Swiss public broadcaster SRG will terminate the digital terrestrial distribution of its TV channels (DTT) via DVB-T nationwide on June 3, 2019.
A transmitter from German technology company Rohde & Schwarz successfully went into operation at the Wendelstein transmitter site of Bavarian public broadcaster BR on December 4, 2018 as part of the 5G Today research project.
The number of Ultra HD TV sets sold in Germany will break the 10 million barrier at the beginning of 2019, according to a forecast by industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform.
The Ukrainian regulator National Council, in cooperation with other government bodies, is looking into the possibility of local TV channels employing the DVB-T2 standard.
The HbbTV Association has collaborated with DVB to compile a DASH validation tool.
The Czech transmission company Digital Broadcasting has added further transmitters to those already serving its DVB-T2 Transition Network 13.
At the 2018 RDK European Summit, RDK Management unveiled a new app programme to make it easier to develop and launch apps consistently across RDK-based set-top boxes.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz has initiated the world’s first dynamic single-frequency network (SFN) with FeMBMS signals in the lab.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will terminate digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (DVB-T) next year without replacement. There will be no transition to DVB-T2 as in neighbouring Germany and Austria.
KPN has begun the transition of its DTT platform Digitenne to the DVB-T2 standard.