Italy has completed the switch-off process of television broadcasting transmissions on 61 frequencies, the use of which had been causing harmful interference.
German internet via satellite provider Eusanet has installed satellite-based backup systems for radio broadcasters on 15 key transmission towers in Germany on behalf of a large German transmission network operator.
The owners of transmission company Arqiva are reportedly planning a £5 billion sale, dropping long-held plans to float the company on the London Stock Exchange.
Four new manufacturers are to adopt the Freeview Play catch-up and on-demand service. Blaupunkt, Hisense, Sharp AQUOS, and Toshiba devices will all be launched in the next few months.
The Slovak pay-DTT platform Plustelka has added a HD version of the national commercial channel Joj to its offer.
All four new commercial TV channels on Poland’s eighth DTT multiplex will operational by December 2.
Dutch incumbent telecom operator KPN has added 64,000 IPTV homes, but this is partly offset by a decline in the number of DTT subscribers.
Poland’s fifth multiplex should be allocated to DVB-T2 services, in the view of Witold Kolodziejski, the head of the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT).
Russia has confirmed that it will complete the transition to digital terrestrial broadcasting in 2018.
TV services using DVB standards are available on every continent with well over one billion DVB receivers deployed.