NEW YORK – October 14, 2019 – As broadcasters converge on Manhattan this week for NAB Show New York, the Phoenix Model Market partners and Pearl TV today announced several developments that will positively impact the deployment of NEXTGEN TV signals throughout the country. A second transmission facility for NEXTGEN TV broadcasts in Phoenix, AZ is planned for later this year that will power a Single Frequency Network (SFN) – the first market to have two transmission towers with a SFN configuration — once the transmission licenses are approved by the FCC and the facilities are on-air.
DETROIT, MI – May 15, 2019 – On the heels of last month’s announcement that TV broadcasters in the Top 40 TV markets will be launching Next-Gen TV services by the end of 2020, Detroit’s WMYD, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), today announced plans to launch the new broadcast TV technology in a collaborative effort that will also involve Graham Media Group and other local broadcasters.
TELEVISION BROADCASTERS ANNOUNCE COLLABORATIVE BUILD-OUT PLANS FOR NEXT-GEN TV IN TOP 40 U.S. TELEVISION MARKETS
LAS VEGAS, NV – April 8, 2019 — At the 2019 NAB Show, a broad coalition of broadcast television station groups – including both network owned-and-operated stations and affiliates, as well as public broadcasters — today announced plans to deploy Next-Gen TV in the 40 largest U.S. TV markets by the end of 2020.
Washington, D.C. – (April 5, 2019) – Pearl TV has reached an agreement with Eonti and DigiCert to provide a secure Industry Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to safeguard transmissions between a broadcast station and receiving devices. The system will be as seamless to the viewing public as accessing a secure website. As part of the agreement, Eonti (as the management authority) and DigiCert (as the certification authority) will issue X.509 certificates and operate an online certificate status protocol responder — both of which conform to the ATSC 3.0 Security Standard for Next-Gen TV.
Hasselt, Belgium – March 27, 2019 – Ahead of the NAB Show, Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services, has announced it will be showcasing a new conformance test suite at the show. Arreios for ATSC 3.0 enables the certification and testing for ATSC 3.0 features, such as Ultra High Definition (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) video over broadcast and broadband, Interactive Applications, Targeted Advertising, Emergency Alerts and Content Recovery, and Watermarking.