The Polish broadcaster TVN has begun DVB-T2/HEVC tests in cooperation with the national transmission company Emitel.
Slovakia’s Antik Technology has supplied a TV monitoring solution for Disney Streaming Services.
Sky Deutschland and Vodafone Deutschland are testing the use of the new 5G mobile network standard as part of the pre- and post-coverage of a live 2nd division Bundesliga football match for the first time.
5G Broadcast is the future of television, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. This is the conclusion by Michael Wagenhofer, CEO of ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, in a presentation of the 5G Broadcast trial in Vienna at the EBU-Forecast 2020 seminar.
SWR, an affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, and partners from the automotive and telecommunications industries have launched a 5G Broadcast trial for the distribution of audiovisual content to automobiles.
ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, has launched a trial for Ultra HD/4K (UHD) broadcasts on DTT in Vienna.
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.