NextGen TV has launched in Sacramento, CA with six stations now
broadcasting with the NextGen TV transmissions standard. The stations in
Sacramento include KOVR (CBS), KCRA (NBC), KQCA (MyNetwork), KTXL (Fox), KXTV
(ABC), and KUVS (Univision).
The participating stations have cooperated to ensure that
current programming remains available to all viewers, regardless of whether
their television service is provided over-the air or by a cable or satellite
company. Antenna viewers can simply rescan their TV sets to ensure full
With NextGen TV, viewers will get improved video and sound
quality, added voice clarity, consistent volume across channels, enhanced
internet content on demand, and advanced emergency alerting functions to keep
viewers better informed.
“Viewers in the state’s capital have a lot to be excited
about, as NextGen TV will change the way they experience live broadcast
television, and it will continue to get better as local stations add more
features,” stated Kurt Rao, senior vice president and chief technology officer
at Tegna. “NextGen TV ensures the future of television, where content and
the experience of watching culminate – informing, entertaining, and inspiring
Visit watchnextgentv.com for a list of cities that have launched NextGen TV and the cities that are set to launch this summer.
Source: Cord Cutters News