Philly TV Stations Launch NexGen TV Broadcasts

PHILADELPHIA—Six native TV stations have launched NextGen TV aka ATSC 3.0 broadcasts in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth largest TV market. The August 10 launch implies that Philadelphia viewers can now entry six channels over-the-air without cost with NextGen TV from: CBS’s KYW-TV (CBS, channel 3) and WPSG-TV (CW, channel 57); ABC’s WPVI (ABC, channel 6); NBC’s WCAU-TV (NBC, channel 10); FOX’s WTXF-TV (FOX, channel 29); and Univision’s WUVP-TV (Univision, channel 65). “NextGen TV offers customers unprecedented leisure, data and engagement alternatives,” mentioned Anne Schelle, managing director of Pearl TV, the broadcaster enterprise group that’s main the NextGen TV transition. “Today, and sooner or later, Philly viewers could have a tv expertise that’s extra immersive, with higher image high quality and enhanced audio options, and it’ll proceed to be enhanced as broadcasters proceed to innovate with new options and content material. Broadcast tv is among the main platforms for native information and NextGen TV nurtures and enhances native providers for all Philly viewers.”NextGen TV broadcasts will be obtained by greater than 100 fashions of newer TVs from Hisense, Sony, LG Electronics and Samsung. The first NextGen TV licensed improve accent receiver from ADTH and powered with Tolka software program will quickly be obtainable at retail, as a low-cost possibility for viewers throughout the nation, together with in Philadelphia.Currently NextGen TV providers can be found in additional than 65 markets, NextGen TV is anticipated to succeed in 75% of U.S. tv households in 2023.TV Tech has been monitoring all of the launches of NextGen TV broadcasts with a full record of the place they’ve been launched right here. Our full protection of the know-how is accessible right here.

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