Dutch video systems integrator Divitel has designed a streaming head-end featuring Keepixo encoders for Media Broadcast, the operator of German DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV.
On November 8, 2017 the switchover of Germany’s DTT network from DVB-T to successor DVB-T2 will enter the second stage.
Dutch incumbent telecom operator KPN is preparing to switch its DTT network, called Digitenne, over to the DVB-T2/HEVC(H.265) standard.
Two more regions in the Czech Republic will shortly be able to receive DVB-T2 signals.
ARD-alpha, the educational TV channel of ARD’s Bavarian affiliate Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), is now available to DVB-T2 households in parts of Germany.
The Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) has issued a recommendation on the minimum technical requirements for DVB-T2 reception.
Terrestrial TV viewers in the Czech Republic who do not own sets compatible with DVB-T2 will have to buy a set-top box costing around CZK500 (€19.2) to receive signals in the standard.
Berlin-based media authority MABB has allocated German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast a local DVB-T2 multiplex serving Berlin and surroundings.
Half a million customers of Freenet TV have decided to continue using the German DVB-T2 platform for a subscription fee before the expiration of the free-of-charge period.
The Czech national transmission company CRa has launched DVB-T2 broadcasts from Jested in North Bohemia.