NextGen TV: Five Stations Launch 3.0 Broadcasts in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga.—Five native stations have joined collectively to launch NextGen TV broadcasts in Atlanta, the seventh largest DMA. The 5 stations are Meredith Local Media’s WPCH (Independent, Channel 17) and WGCL (CBS, Channel 46), Cox Media Group’s WSB (ABC, Channel 2), Fox Television Stations’ WAGA (FOX, Channel 5), and Tegna’s WXIA (NBC, Channel 11). This transition places Atlanta in the distinctive early adopter class, becoming a member of almost 40 different cities throughout the nation the place NextGen TV service is already on the air. “NextGen TV provides enhanced options to broadcast tv, comparable to gorgeous video with sensible coloration, sharper photos, and deeper distinction, and is an intensive improve to conventional tv,” stated Tom Casey, vp, engineering and expertise for the Meredith Local Media Group. “NextGen TV additionally solely provides Voice + audio from Dolby, so viewers can hear each voice, whereas additionally experiencing movie-theater high quality sound and uniform quantity throughout totally different channels.” TV Tech has been monitoring all of the NextGen TV launches across the nation. To see our full listing of the place the companies have launched and markets which can be making ready to launch go to right here. 

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