Jamaica Adopts NextGen TV | TV Tech

The Advanced Television Systems Committee has introduced that the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica has adopted the ATSC 3.0/NextGen TV customary, making it the third nation on this planet—after S. Korea and the United States—to undertake the superior over the air customary. The nation introduced its intention to undertake ATSC 3.0 a 12 months in the past and in December the ATSC introduced that Television Jamaica (TVJ), a subsidiary of the RJRGleaner Communications Group and considered one of two TV stations within the nation,  had been accepted as a full member, making the adoption official. What makes Jamaica’s state of affairs distinctive is that it’s transitioning from analog to ATSC 3.0, a world’s first. Fayval Williams, Minister of Education, Youth and Information, stated “TVJ should be counseled for being the primary Caribbean group to be granted membership within the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) Inc.” Minister Williams highlighted that Jamaica has launched into transitioning its tv business to the ATSC requirements and expects to start the implementation course of in 2022.“ATSC and the worldwide group have been thrilled by the choice in Jamaica to implement ATSC 3.0 as its NextGen TV know-how,” stated ATSC President Madeleine Noland.Jamaica’s Spectrum Management Authority, Managing Director Dr. Maria Myers Hamilton describes this newest improvement as a “proud second” which her group is able to assist.  Dr. Myers Hamilton added, “The SMA anticipates that this nice initiative will convey a wide range of cutting-edge providers to all Jamaican customers.” “When the rollout of ATSC 3.0 is full Jamaicans will entry extra tv channels, extra native content material, higher high quality image, higher high quality sound, higher entry to TV indicators inside buildings, TV wherever and all over the place on telephones, tablets, moveable TVs without having for expensive information, actual time reporting on TV viewership, emergency alert options nationally or geographically focused, addressable promoting and a bunch of different revolutionary choices,” stated Claire Grant, General Manager, Radio and Television Jamaica Limited at station proprietor RJRGleaner Communications Group


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