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 satellite operator SES.
Dutch DTT licence holder KPN has outlined the timeline for the switchover of its Digitenne terrestrial pay TV platform to DVB-T2/HEVC.
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 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.
Telekom Austria has completed the upgrade of its white-label DTH platform to H.265 encoding for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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 Ultra HD TV sets and VR glasses at IBC.
The Czech DTH platform Flix TV will complete its transition to HEVC technology by this Wednesday, September 6.
On November 8, 2017 the switchover of Germany’s DTT network from DVB-T to successor DVB-T2 will enter the second stage.
Hessischer Rundfunk (hr), a regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, has chosen compression and statistical multiplexing solutions from French video encoding solutions provider Ateme for its DVB-T2 and OTT services.