IRT, the joint technology research institute of the public broadcasters of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, is to be shut down.
Eurofins Digital Testing has launched updated testing services for the new CI Plus 2.0 standard.
Vodafone Deutschland is preparing the introduction of the new cable standard DOCSIS 4.0 and intends to test the system in a trial next year, provided that the first hardware prototypes are available.
German football association DFL tested producing a Bundesliga match in 9:16 instead of the usual 16:9 picture format for the first time.
Austrian transmitter network operator ORS intends to carry out a test run with TV and radio channels in 5G Broadcast mode in Vienna.
The participants of German research project 5G Today, in which linear TV was transmitted in 5G broadcast mode for the first time, have drawn a positive conclusion.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast is following the development of 5G Broadcast, but sees a regular deployment in the distant future.
Grupo Globo, which runs the largest Brazilian and Latin American TV network, has carried out the first 5G Broadcast field trial in Brazil at the occasion of the Rock in Rio festival.
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.
German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform will continue its Ultra HD Plugfest series.