Broadcasters Launch NextGen TV in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Seven main tv stations serving the Birmingham tv market have introduced that they’ve began NextGen TV broadcasts. The launch included WABM (Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate) and WDBB (Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation-owned ABC and CW affiliate), WIAT (Nexstar-owned CBS affiliate), WBRC (Gray Television-owned Fox affiliate), WVTM-TV (Hearst Television-owned NBC affiliate), WTTO (Sinclair-owned CW affiliate), and WSES (Howard Stirk Holdings-owned Heroes and Icons affiliate).As a part of the launch, WTTO and WSES have transformed to ATSC 3.0 transmissions. Those stations will broadcast their very own programming, in addition to the programming of the opposite collaborating stations, in NextGen TV format. All programming of all collaborating stations continues to be obtainable in the present DTV format, which could be acquired on all trendy tv units. BitPath, which is creating new knowledge broadcasting providers, led the planning course of and coordinated efforts throughout the seven tv stations. TV Tech has been monitoring all the launches of NextGen TV broadcasts across the county, with a full checklist of deployments obtainable right here (opens in new tab).

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