UPDATED. The Dutch DTH platform is rolling out its service in Belgium, starting with the three public broadcasters from the VRT, Een (One), Canvas and Ketnet.
Interactivity, multiscreen and Ultra HD are this year’s major topics at German cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM.
Swiss commercial broadcaster Schweiz 5 will launch a DTH channel for European satellite households.
The number of DTH satellite households in Austria has grown in the past year from 2.05 million (2014) to 2.12 million households.
DTH satellite continues to be the most-used TV reception method in Germany with 17.9 million households ahead of cable TV with 16.5 million households.
The subscribers of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland can receive sports channel sportdigital in HD quality from December 1, 2015.
Satellite operator Eutelsat wants to offer further programmes in Ultra HD resolution, Markus Fritz, director commercial development and marketing, told Broadband TV News.
African digital TV operator StarTimes has chosen SES Platform Services, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, to distribute TV channels for its DTH subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa.
New business opportunities at Eutelsat’s prime orbital TV locations 13° East and 9° East, revenue potential with Ultra HD, channel contribution to cable and IP head-ends, community reception and DTH services for German-speaking TV markets are the key topics of the Eutelsat TV Forum 2015 the satellite operator will host in partnership with German trade […]
2.26 million TV households in Austria (64% of all TV households) received HD channels at the end of 2014 – an increase by around 16% within 12 months.