ATSC 3.0 is Now Live in Charlotte

ATSC 3.0 has launched in Charlotte, NC, with five stations now broadcasting with the NextGen TV transmissions standard. The stations in Charlotte include WAXN-TV, WSOC-TV (ABC), WJZY-TV (FOX), WBTV-TV (CBS), and WCNC-TV (NBC).

“Watching in NextGen TV immerses the viewer in stunning video with brilliant color, sharper images, and deeper contrast, making them feel like they’re part of the action,” said Paul Curran, executive vice president of television at Cox Media Group. “NextGen TV adds a whole new dimension to TV viewing with Voice + audio from Dolby, available only on NextGen TV. Viewers will feel the power of movie theater-quality sound, allowing them to hear every voice clearly and offering uniform volume across different channels.”

Charlotte is the 29th market to introduce ATSC 3.0. The other US cities that have launched NextGen TV include:

  • Austin, Texas
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Boise, Idaho
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • East Lansing, Michigan
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 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
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, Florida