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8K Association: “ATSC 3.0 can handle 8K video”

Chris Chinnock, Executive director of the 8K Association, reporting on a presentation by Sung-Ik Park at the recent Electronics & Telecommunications Research Inst. (ETRI) workshop in South Korea, says that even though ATSC 3.0 was not developed to handle 8K video transmissions, in reality the technology can handle 8K via three different solutions. Chinnock says […]

May 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

ATSC standards agreement for India

Standards bodies ATSC and TSDSI have signed an agreement to enable adoption of ATSC standards for making broadcast services available on mobile devices in India. The agreement signed between the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI) enables TSDSI to adopt ATSC standards, thus promoting global harmonisation of digital broadcasting […]

March 30, 2021By Colin Mann

Pittsburgh launch for NextGen TV

Three of Pittsburgh’s leading local network-affiliated television stations – WPGH (FOX), WTAE (ABC) and WPNT (MyNet) – have become among the first in the United States to begin broadcasting with NextGen TV digital broadcast technology based on the ATSC 3.0 standard. The Pittsburgh launch follows a decade of development of the new technology and a […]

June 17, 2020By Colin Mann