The Turkish public broadcaster TRT has launched its seventh HbbTV app.
The Turkish public broadcaster TRT has started hybrid TV services employing HbbTV technology by Sofia Digital.
HbbTV has established itself in Germany: 92% of the connected TV sets sold in 2014 were compliant with the interactive multimedia standard, corresponding with 4.2 million devices, according to the latest figures released by industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform based on market data from GfK Retail & Technology.
ProSiebenSat.1 Digital believes time shift in HbbTV would be a highly valuable feature for clients and will start testing with a technical prototype in Q1 this year.
Poland will host its third annual HbbTV summit in Warsaw later this month.
The Polish public broadcaster TVP is planning a number of changes to its hybrid platform in 2015.
The Polish public broadcaster TVP will add an EPG with programme recommendations to its hybrid service at the beginning of next year.
HbbTV offers a clear opportunity for the development of terrestrial TV broadcasting, according to Martin Gebauer, the CEO of the Czech national transmission company Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa).
HTTV and OTT pay TV Platform TeVolution are showcasing at Africacast 2014 a joint demonstration to offer a connected TV experience to the African pay TV market.
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.