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ONEMedia To Deploy DigiCap 3.0 Gateways in Dallas

ONEMedia will deploy DigiCAP SmartXess 3.0 home gateways as part of the ongoing Single Frequency Network deployment to deliver Next-Gen TV in Dallas, the companies announced this week. Read...

ETRI Shows Prototype Low-Power On-Channel Repeater for ATSC 3.0

WASHINGTON—At the ATSC 3.0 annual meeting in May, South Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Institute demo-ed a small, low-power ATSC 3.0 on-channel repeater to drive part of its tabletop presentation in the lobby adjacent to the meeting room at the Ronald...

Road to ATSC 3.0′ Makes Stop in Columbus

COLUMBUS, OHIO—When ATSC president Mark Richer launched the organization’s “Road To ATSC 3.0” campaign earlier this year, he observed that the television industry would be “embarking on the road trip of a lifetime.” Read...

5G and Next Gen TV: Timing or Technology?

BETHESDA, Md. — At a presentation to automotive executives near Detroit in late 2016, Advanced Television Systems Committee officials demonstrated how — in addition to traditional over-the-air broadcasting — ATSC 3.0 could also be used for telematics, infotainment and...

SFNs: ATSC 3.0 a Great Enabler for an Old Technology

We’ve been hearing a lot about single-frequency networking lately, especially in connection with the rollout of ATSC 3.0. However, the technology has been around for a long, long time, with the first implementation taking place in the mid-1920s, and involving...

Hane: ATSC 3.0 Can Shield TV Broadcasters From Future Spectrum Grabs

WASHINGTON — John Hane, president of Spectrum Co., isn’t quite sure whether it’s a bad dream or he’s a bit paranoid, but he’s seen this all before. Hane senses TV spectrum is at risk from another round of givebacks, and that ultimately there will be nothing left but...

Dallas ATSC 3.0 SFN Buildout Nears Completion

GARLAND, TEXAS AND HUNT VALLEY, MD. —Earlier this year, TV Technology first reported on the combined effort of several broadcast related organizations, including Sinclair Broadcast Group, its ONE Media innovations division, and American Tower, in building the world’s...

The Fierce 50: The executives reshaping the business of pay TV

Who are the technologists, strategists, broadcasters, marketing pros and sales folks driving the U.S. pay TV industry? That's the question we sought to answer with our Fierce 50 list. It's not an easy query to answer, given the profound, ongoing disruption that's...

NAB 2018: Dish, Spectrum Co. Team on ATSC 3.0 Test in Dallas

Dish Network and Spectrum Consortium LLC (Spectrum Co.) said they have successfully tested the emerging next-gen ATSC 3.0 format in the Dallas area using 700 MHz E Block spectrum. Using spectrum formerly used broadcast TV channel 56, Dish deployed on Spectrum Co.’s...