WDR and Media Broadcast to launch DVB-T2/HEVC trial in Cologne

Sendeturm Köln Colonius (Media Broadcast)

WDR, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD for federal state North-Rhine Westphalia, and transmitter network operator Media Broadcast prepare a joint trial to test the new digital terrestrial transmission system DVB-T/HEVC under live conditions in the urban area of Cologne and Bonn.

Media Broadcast kicks off DVB-T2/HEVC trial in Berlin

Funkturm Berlin Alexanderplatz

German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has launched a large-scale trial to evaluate digital terrestrial TV distribution system DVB-T2 in combination with the new compression standard HEVC/H.265 in Berlin.