The Austrian transmitter company Media Broadcast has said that the second phase of the DVB-H roll-out in the country has started with the switching on of transmitters in the regions of Bregenz, Eisenstadt, Graz, Linz and St. Pölten. The potential reach is now 50% of all Austrians.
In Austria, there are 15 TV channels on air, namely ORF1, ORF2, ATV, Puls4, Pro7 Austria, RTL, Sat.1 Austria, VOX, RTL2, N24 and Super RTL, along with the radio stations Ö3, Ö1, FM4 and KroneHit. All three mobile operators in the country – mobilkom austria, 3G Austria and One – offer mobile TV subscriptions. They are pleased with the first results and report healthy consumer interest.