Swiss public broadcaster SRG will terminate digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (DVB-T) next year without replacement. There will be no transition to DVB-T2 as in neighbouring Germany and Austria.
Italy will switchover its national DTT network from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 from January 1, 2020, to make room for future mobile networks on the 700 MHz. band.
KPN said it has added 10,000 new subscribers to its IPTV service during the 2nd quarter, compared with 25,000 bet additions in the same period last year.
Dutch DTT licence holder KPN has outlined the timeline for the switchover of its Digitenne terrestrial pay TV platform to DVB-T2/HEVC.
Belgian Dutch language public broadcaster VRT is pulling the plug out off its DVB-T broadcasts on December 1, citing “changing media consumption usage.’
Médiamétrie and Omedia are launching the first DTT barometer in Africa, covering French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa.
The Dutch public broadcaster NPO will also change to DVB-T2/HEVC for its free-to-air DTT transmissions.
WATCH VIDEO. France Télévisions’s advertising unit together with TDF has launched a trial to test targeted advertising in the Le Mans metropolitan region.
The European Court has annuled the European Commission’s decision ordering the recovery of State aid granted by Spain to operators of the terrestrial television platform.
The auction for Italian transmitter company Persidera opens November 20.