The Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has published the guidelines for the subsidies for the purchase of TV/decoders compatible with the DVB-T2, MPEG-4 and HEVC/H.265 standards.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM says it has received one bid for the operation of the DVB-T2 multiplexes M1, M2 and L1.
Italian broadcaster Europa Way (formerly Europa 7) will launch a new pay-TV service in HDR 4k HD on the country’s DTT network using the DVB-T2 standard.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM has extended a tender for three DTT licences on Mux 1 and 2 and L1 in the 470-694 MHz frequency spectrum.
Almost half (43%) of households in the Czech Republic now have DVB-T2 reception equipment.
The Slovak Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (RU) has issued a tender for the country’s first DTT multiplex, the licence for which is currently held by Towercom.
In July, Sportitalia will launch four new interactive sports channels on free-to-air digital terrestrial television using the HbbTV standard.
Antenna Hungária (AH) was the only company to submit a bid to operate a national DTT service in Hungary.
Approximately 22% of US broadband households use an antenna to watch over-the-air broadcasts, according to Parks Associates.
The Croatian national transmission company OiV has launched HD test broadcasts in the DVB-T2 HEVC standard.