Slovakia’s Antik Telecom will become the first operator in Central Europe to move from MPEG-4 to HEVC-encoded broadcasting technology.
SES picks Rohde & Schwarz for first 8K TV transmission
The new R&S PKU amplifier from German technology group Rohde & Schwarz was used for the uplink signal transmission during the first broadcast of an 8K TV signal by Astra […]
KPN announces DVB-T2 switchover timeline
Dutch DTT licence holder KPN has outlined the timeline for the switchover of its Digitenne terrestrial pay TV platform to DVB-T2/HEVC.
NPO opts for DVB-T2/HEVC for DTT
The Dutch public broadcaster NPO will also change to DVB-T2/HEVC for its free-to-air DTT transmissions.
German DVB-T2 rollout to enter third stage
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.
EBU launches alternatives HEVC study
The University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden is to perform an evaluation into the quality and practicality of competing video codecs on behalf of the EBU.
HEVC first for Telekom Austria
Telekom Austria has completed the upgrade of its white-label DTH platform to H.265 encoding for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
SES and Fraunhofer broadcast live 360° panorama video
Astra satellite operator SES and German research institute Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI will jointly broadcast a 10K x 2K panorama video signal live via satellite for interactive presentation on […]
Flix TV completes HEVC transition
The Czech DTH platform Flix TV will complete its transition to HEVC technology by this Wednesday, September 6.
German DVB-T2 rollout to enter second stage [UPDATE]
On November 8, 2017 the switchover of Germany’s DTT network from DVB-T to successor DVB-T2 will enter the second stage.