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FCC Gives Green Light to ATSC 3.0 Next Generation TV

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced new rules that let television broadcasters voluntarily use the ATSC 3.0 next generation broadcast television transmission standard.

IEEE Finishes 802.22 Wireless Regional Area Network Standard

IEEE announced that it has published its new 802.22 standard for Wireless Regional Area Networks (WRANs).

FireWire Specifications Revised for Blu-ray

The 1394 Trade Association announced that it has issued a trio of new specifications focused on video compression, audio and music transmission and set top box functionality.

Broadcasters to Develop National Mobile Content Service

Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Fox, Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., ION Television, Media General Inc., Meredith Corp., NBC, Post-Newsweek Stations Inc. and Raycom Media announced plans to form a standalone joint venture to develop a new national mobile content service.

93 Million Americans Lack Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its National Broadband Plan Consumer Survey, which found that affordability and lack of digital skills are the main reasons why 93 million Americans (one-third of the country) are not connected to high-speed Internet at home.