The majority (51.2%) of former DVB-T users in Germany have made the move to successor system DVB-T2/HEVC and continue to receive their TV channels terrestrially.
Radio Bremen (RB), the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state Bremen, wants to offer its TV channel in HD quality from Q1 2019.
Sony Pictures Television Networks’ first Italian free-to-air TV channel will launch on Thursday, May 4, as Pop.
German media company Freenet expects its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV to reach more than one million paying customers by the end of 2018.
Three channels operated by Slovakia’s leading broadcaster TV Markiza may soon again be available to terrestrial viewers.
German platform operator Media Broadcast has added the linear TV channels VIVA, Comedy Central, TLC and N24 Doku to its HbbTV-based hybrid DVB-T2 service Freenet TV Connect.
An expansion to the number of HD and children’s channels are part of changes to the Freeview TV guide from August 2.
DTH satellite remains the most-used TV reception method in Germany.
The Bulgarian public broadcaster BNT is currently distributing its channels on the commercial multiplex NURTS Digital rather than Digital First, which was built specifically for the purpose.
German cable operator Primacom will change the allocation of the slots on its digital TV channel listing from April 4, 2017.