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FIVE MORE TV BROADCASTERS GRANTED AUTHORITY TO TEST ATSC 3.0 SIGNALS IN PHOENIX MODEL MARKET

Phoenix, AZ — October 11, 2018 — The Federal Communications Commission has now granted requests from five commercial and public TV broadcasters for permission to test next-gen TV broadcasts from the transmission facilities of Univision’s KFPH-CD, which began ATSC 3.0 broadcasts last March. “We are delighted to learn this week that the FCC is granting authority for ABC affiliate KNXV, NBC affiliate KPNX, CBS affiliate KPHO, Independent KTVK, and PBS  station KAET to utilize the transmission facilities of ATSC 3.0 station KFPH-CD in collaborative testing.  This is a very positive step forward and we are grateful for the authority to move the Phoenix Model Market project forward,” said Anne Schelle, managing director of Pearl TV, which is coordinating the Phoenix test market.
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