NextGen TV & ATSC3.0: Pearl TV & Sinclair Broadcast Group
Pearl TV welcomes Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. as its ninth member - expanding to "nearly half of all broadcast television stations in the Unites States" as Pearl-member stations.
“We are very pleased that Sinclair is joining Pearl TV in commercialization efforts to offer consumers the new NEXTGEN TV services across the country. The entire broadcast industry, including the TV networks and a large cross section of group owners, is committed to a successful roll out of ATSC 3.0. This remarkable new technology gives broadcasters the ability to deliver to viewers the compelling benefits of NEXTGEN TV – greatly enhanced video and audio that allows local stations to bring together over-the-air with over-the-top content,” said Pearl TV Managing Director Anne Schelle.
With consumer interest confirmed, the transition to NextGen TV will provide new opportunities for TV broadcasters and "enhanced" services for viewers. 2020 is the year of new television models.
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