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Updated 7/14/2022 ATSC 3.0 Deployments: Where and When Will NextGen TV be Available?

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UPDATED 7/8/2022: As of summer 2022, ATSC 3.0 is available in in 68 markets reaching half of all U.S. homes according to the FCC. The commission also noted that at least one full-power TV station has been licensed to provide ATSC 3.0 services in 54 DMAs. 

In April 2022, CTA estimated that NextGen TV sales are projected to double this year over 2021, increase by 75% in 2023, and then grow again by 100% in 2024. There are now approximately 70 models available at retail, at a starting price point between $500 and $600, from Sony, Samsung, and LG.

TV Tech sister brand TechRadar has a list of recommended sets. 

Here is a complete list of the ATSC 3.0 deployment breakdown: 

“On the Air” With ATSC 3.0

  • Albuquerque-Santa Fe, N.M. 
  • Albany, N.Y.
  • Atlanta
  • Austin, Texas
  • Baltimore
  • Boise, Idaho 
  • Boston (One low power station)
  • Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Charlotte, N.C.
  • Charleston S.C.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas 
  • Denver
  • Detroit
  • East Lansing, Mich.
  • Flint, Mich.
  • Fresno-Visalia, Calif.
  • Green Bay, Wisc.
  • Greensboro, N.C.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson S.C.  
  • Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • Harrisburg, Pa. 
  • Hartford, Conn.
  • Houston
  • Indianapolis 
  • Kansas City
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • Little Rock-Pine Bluff, Ark. 
  • Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla.
  • Nashville, Tenn.
  • New York City
  • Norfolk-Portsmith-Newport News, Va. 
  • Oklahoma City
  • Omaha
  • Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Fla. 
  • Phoenix
  • Pittsburgh
  • Portland, Ore. 
  • Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
  • Richmond-Petersburg, Va. 
  • Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif.
  • Salt Lake City
  • San Antonio
  • San Diego
  • Santa Barbara-Santa Marie-San Luis Obispo, Calif. 
  • Seattle-Tacoma
  • Shreveport, La.
  • Springfield, Mo.
  • Springfield-Holyoke, Mass.
  • St. Louis, Mo.
  • Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, Fla.
  • Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Washington D.C.
  • West Palm Beach, Fla.

Readying Broadcasts

First Markets

  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy, N.Y. 
  • Boston
  • Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y. 
  • Charleston-Huntington, WVa.
  • Charleston, S.C.
  • Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Chicago
  • Cleveland-Akron, Ohio
  • Davenport, Iowa-Rock Island-Moline, Ill. 
  • Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Mich. 
  • Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, S.C. 
  • Asheville, N.C.
  • Hartford-New Haven, Conn. 
  • Kansas City, Kan.-Mo. 
  • Memphis, Tenn.
  • Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Milwaukee
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn 
  • New York
  • Omaha, Neb.
  • Philadelphia
  • Providence, R.I.-New Bedford, Mass. 
  • Rochester, N.Y.
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif. 
  • St. Louis
  • West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce, Fla. 

While the markets will be capable of broadcasting these signals, there is still a need for consumer devices to receive them. However, there are efforts by major manufacturers and Kickstarters alike, to make that technology available.