FCC Ponders Giving Broadcasters ATSC 3.0 Carriage Flexibility
The new standard will allow broadcasters to deliver 4K pictures and enhanced audio as well as interactive features and more
January 16, 2018
WASHINGTON—The issue of whether or not a station can get out of the simulcasting mandate for ATSC 3.0 is still up for debate, as it is one of the questions that the FCC is currently seeking comments on. The FCC has set a Feb. 20 deadline for comments and March 20 for replies on several questions it raised as part of its decision to approve the framework for rolling out the ATSC 3.0 next-gen TV transmission standard.
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