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US broadcast majors commit to ATSC 3.0

US broadcast majors commit to ATSC 3.0

At the 2018 NAB Show New York, executives from FOX Television Stations; NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations Group; Univision; TEGNA (for Pearl TV), and Nexstar Media Group (for SpectrumCo) announced…

Study: Growing US interest in next-gen TV

Study: Growing US interest in next-gen TV

In an update to a 2017 national research study, consumers continue to show exceptionally strong interest in the US Next-Gen Television service (also known as ATSC 3.0) that will offer…

More US broadcasters test ATSC 3.0 signals

More US broadcasters test ATSC 3.0 signals

The FCC has now granted requests from five commercial and public US TV broadcasters for permission to test next-gen TV broadcasts from the transmission facilities of Univision’s KFPH-CD, which began…

Switzerland to cease DVB-T broadcasting in 2019

Switzerland to cease DVB-T broadcasting in 2019

Switzerland will abandon DTT broadcasts during 2019 opting instead for more widespread technologies such as cable, Internet and satellite, which also offer the possibility of reception of HD channels. This…

Liberty Global joins HomeGrid Forum

Liberty Global joins HomeGrid Forum

HomeGrid Forum has announced that international TV and broadband company, Liberty Global has become the latest member of the Alliance, alongside other industry leading service providers including AT&T, BT, CenturyLink,…

Ofcom CEO: ‘Broadcasting regulation could tackle online harm’

Sharon White, CEO of UK communications regulator Ofcom, has suggested that the body’s experience of regulating broadcasting might be relevant to tackling online harm, as the Government considers possible legislation.…

VR Industry Forum: “Quality and interoperability key”

VR Industry Forum: “Quality and interoperability key”

Rob Koenon, the President of VR Industry Forum (VRIF), has said that creating a buoyant marketplace for VR in the future will depend on high-quality and interoperable services. Speaking during…

Sony exec: “Next living room is the car”

Sony exec: “Next living room is the car”

Markus Zumkeller, Director of Technology and Engineering, Sony Europe, has suggested that the advent of autonomous driving will give road users more time which could be filled by entertainment consumption.…

Ultra HD Forum releases major Phase A Guidelines v1.5

The Ultra HD Forum, the global organisation promoting the industry’s proven best practices for the delivery of immersive UHD experiences, has released a major Phase A Guidelines update. Version 1.5…

Bitmovin survey: Usage of DRM increasing rapidly

Bitmovin, a specialist in online video technology, has released its annual Video Developer Report, revealing a snapshot of the key trends and issues in video technology. The study is based…

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