Discovery Finland and technical service provider Digita have agreed to broadcast the Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Beijing Winter Olympics in HD quality on Finland’s digital terrestrial TV network (DTT).
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz has successfully completed the DVB-T2 terrestrial TV transmitter network upgrade across Finland.
Finland’s leading TV channels are to delay the cessation of standard definition transmissions.
The operator of Finland’s digital terrestrial network is under new ownership.
First State Investments has entered into a binding agreement to sell Digita Oy to Digital Colony, a joint venture between Digital Bridge Holdings LLC and Colony NorthStar, Inc.
The Finnish government has granted new television licences covering Multiplexes A to F in the UHF band.
A new online catch-up service has begun in Finland, featuring Restart functionality, and using MPEG DASH and HbbTV 1.5 technology.
Sofia Digital has launched an extended EPG using the HbbTV standard on the Finnish Digita DTT network.
French transmission company TDF has sold its Finnish subsidiary Digita to an Australian private equity buyer.
Italy could bring forward its digital switchover from 2012, according to the country’s digital TV association Digita.