ATSC 3.0

Understand the complexity of Next Gen TV, discover the standards, transmission methods, and delivery mechanisms needed to make ATSC 3.0 operate effectively. Keep up to date with this fast-paced emerging technology.

Recent ATSC 3.0 Content

NextGen TV: What’s In It For Me?July 8th 2019 - 10:00 AM

TV is changing, again. Color, hi-fi, stereo, VCRs, DTV, HDTV and flat panel displays were all significant technology achievements, affordable for all TV viewers, with obvious benefits and near-overnight popularity. Viewer and station benefits of moving to the incompatible ATSC 3.0 system and NextGen TV are interesting, but a bit less clear.

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Senator Gordon Smith, NAB CEO on left, Parag Niak, Co-founder and CEO of Saankhya Labs on right.

ATSC 3.0 in Mobile DevicesJune 14th 2019 - 08:00 AM

The push for integrating NextGen TV receiver chips into popular mobile devices picks up momentum at the 2019 NAB Show.

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ATSC 3.0 technology will deliver flexible, internet protocol broadcast TV to enhance options for viewers.

WMYD and WDIV TV Plan First Next-Gen TV Broadcasting in DetroitJune 12th 2019 - 09:00 AM

The first wave of over-the-air Next-Gen TV service will begin in Detroit in early 2020, with dozens more planned nationwide throughout 2020.

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There is life left in pay DTT.  By Mersh - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

ATSC 3.0 Could Boost Pay DTTJune 11th 2019 - 11:30 AM

Arrival of the ATSC 3.0 standards with major revisions and enhancements over the preceding second-generation version has put the spotlight on the global future of Over The Air (OTA) broadcasting in general.

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Sinclair’s Mark Aitken engaged the ATSC 3.0 Track audience with his perspective of the future of TV broadcasting.

ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Report, Part 2May 20th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Once tweaked to perfection and final format specs locked in, production models of Next Gen TV sets will flood stores, confuse viewers and provide broadcasters and sponsors new opportunities to expand their reach and brands.

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It was easier to be distracted by more pixels and ways to manipulate them than to thoroughly investigate the imminent future of local TV.

ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Report, Part 1May 13th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Commercial and Public TV broadcasting is on track for a future Next Gen TV world, with ongoing ATSC 3.0 test transmissions. What broadcasters do inside the new framework that makes money will be the big news at future NAB Shows.

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The patch bay end of Dielectric’s custom eight TV signal combiner.

Dielectric Builds Its Most Compact Combiner Ever for DTV UtahMay 12th 2019 - 10:00 AM

Complex, space-efficient combining and switching system at DTV Utah transmission facility solves the challenges of adjacent signal combining without performance loss.

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Signs that the age of mobile broadcasting has arrived at NAB 2019 after many false starts.

NAB CEO Slates Apple for Ignoring ATSC 3.0 ChipsApril 10th 2019 - 11:00 AM

NAB CEO Gordon Smith’s criticism of Apple for failing to incorporate broadcast-capable chips in its mobile devices was timely for several reasons, even if it may fall on deaf ears.

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