Major Broadcasters Launch NEXTGEN TV On Three Pittsburgh Network-Affiliated Television Stations

MAJOR BROADCASTERS LAUNCH NEXTGEN TV ON THREE PITTSBURGH NETWORK-AFFILIATED TELEVISION STATIONS

WPGH, WTAE and WPNT Begin Broadcasting with New Technology

Pittsburgh, PA – June 16, 2020 – Three of Pittsburgh’s leading local network-affiliated television stations – WPGH (FOX), WTAE (ABC) and WPNT (MyNet) — today became among the first in the nation to begin broadcasting with NEXTGEN TV, a revolutionary new digital broadcast technology. Based on the same fundamental technology as the Internet, digital apps, and other web services, NEXTGEN TV can support a wide range of features currently in development, such as immersive audio and video (up to 4K), broadcasting to mobile devices, personalized viewing tools, and advanced emergency alerts that provide rich media rather than simple text messages. NEXTGEN TV also allows full integration with 5G and other broadband-delivered Internet content.

Read more…Press Release – NextGen TV Launch – Pittsburgh FINAL 061620.2

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