Media Broadcast, operator of German DTT platform Freenet TV, has renewed its contract with French app and user interface provider Dotscreen in regards to the evolution, support and maintenance of the HbbTV Freenet TV portal.
The Polish broadcaster TVN has begun DVB-T2/HEVC tests in cooperation with the national transmission company Emitel.
The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMKU) has fined Zeonbud UAH25.7 million (€752,000) for charging unreasonable tariffs for the distribution of national TV channels in the DVB-T2 format.
The Ukrainian regulator National Council has established 44 local digital broadcasting channels in 17 of the country’s regions.
Terrestrial TV remains the most popular form of TV reception in the Czech Republic following the transition to the DVB-T2 standard.
The Polish broadcaster TVN and national transmission company have signed an agreement for the distribution of the channels TVN and TVN7 on the second multiplex (MUX-2).
The thematic Czech channel Retro Music TV has been made available nationally on the DVB-T2 Multiplex 22.
Arqiva is to stand down as a shareholder in Digital UK, the company behind Freeview.
The Ukrainian regulator National Council has extended the DTT multiplex licences held by Zeonbud for an additional 10 years.
Most countries in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia are planning to expand their DTT services, according to an early results of new survey on the use of spectrum by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) .