Broadcasters Push for ATSC Decision By Oct. 1

June 29, 2016

In a joint filing at the FCC, commercial and noncommercial broadcasters joined with the Consumer Technology Association and others to call for the FCC to reject MVPD efforts to inject retrans issues into their request for a green light—by Oct. 1—to roll out the ATSC 3.0 interactive transmission standard.

Joining in the document were the National Association of Broadcasters, America’s Public Television Stations, the AWARN Alliance (emergency alerts), and the Consumer Technology Association.

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