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.
WATCH VIDEO. In what is believed the first MPEG-2 switch-off operation in the world, France has launched a campaign informing viewers that from April 5, 2016, all digital terrestrial broadcasts will be in MPEG-4 and HD.
Eutelsat has sealed a three-year contract with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) for Ku-band capacity on the Eutelsat 3B satellite.
German cable and satellite industry association ZVEI Fachverband Satellit & Kabel expects the preconditions for nationwide analogue cable TV switch-off to be met by the end of 2018.
The Dutch government is planning to introduce DVB-T2 when the current licences run out at the end of January, 2017.
Polish viewers want to see top quality international channels such as Discovery, National Geographic and AXN available on DTT, according to the findings of the second Cyfrowizja project undertaken by the media agency MEC.
Slovenia is the next country to enable the regular HbbTV services by the introduction of a HbbTV portal on Golica TV, which is available across terrestrial (DVB-T) network in Slovenia.
SPI International’s Kino Polska will take a 49% stake in Cable Television Networks & Partners (CTNP) for PLN10 million (€2.37 million) if the decision by the Polish National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) to award the latter a licence to operate a channel on the eighth DTT multiplex (MUX-8) is final.