The Smart TV Alliance and HbbTV Association have announced a plan to merge the activities of the Smart TV Alliance into HbbTV, extending the scope of the HbbTV Specification to address Over-The-Top Services.
German public broadcaster ZDF will show its first documentary completely produced in Ultra HD/4K on September 25, 2016 at 19.30 CET.
Dutch public broadcaster NPO plans to start broadcast in HD via the nation’s DTT network as soon as 2017. NPO also wants to expand its HbbTV services.
The HbbTV Association has extended its contract with RT-RK for 104 additional test cases to cover the differences between HbbTV 2.0 and HbbTV 2.0.1.
As the rest of the country votes for Brexit the BBC has announced it’s to follow the international standards followed in mainland Europe.
Swiss IPTV company Zattoo and German set-top-box provider ABOX42 demonstrate a new white label DVB-C/IP hybrid multiscreen TV solution for cable operators at ANGA COM 2016.
Seznam.cz has launched what is believed to be the first HbbTV virtual channel in Central and Eastern Europe.
The HbbTV Association has announced the composition of its new steering group.
Opera TV and Vestel are partnering to provide customers with Ultra HD content and HbbTV 2.0.
France Télévisions to close down its recently launched app France TV Zoom and will reconsider its digital strategy.