Dutch DTT licence holder KPN has outlined the timeline for the switchover of its Digitenne terrestrial pay TV platform to DVB-T2/HEVC.
The Czech public broadcaster Ceska Televize (CT) managed to save CZK86 million (€3.33 million) last year, when it embarked on what could yet prove to be a costly transition to the DVB-T2/HEVC standard.
Take-up of DVB-T2 is growing in the Czech Republic, with 7% of households having already adopted the standard.
The Czech public broadcaster Ceska Televize (CT) will launch a DVB-T2 multiplex on March 29.
The Czech Republic’s Digital Broadcasting has added two more channels to its DVB-T2 transition multiplex PS13.
The Dutch public broadcaster NPO will also change to DVB-T2/HEVC for its free-to-air DTT transmissions.
In the night from April 24 to 25, 2018, the deployment of the new DTT standard DVB-T2/HEVC throughout Germany will enter the third stage.
The Czech national transmission company CRa now reaches 97.6% of households in the country with its transitional DVB-T2 network.
Dutch telco KPN said it will inform its Digitenne customers about the upcoming switch to the DVB-T2 standard during the first quarter of the year.
The Czech Republic’s TV Nova has agreed for all five of its channels to be distributed by the DVB-T2 transitional multiplex (PS13) operated by the company Digital Broadcasting.