The small Dutch cable operator SKV, serving the city of Veendam, has announced it now supports the CI Plus standard. The operator has also increased the number of HD channels included in its basic digital tier.
The German monopoly authority Bundeskartellamt has raided the offices of the country’s two main private broadcasters, the RTL Group and ProSiebenSat.1, probing their plans to encrypt their signals. The Kartellamt confirmed the raids, but declined to name the broadcasters involved. According to local reports, the action took place in the Cologne offices of RTL and […]
Ziggo, Holland’s largest cable operator, is set to add three HD channels from SBS Broadcasting from June onwards.
The Dutch IPTV provider KPN Interactieve TV has launched 10-channel strong HD bouquet, which is available to those homes within the reach of its VDSL network.
RTL Belgium will launch a dedicated HD sports channel called RTL Sport HD on April 11. It will bring together all sports events broadcast on RTL TVI, Club RTL and Plug RTL in HD.
The French media authority CSA has set a new timetable for the deployment of digital terrestrial television in high definition. This decision was taken in agreement with TF1 HD, France 2 HD and M6 HD, which operate multiplex R5.
SES-Astra has launched a new website in Germany to inform customers about the possibility to upgrade their legacy satellite receivers for reception of the HD+ channels.
The Dutch satellite platform Canal Digitaal is betting on HD to attract new customers. Following SES Astra’s announcement of two new transponders, the company has unveiled its plans.
This Sunday, January 31, the three main channels from the ProSiebenSat.1 Group will join the Astra HD+ platform. Originally scheduled for January 1, Sat.1, ProSieben and kabel eins will now be available in HD on satellite.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland KDG has reached agreement to carry three public HD channels on is network, Das Erste HD, ZDF HD and Arte HD.