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Research: Ads raising NEXTGEN TV awareness

New NEXTGEN TV advertising, with a debut introduction in late 2020 on local television stations in the US, is resonating strongly with consumers, according to research from consultancy firm Magid. The marketing campaign promoting the digital television standard ATSC 3.0 – the so-called NEXTGEN TV – began in November 2020 and ran through the holiday […]

April 7, 2021By Colin Mann

Field test success for NEXTGEN TV

Newly-released field testing carried out by Sony Electronics has demonstrated the real-world advantages of next-generation TV broadcasting now being rolled out across the USA. The ATSC 3.0 or NEXTGEN TV standard allows a TV station to custom tailor its broadcast to reach simultaneously different types of viewers on a variety of devices – including those […]

February 12, 2021By Colin Mann

NEXTGEN TV broadcasters welcome FCC roll-out boost

The Pearl TV group of US broadcast companies has welcomed the decision by the Federal Communications Commission to give broadcasters more flexibility when using a Distributed Television System (DTS) for NEXTGEN TV broadcasts using hybrid broadcast and broadband standard ATSC 3.0. Public and commercial broadcasters had sought the refinement of Commission rules, in order to […]

January 20, 2021

NextGen TV set for 2021 boost

On the heels of the initial rollout of NEXTGEN TV broadcasting that has now reached more than 20 cities and 80 TV stations, America’s broadcasters are now planning a push this year that will initiate next-generation ATSC 3.0 service in nearly 20 more cities by the end of the summer, according tto Pearl TV, a […]

January 8, 2021

ATSC 3.0 set for cable TV test

Broadcasters supporting the Phoenix, Arizona Model Market project for NEXTGEN TV along with broadcaster group Pearl TV have begun initial testing of NEXTGEN TV over limited cable infrastructure, through a cooperative effort with Comcast. NEXTGEN TV is utilising ATSC 3.0, the technology now being deployed across the US  that is designed to merge over-the-air with […]

December 16, 2020

Consumer awareness campaign from NEXTGEN TV

With a planned multimillion dollar on-air and online awareness campaign scheduled for over the holidays and into early January 2021, US broadcast group Pearl TV and its Phoenix Model Market Partners are coordinating a multimarket consumer awareness campaign with local broadcasters who are now transmitting in digital television standard ATSC 3.0 – the so-called NEXTGEN […]

November 17, 2020By Colin Mann

2nd next-gen transmitter for Phoenix Model Market

Another chapter in the rollout of next-generation TV service in the US is being written in the collaborative Phoenix Model Market, with the launch of ATSC 3.0 signals from KASW-TV (CW). The station becomes the second TV transmission source in the nation’s 11th largest TV market. Phoenix now has two ATSC 3.0 transmission towers whose […]

July 9, 2020