Cable & Telecom

CES 2020: First TVs with new OTA spec heading to market this year

ATSC 3.0 is finally real LAS VEGAS – Yes, off-air TV is still viable and popular and a new spec has the potential to make it much more useful and flexible. Over a decade in the making, the first U.S. consumer television receivers equipped with Nextgen TV (ATSC 3.0) over-the-air capabilities are coming to retail stores later this year announced the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) at CES. “Viewers in South Korea have been enjoying 4K video and immersive audio delivered via ATSC 3.0 since 2017 and a number of U.S. broadcasters are already on-the-air with Nextgen TV. Many more...