The Czech national transmission company CRa has launched a TV channel as part of an information campaign on the transition to DVB-T2.
Commenting on the service, which is named Tune in to DVB-T2, includes an HbbTV application and is distributed on the regional (8) multiplex, CRa’s CEO Vit Vazan said: “At all times, our priority is to inform viewers. We are now focusing on more detailed information so that everyone can know exactly what to expect when switching to DVB-T2 and to be prepared in time to avoid losing free television”.
The transition to DVB-2 is on schedule, with the first DVB-transmitter, in Prague’s Zizkov and Cukrak, set to be switched to the new standard on November 27. Together, they reach 25% of Czech households.
The remaining transmitters will be switched in 2020, with the process being completed on June 20.
Most (87%) of Czech household know about the transition to DVB-T2 and 30% already watch DVB-T2 services.