StarTimes, an operator of digital TV networks in Africa, and Eutelsat Communications have concluded new multi-year agreements to accelerate roll-out of DTT across Africa.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has awarded 10-year satellite licences to four new channels already allocated slots on the upcoming eighth DTT multiplex.
The Freenet TV package with around 20 commercial free-to-air TV channels in Full HD quality on the German DVB-T2 platform will cost €69 per year, corresponding with €5.75 per month.
Dutch public broadcaster NPO plans to start broadcast in HD via the nation’s DTT network as soon as 2017. NPO also wants to expand its HbbTV services.
Dutch telecoms authority Agentschap Telecom has awarded the digital terrestrial licence to KPN, so it can continue to offer its Digitenne platform to homes in the Netherlands.
The Slovak pay-DTT platform Plustelka will begin the switch to DVB-T2 on June 29.
Ukraine’s National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council has approved the tender conditions for the award of a cultural and education channel on the country’s fifth multiplex (MX-5), which uses the DVB-T2 standard.
Slovakia aims to start offering Ultra HD content to terrestrial TV viewers in the near future.
Ukraine will shortly hold a tender for a cultural and educational channel to be located on its fifth multiplex (MX-5), which distributes must-carry services.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has extended the reach of the DVB-T2 platform and unveiled new channels.