German technology company Rohde & Schwarz has successfully completed the DVB-T2 terrestrial TV transmitter network upgrade across Finland.
German media company Freenet has shut down its teleshopping channel Freenet Shopping.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM has put back the deadline for discontinuing broadcasts in DVB-T/MPEG-2 and transitioning to DVB-T2 for at least six months.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast will increase the subscription prices of its TV platform Freenet TV from May 1, 2020, a company spokesman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv reached around 408,300 paying customers at the end of 2019.
Czech public TV broadcasts in DVB-T will be switched off in large parts of north and central Bohemia, as well as the northern part of Prague, one minute before midnight om January 30.
Digital Broadcasting has launched the first transmitters of the final DVB-T2 Multiplex 24 in Prague.
One in four (25%) of Czech DTT households will decide only when necessary if to continue watching terrestrial services once the switch to the DVB-T2 standard is completed.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM has announced that the use of the DVB-T MPEG-2 system will cease as soon as May 25, 2020 in some regions of the country.
RBB, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal states Berlin and Brandenburg, has extended the HbbTV offer available to viewers via the red button on the remote control.