The Austrian media authority KommAustria plans to issue a tender for two DVB-T2 multiplexes this summer. They could offer up to 30 new channels.
The Austrian regulatory authority for broadcasting and telecommunications (RTR), also known as KommAustria, and the Digitale Plattform Austria have decided to transmit three new DTT multiplexes in DVB-T2/MPEG-4.
After months of uncertainty the Southern African Development Community (SADC) digital task force has selected DVB-T2 with MPEG-4 compression as the terrestrial transmission standard for the region.
Southern African Digital Broadcasting Association (SADIBA) has released data supporting the adoption of DVB-T, and possibly DVB-T2, over the Brazilian variant of the Japanese ISDB system.
The German regional public broadcaster Bayerische Rundfunk has launched DVB-T test transmissions in the city of Munich from the Freimann transmitter location, reports Digital Fernsehen.
IBC 2010 – AMSTERDAM. The DVB-T2 transmission system has been honoured with the IBC Innovation Award for Content Delivery technology. At the IBC ceremony, the award was presented to the BBC for its successful implementation of the DVB-T2 advanced transmission technology.
IBC 2010 – AMSTERDAM. The DVB said during a press conference it anticipates completion of the specification for DVB-3DTV by the end of 2010. This will follow the approval of the Commercial Requirements for a 3DTV Frame Compatible system.
Open Channel, a small Copenhagen based company, has started broadcasting 2nd generation terrestrial digital TV, DVB-T2, on UHF Channel 67 in the Greater Copenhagen area.
Media Broadcast has chosen T-VIPS Advanced DTT Solutions to link DVB-T headends with DVB-T2 modulators in the German DVB-T2 trial.
Austria’s transmitter company ORS has said it will start testing DVB-T2 broadcasts in the cities of Vienna and Graz before the 2010 World Cup. The company, owned by public broadcaster ORF, will test SD and HD broadcasts in the T2 standard.