news from developments that unfold this year.Read More
SEOUL—South Korea’s Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA) has planted an ATSC 3.0 flag on Jeju Island as it will open an ATSC 3.0 testing facility that will be open to international broadcasters, telecoms, broadcast equipment vendors and more in 2020.Read More
UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina continues its work exploring the capabilities of NEXTGEN TV, particularly around how it may benefit Public Safety communications. UNC-TV, North Carolina’s statewide public television network, won the 2017 NAB Pilot Innovation Challenge grant for our proposed efforts to address a very specific problem brought to us by North Carolina Public Safety Communications leaders.Read More
If there’s a single word that describes Sesh Simha, Vice President of Advanced Technology at Sinclair Broadcast Group, it would be “future-execution-driven.” Although he has a background in satellite and broadband, Simha said he has firmly embraced mobile and wireless communications.Read More
As our industry prepares for a future based on the powerful new evergreen broadcast standard, 2020 ATSC sponsor Triveni Digital has been hard at work. By devoting significant resources to the development of the NEXTGEN TV standards, and products that support it, we placed a major bet that ATSC 3.0 would transform the broadcast business.Read More
“The first U.S. consumer television receivers equipped with NEXTGEN TV capabilities are coming to retail stores later this year, with the announcements at CES 2020 from the biggest names in the TV industry launching 20 ATSC 3.0-enabled TV models.” – TVNewsCheck, January 7, 2020Read More