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.
German media company Freenet wants to launch its own IPTV platform in Q4 2016 offering linear TV, video-on-demand (VOD), online games and streaming services.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast will set up and operate the DVB-T2 transmitter network for ARD and ZDF on which the public broadcasters will distribute up to 20 TV channels in Full HD quality (1080p50).
Dimetis, a German software company in broadcast and telecommunication, will build up the new DVB-T2 playout for Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg (RBB) and Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR), after winning the respective European tender.