Speaking at he Media2020 in Bucharest EBU Media Director Jean Philip De Tender called for the establishment of 5G Broadcast, allowing for free-to-air 5G services on any 5G device without needing a specific SIM card.
German public broadcaster WDR and the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI will collaborate in the next months to test the video coding possibilities offered by forthcoming international standard VVC/H.266.
Poland plans to switch to the DVB-T2 standard by June 30, 2022.
Poland’s second largest cable operator Vectra has decided to deploy the DOCSIS 3.1 standard in its broadband network.
Fox, NBCUniversal, and Viacom have unveiled OpenAP 2.0, expanding the advanced audience platform into a centralised premium video marketplace with workflow automation for national linear and long-form digital video, developed in collaboration with Accenture and FreeWheel.
The Ultra HD Forum has brought a significant update to its Guidelines, which have been accessed online over 2,000 times at its website in the last year.
5G Broadcast offers a unique chance to establish a uniform global transmission standard for broadcast and mobile services for the first time in TV history.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz will present a solution for the future transmission of media content with 5G Broadcast at NAB 2019.
German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform has published the minimum requirements for HbbTV 2 devices in the German market.
Panasonic has announced the world’s first commercial deployment of the HbbTV Operator App (HbbTV OpApp), making access to premium and additional services possible without a set-top box.