Tag: 3.0 OTA

  • FCC Seeking Comment on Potential Rule Change for ATSC 3.0 Signals

    FCC Seeking Comment on Potential Rule Change for ATSC 3.0 Signals

    Earlier this month, we reported on the Federal Communications Commission considering rule changes that would affect the rollout of ATSC 3.0, or “next-gen” TV. And now, the FCC says it’s adopted a notice of proposed rulemaking and is now seeking comment on the matter. The rule in question focuses on how over-the-air (OTA) signals are […]

  • 3.0 OTA TV May Start Rolling Out in March

    3.0 OTA TV May Start Rolling Out in March

    Well, it looks like the new ATSC 3.0 OTA TV standard may start rolling out sooner than first expected. Today the FCC announced that the final rule needed for 3.0 OTA TV could be finalized tomorrow February 2nd, 2018. 30 days after that rule is final full powered ATSC 3.0 rollout can start to roll out. […]

  • We Went Hands-On With 3.0 OTA TV at CES

    We Went Hands-On With 3.0 OTA TV at CES

    One of the hottest topics in cord cutting right now is the new 3.0 over-the-air TV standard. This new standard brings a ton of new features and better coverage. Yesterday at CES we meet with Pearl TV, a group working on 3.0 OTA, which will be part of the 3.0 testing later this year in […]

  • The New OTA TV 3.0 Standard With 4K is Now Official

    The New OTA TV 3.0 Standard With 4K is Now Official

    Yesterday at CES Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today commemorated the achievement of a major milestone in TV history the official standards for OTA 3.0 TV. Marking the milestone today at CES, ATSC President Mark Richer was joined onstage by Consumer Technology Association President and CEO Gary Shapiro, National Association of Broadcasters President and CEO Gordon […]

  • The New 3.0 OTA TV Standard Will Be Announced at CES 2018

    The New 3.0 OTA TV Standard Will Be Announced at CES 2018

    A few months ago, the FCC approved the move to a new 3.0 OTA standard. With this move over-the-air TV will now have 4K, more channels, better coverage, and more. However, there still has yet to be a standard set of rules for companies to start building tuners and transmitters to use the new 3.0 […]

  • Sony Announces Plans to Develop a 3.0 OTA Guide For The Phoenix Test Market

    Sony Announces Plans to Develop a 3.0 OTA Guide For The Phoenix Test Market

    Today Sony and Pearl TV announced plans to work together to build an on-screen television program guide that will work with the new 3.0 OTA standard that is going to be tested by 10 Phoenix TV stations. To our knowledge, this is the first time a major TV manufacturer like Sony has committed to joining […]

  • Will 3.0 OTA Need Internet to Work? We Answer Your Question

    Will 3.0 OTA Need Internet to Work? We Answer Your Question

    Recently the FCC approved the new 3.0 OTA standard. With this move over the air TV will now have 4K, more channels, better coverage, and more. Yet the new 3.0 OTA TV standard has raised a lot of concerns with Cord Cutters News readers. We addressed many of them in our recent Rumor Round Up […]

  • Phoenix Will Be the First City to Offer 3.0 OTA

    Phoenix Will Be the First City to Offer 3.0 OTA

    This week a collection of 10 Phoenix television stations announced plans to launch 3.0 TV. These stations include the local ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CW, Telemundo, Univision, UniMas, and MyTV stations. Phoenix will, therefore, be the first city in the United States to offer 3.0 TV. The plan is to have the 10 stations share […]