German media authority LPR has opened a tender for DTT capacity covering the Rhine Main area including Frankfurt suitable for the transmission of at least one TV channel.
Slovenia is the next country to enable the regular HbbTV services by the introduction of a HbbTV portal on Golica TV, which is available across terrestrial (DVB-T) network in Slovenia.
German sports broadcaster Sport1 will recommence using DTT to distribute its free-to-air channel.
Net Insight, a Swedish provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport solutions, has signed a deal with Swiss transmitter network operator Swisscom Broadcast to develop a nationwide DTT distribution network covering the whole of Switzerland and serving both radio and DVB-T/TV services.
German commercial free-to-air TV channel ProSieben Maxx has launched on DTT in federal state North-Rhine Westphalia.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, commercial broadcasters RTL and ProSiebenSat.1, the commercial broadcasters’ industry association VPRT and the media authorities have set up a joint initiative for the introduction of the new digital terrestrial TV distribution system DVB-T2/HEVC through which HD channels will be transmitted terrestrially in Germany for the first time.
Munich-based local TV broadcaster münchen.tv will terminate its DTT distribution in Munich and southern Bavaria on May 31, 2015 at its own request, according to Bavarian media authority BLM.
The Dutch government plans to extend the current DTT licence for KPN’s Digitenne service with another three years.
Dutch incumbent KPN is actively promoting its IPTV service among its DTT customers by increasing the DVB-T subscription price to above the basic IPTV fee.
Motive Television has released today TabletTV Europe (TTV Europe) following its approval by the Apple App store.