IBC 2013: Stand 1.B22. Channels from A+E Networks, Viacom International Media Networks and Turner Broadcasting will be available in DTT homes this autumn following the launch of the latest service to take advantage of the MHEG-Interaction Channel (MHEG-IC).
After several months of start-up transmissions, Connect TV has launched its IP delivered TV service with a bouquet of 45 channels.
Strategy & Technology’s work on the MHEG Interaction Channel (MHEG-IC) has led to the connected TV specialist making a significant contribution to the delivery of on demand content to the Freeview and Freesat platforms.
Broadcasters and content owners will be able to run catch-up TV services on Freeview using the MHEG Interaction Channel (MHEG-IC) from next spring.
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has published the latest version of the public standard interactive TV middleware MHEG as a formal European standard.
Impala, the International MHEG Promotion Alliance, has said it welcomes the beta release of the world’s first deployment of hybrid broadcast broadband MHEG Interaction Channel (MHEG-IC) by the UK free-to-air satellite platform Freesat.