The French regulator CSA could have less control over TV services from next year, according to its president Olivier Schramek.
The latest phase of the rollout of six HD DTT channels will take place in France tomorrow (September 23).
Digital terrestrial reception is still dominant in France, but the number of people using DTT is slowly going down, according to media authority CSA.
The French media authority CSA has said that it is in favour of a pilot by the HD Forum to carry out Ultra HD (4K) test transmissions on digital terrestrial.
French media authority Conseil Supérieur l’Audiovisuel (CSA) has planned hearings for the two DTT pay-channels that want to turn free-to-air.
The combined Belgian regulators have published their final decisions regarding the Telenet, Tecteo, Brutélé and Coditel (Numéricable) reference offers for opening up of the country’s cable networks.
The French regulator CSA will decide on a dispute between France Télévisions and PlayTV, a site that offers 70 TV channels for free over the internet, by the end of July.
French media regulator CSA has approved the extension of the DVB-T2 trial currently underway in the northern city of Rennes.
The French government has instructed the National Frequency Agency (ANFR) to continue to provide support for people who live outside the DTT coverage area.
The French media regulator CSA has issued a report on the future of DTT saying that it is “necessary to take advantage of all the new technologies to further modernise terrestrial platform.”