The Moldovan regulator ANRCETI has awarded a DTT multiplex licence to the national transmission company Radiocomunicatii.
Austria wants to commence transition of the digital terrestrial transmission of the TV channels of public broadcaster ORF from DVB-T to successor standard DVB-T2 in autumn 2016 and complete the move in February 2019 at the latest, but current plans target a completion already in Q3 2017.
In a landmark decision the French media authority CSA has ruled news channel LCI can broadcast free-to-air on the nation’s DTT network, known locally as TNT.
Spain’s Sequoia Group is negotiating with the publishing group Unidad Editorial for the purchase of the latter’s two DTT licences.
The Polish national transmission company EmiTel has begun talks with the country’s Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) about securing frequencies on what will be the country’s fifth DTT multiplex.
The Ukrainian DTT multiplex operator Zeonbud has been fined UAH44 million (€1.75 million) by the country’s Antimonopoly Committee (AMKU) for abusing its monopoly position.
The French media authority CSA is holding public hearings om the request to turn LCI, Paris Première and Planète+ into free-to-air channels.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has welcomed the ITU’s World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) decision on the use of the UHF band.
The European General Court has confirmed that the Spanish measure favoured digital terrestrial technology over other possible technologies (cable, satellite, fibre), in violation of the principle of technological neutrality.
The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva has approved the decision to assign the 694-790 MHz frequency band in ITU Region-1 (Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia) for mobile broadband.