Major Broadcasters Launch NEXTGEN TV on Six Local Television Stations in Mobile-Pensacola

MAJOR BROADCASTERS LAUNCH NEXTGEN TV ON SIX LOCAL TELEVISION STATIONS IN MOBILE-PENSACOLA

 WEAR-TV, WKRG-TV, WPMI-TV, WFNA, WFGX, WJTC

Begin Broadcasting with New Technology

 

Mobile, AL – October 22, 2020 – Six leading local television stations in the Mobile-Pensacola area, including WEAR-TV (ABC), WKRG-TV (CBS), WPMI-TV (NBC), WFNA (CW), WFGX (MyNet) and WJTC (IND), have become 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 applications, 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 providing rich media instead of simple text messages. NEXTGEN TV also allows full integration with 5G and other broadband-delivered Internet content.

Read more…Press Release – NextGen TV Launch – Mobile-Pensacola FINAL2

Media Contacts:

 WJTC and WPMI-TV; Deerfield – Danielle Turner

danielle@parkcity.tv


WFNA and WKRG-TV; Nexstar
– Gary Weitman

gweitman@nexstar.tv

 

WEAR and WFGX-TV; Sinclair – Michael Padovano

mpadovano@5wpr.com

 

BitPath – John Hane

jhane@bitpath.com

 

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