More 4K (ultraHD) TV sets were shipped in Q2’14 than shipped all year in 2013.
LPR Hessen, the local media authority of German federal state Hessen, has opened a tender for the allocation of DTT capacity to a TV channel on a multiplex serving Frankfurt and surroundings.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland has acquired the exclusive Formula E broadcasting rights and will show all races of the new FIA championship which features cars powered exclusively by electric energy.
Ericsson and Polkomtel have successfully carried out the first test of LTE Broadcast technology in Poland.
The capitalisation of public telcos and media companies in Russia has fallen significantly in the last two years.
Poland’s Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) has announced a tender for frequencies on five local DTT multiplexes that will serve the west and south west of the country.
HD+, the HDTV platform for German DTH households on Astra (19.2° East), will add the catch-up services (Mediatheken) from commercial TV channels Sat.1 Gold, ProSieben Maxx, sixx and TLC to its on-demand portal HD+ RePlay on September 2, 2014.
The number of households subscribing to pay-TV services has increased by 20 million over the last 12 months – a figure equivalent to the total installed base of DirecTV in the United States.
The Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska ended the second quarter with 353,000 subscribers to its digital TV services, or 9,000 more than three months earlier.