The Czech national transmission company Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa) has added SPI’s Funbox 4K to its experimental DVB-T2@HEVC transmissions in Prague.
German public broadcaster ARD will participate in the first stage of the deployment of DVB-T2 with its main channel Das Erste HD in Full HD mode (1080p50).
The Ultra HD Forum has released the first phase of industry guidelines on end-to-end workflows for creating and delivering live and pre-recorded UHD content.
The Czech Republic will complete its transition to the DVB-T2 standard within the next six years.
The German DVB-T2 roll-out will commence on May 31, 2016 with a multiplex carrying six public and commercial TV channels in urban areas.
German public broadcaster ZDF will change its DTT distribution from the current DVB-T standard to successor DVB-T2.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM is working on a new strategy for the transition to DVB-T2.
The HbbTV Association it has received all the test material for the first release of a test suite for HbbTV 2.0 implementations.
The Russian DTH platform NTV-Plus says it will complete its transition to MPEG-4 this summer.
CableLabs has certified five new DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems. Product from Askey, Castlenet, Netgear, Technicolor and Ubee Interactive has all received approval from the technical centre.