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.
The DVB-T2 platform launched in Germany on March 29, 2017 attracts viewers from other transmission infrastructures to digital terrestrial broadcasting (DTT).
German platform operator Media Broadcast will be able to roll out a local DVB-T2 package with up to eight HD channels in Hamburg.