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NAB Developing ‘Best Practices’ Guidelines for Next Gen TV

February 14, 2019 - PALM DESERT, CA - A standard feature of the annual Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat being held here is the Wednesday Broadcasters’ Panel. At this year’s conference, four representatives from the broadcasting industry—Del Parks,...

Mark Aitken Ponders Where TV Standards Are Headed–Part 2

January 30, 2019 - HUNT VALLEY, MD.-- In part two of this interview, Aitken reveals Sinclair’s plan to rollout ATSC 3.0 in 26 markets in 2019, where Sinclair’s Dallas SFN rollout stands, why 3.0 naysayers will soon see they are off target, the effect multistandard TV...

Mark Aitken Talks CES 2019, 3.0 Receiver Chip Rollout, 5G—Part 1

January 23, 2019 - HUNT VALLEY, MD.--Fresh off the rollout of a multistandard DTV receiver chipset with support for ATSC 3.0 at the International CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Mark Aitken, president of ONE Media LLC and VP of Advanced Technology at Sinclair Broadcast Group...

Abernethy: Stations Need To Get With 3.0

January 23, 2019 - Fox stations chief Jack Abernethy used NATPE to stress the importance of the new tech. Its rollout and the services it enables, he said, is being held back by broadcasters’ short-term thinking and their inability to work with each other and to grasp...

FOX Talk At NATPE: ATSC 3.0’s Untapped Opportunities

January 34, 2019 - The next gen broadcast TV standard, ATSC 3.0, finally got some attention from NATPE Miami participants on the second day of this three-day event that’s focused more on OTT and content ownership than anything else. The solid endorsement of ATSC 3.0...