Italy will switchover its national DTT network from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 from January 1, 2020, to make room for future mobile networks on the 700 MHz. band.
Factual entertainment channel Quest is launching in high definition on Freeview on Tuesday 14th August,.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz provided the infrastructure for the recent DVB-T2 trial in Australia.
German media group Freenet recorded increasing customer figures for its TV offerings Freenet TV and waipu.tv in Q2 2018.
Russian satellite operators may soon be required to provide access to the 20 main TV channels to the country’s 800,000 homes not reached by DTT services.
KPN said it has added 10,000 new subscribers to its IPTV service during the 2nd quarter, compared with 25,000 bet additions in the same period last year.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast will make its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV available in seven additional metropolitan areas by autumn 2018.
Telia Lietuva plans to stop providing DTT services in Lithuania in stages starting from the beginning of next month.
The three Dutch language channels from Belgian public broadcaster VRT will become part of the Antenne TV DTT platform.
DTT remains highly popular in France, with nearly seven out of ten (68%) of the population accessing services directly via a TV or box connected to DTT (‘TNT’).