NextGen TV Comes to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Eight stations have begun NextGen TV broadcasts in Kansas City, together with the PBS station and stations owned by Hearst, Meredith, Nexstar, Scripps. The stations embody KMBC-TV (the ABC affiliate owned by Hearst), KCTV (CBS affiliate owned by Meredith), KSHB-TV (NBC affiliate owned by Scripps), WDAF-TV (the Fox affiliate owned by Nexstar), KCPT (the native PBS station), KCWE (the CW affiliate owned by Hearst), KSMO-TV (the MyNet affiliate owned by Meredith) and KMCI-TV (an impartial station owned by Scripps).The stations famous that the launch in Kansas City adopted a decade of growth and months of planning and preparation by the native stations. KMCI-TV, owned by Scripps, and KSMO-TV, owned by Meredith, have transformed to ATSC 3.0 transmissions. The two stations will broadcast their very own programming in NEXTGEN TV format, in addition to the programming of the opposite collaborating stations. All of the programming of all collaborating stations will proceed to be accessible within the current DTV format. BitPath, which is creating new information broadcasting providers, led the planning course of and coordinated efforts throughout the eight tv stations.TV Tech has been monitoring all of the NextGen TV launches across the nation. To see our full checklist of the place the providers have launched and markets which might be getting ready to launch go to right here. 

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