ATSC 3.0 is Live in Buffalo, NY

ATSC 3.0 is now live in Buffalo, NY, with five local stations now broadcasting with the NextGen TV transmission standard. The stations in Buffalo are WKBW (ABC), WUTV (Fox), WIVB-TV (CBS), WGRZ (NBC), and WNYO-TV (MyNet).

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 service.

NextGen TV will be able to support new features incusing immersive audio and video, broadcasting to mobile devices, personalized viewing tools, and advanced emergency alerts providing rich media instead of simple text messages.

Buffalo is the 24th market to introduce ATSC 3.0. The other US cities that have launched ATSC 3.0 include:

  • Austin, Texas
  • Boise, Idaho 
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas 
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • East Lansing, Michigan
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mobile, Alabama-Pensacola, Florida
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Norfolk-Portsmith-Newport News, Virginia 
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Florida 
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Santa Barbara-Santa Marie-San Luis Obispo, California
  • Seattle-Tacoma, Washington
  • Springfield-Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, Florida