By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 8-11-22

Cable operators are telling the FCC that it should continue to require broadcasters transitioning to ATSC 3.0 to deliver a signal in the current ATSC 1.0 standard, and that the programming on that signal must still be substantially similar to their ATSC 3.0 signal.

The FCC sought input on the status of broadcasters’ transition to the next generation TV standard, which allows for interactivity, targeted ads and alerts, datacasting, and 4K pictures, but also is not backward compatible, so that folks without a new TV set or tuner can’t get all of that.  » Read More