CE, Broadcasters, MVPDs Have ATSC 3.0 Divisions, Replies Show

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June 12, 2017

Recent comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission from New America's Wireless Future Project were quoted in a Communications Daily article discussing the standards for next-generation broadcasting, also known as ATSC 3.0.

Broadcasters “must not be allowed to use ATSC 3.0 as the pretext for a spectrum windfallat public expense that also undermines the long-promised nationwide availability of TV White Spaces,” said CU, PK and New America in a separate joint filing. “Some parties are now seeking to take advantage of this pro­ceeding to expand their spectrum rights unjustifiably, despite” NAB assuring “the FCC that no additional spectrum is required or requested,” said Microsoft.

The comments cited in the article can be found here.