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.
FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, NBC AND TELEMUNDO OWNED STATIONS GROUP, UNIVISION, PEARL TV, AND SPECTRUMCO COMMIT TO THE INTRODUCTION OF ATSC 3.0
New York, NY – October 17, 2018 — At the 2018 NAB Show New York, executives from FOX Television Stations; NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations Group; Univision; TEGNA, Inc. (for Pearl TV), and Nexstar Media Group (for SpectrumCo) today announced their collaborative effort and support for the introduction of ATSC 3.0. The ATSC 3.0 next-generation broadcast TV standard is designed to greatly enhance over-the-air services for viewers while bringing together broadcast and broadband functionality to give audiences more content and choice.
NEW STUDY FINDS THAT FOUR OF FIVE CONSUMERS SURVEYED HAVE VERY HIGH LEVEL OF INTEREST IN NEXT-GEN TELEVISION CONCEPT
Washington, D.C. – October 16, 2018 – In an update to a breakthrough 2017 national research study, consumers continue to show exceptionally strong interest in the Next-Gen Television service (also known as ATSC 3.0) that will offer the programming of free live over-the-air TV (such as local news, live sports, programming from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and other broadcast networks) and adds improved features that can enhance consumer’s viewing experience.