German home-shopping channel HSE24 will be part of the German DVB-T2 network launching in urban areas on March 29, 2017.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast will make the USB TV stick for reception of the next-generation DVB-T2/HEVC-based DTT platform including the encrypted Freenet TV service available from retailers and www.freenet.tv from March 23, 2017.
The switchover of DTT in Germany from DVB-T to successor system DVB-T2/HEVC on March 29, 2017 drives the sale of compliant set-top-boxes.
Most of the current DVB-T households (44.1%) in Germany want to move to successor system DVB-T2 rolled out from March 29, 2017, but some are looking for alternatives such as OTT.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has decided to sell its FM aerials and transmitters to focus on digital growth areas and services.
German HDTV platform HD+ had 2.11 million customers on December 31, 2016 – 15% more than one year ago (31.12.2015: 1.84 million customers).
German sports channel Sport1 will broadcast in Full HD quality on commercial channel platform Freenet TV launching on March 29, 2017 via DVB-T2 in Germany.
Sports channel Eurosport 1 HD and men’s channel DMAX HD will be part of the commercial channel proposition Freenet TV launching on March 29, 2017 on the German DVB-T2 platform.
TV services using DVB standards are available on every continent with well over one billion DVB receivers deployed.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast has appointed Klaus Steffens as the head of technology of its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV.