Swiss telco Sunrise Communications has decided to sell transmitter tower operator Swiss Towers for CHF500 million (€458 million).
Hessischer Rundfunk (hr), a regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, has chosen compression and statistical multiplexing solutions from French video encoding solutions provider Ateme for its DVB-T2 and OTT services.
Arqiva has confirmed the transmission company is for sale. A statement, issued alongside its nine-month results confirmed shareholders were undertaking “a strategic review of their investment that may lead to a transaction”.
Antenna Hungária has extended its collaboration with Fox Networks Group.
The Slovak pay-DTT platform Plustelka will revamp its programme offer on June 19.
The Czech national transmission company CRa has deployed Ateme’s Titan full-software solution to deliver over 15 channels in a DVB-T2 multiplex.
The German DVB-T2/HEVC platform reaches 2.2 million households following the launch of the next-generation DTT service on March 29, 2017.
DNA is to switch its remaining terrestrial pay-TV channels to the DVB-T2 format as of May 17.
The majority (51.2%) of former DVB-T users in Germany have made the move to successor system DVB-T2/HEVC and continue to receive their TV channels terrestrially.
Radio Bremen (RB), the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state Bremen, wants to offer its TV channel in HD quality from Q1 2019.