ATSC 3.0 Transition Rules Eased by FCC

by Shawnee Blackwood

The FCC initially required the primary ATSC 3.0 signal and 1.0 simulcasts to be similar until July 17, 2033. However, they’ve now revised this sunset date to July 17, 2027.

Tags:ATSC 3.0| FCC| NextGen TV


Bipartisan Group of Senators Push FCC on ATSC 3.0

by Shawnee Blackwood

Although over 60% of Americans currently have access to Next Gen TV, some markets still face challenges, such as capital and spectrum constraints, particularly in rural and urban areas. A bipartisan group of senators …

Tags:ATSC 3.0| FCC

Links Week Starting 27th June 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. (I’m still catching up after Display Week!) …

Tags:All-in-ones (AIOs)| Apple| ATSC| Desktop Monitors| DRM & Content Protection| DVB-T & T2| FCC| Foxconn (Honhai)| Hisense| Huawei| Poland| Samsung| Security| Smart TV| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)| Virtual Reality

Can Software “Eat” 5G Hardware?

by Steve Sechrist

There is an old saying in the technology mind space that any hardware that can be replaced by software, will be. It’s an observable fact in technology evolution… Now, faced with the quandary of …

Tags:5G| AT&T| Cellular| Dell| Ericsson| FCC| Huawei| Microsoft| Networks| Nokia| Security

What Bob Saw Around the Net…. 29/11/2018

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Survey: …

Tags:Augmented Reality| FCC| LED| LG Electronics (LGE)| Maritime| OLED Fabs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| TV Viewing| TVs (TV Sets)| Video Processors| Virtual Reality

FCC Steps up Action on LED Screens

by Bob Raikes

We saw an interesting article from a US regulatory expert about the escalation of action by the FCC over RFI and lack of FCC compliance in LED screens. The article was published in Digital …

Tags:FCC| Radio

FCC Authorizes ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Transmission Standard

by Aldo Cugnini

The United States Federal Communications Commission has adopted new rules to let television broadcasters use the Next Generation broadcast television transmission standard, also called ATSC 3.0, on a voluntary, market-driven basis. FCC Adopts New …

Tags:ATSC| FCC| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Terrestrial (DTT)| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 44

Watchfire Raises FCC Issues of LED

by Bob Raikes

Watchfire of Danville, Illinois of the US has drawn attention to problems seen in some LED displays that have been sold in the US without meeting FCC approval. The company said in a white …

Tags:DOOH| FCC| Large Display Monitor| LED| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 17

FCC Proposes Rules for ATSC 3.0 Introduction

by Milos Pavlovic

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it is circulating a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to authorize television broadcasters to use the ATSC 3.0 broadcast television transmission standard on a …


FCC Delays STB Vote

by Bob Raikes

The US FCC has delayed the big vote that it was planning on the 29th September on what to do about set top boxes. The FCC has wanted to “open up” the US cable …

Tags:FCC| Large Display Monitor| STBs| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 39