TestTree is part of DISH Network Corp. ATSC 3.0 SFN trial in Dallas
TestTree’s EdgeProbe QoS 24/7 Monitoring solution included in DISH Network Corporation ATSC 3.0 SFN trial in Dallas, USA
DALLAS, April 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In a significant convergence of wireless and broadcast technologies, DISH today successfully trialed the transmission and reception of the new broadcast ATSC 3.0 standard as part of the Spectrum Consortium, LLC’s (Spectrum Co.’s) “Next Gen” deployment project in Dallas, Texas. Using its 700 MHz E Block spectrum (former broadcast TV channel 56), DISH deployed on Spectrum Co.’s Garland, Texas, Single Frequency Network (SFN) site, as part of the country’s first major market conversion to the Next Gen broadcast standard. Spectrum Co. is a consortium of broadcasters leading the transition to ATSC 3.0.
Vendor partners in the Dallas “Next Gen” rollout include: Hitachi COMARK (transmitters), ATEME (encoders), Enensys (gateway resource scheduler), Digicap (ESG and signaling), Dielectric (band-pass-filters, transmission line and antennae), Monroe Electronics (EAS Digital Alert Systems), TestTree (monitoring and control), Acrodyne Services (integration), ONE Media (configuration and design) and Progira (SFN coverage modeling).