Austrian media authority KommAustria has rejected plans by public broadcaster ORF to set up its own YouTube channel.
Austria wants to commence transition of the digital terrestrial transmission of the TV channels of public broadcaster ORF from DVB-T to successor standard DVB-T2 in autumn 2016 and complete the move in February 2019 at the latest, but current plans target a completion already in Q3 2017.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF will not be able to add video content to its radio station Ö3 and distribute it as a visual radio service on the channel’s website.
Austria wants to commence the planned full transition of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) distribution system from DVB-T to successor standard DVB-T2 in autumn 2016.
The Austrian telecoms and media authority KommAustria has announced its intention to licence the new ORF 3 information and cultural channel.