The DVB needs to regain the total support of broadcasters in order to recapture the success of the 1990’s.
Italian public broadcaster Rai has launched a new version of its catch-up OTT service RaiPlay for smart TVs.
DVB WORLD 2012 – ROME. Catch-up TV services from Italy’s leading broadcasters form part of the introduction of over-the-top content delivered to the nation’s terrestrial receivers this May.
The Austrian public broadcaster ORF will this June terminate the digital teletext service ORF OK-MultiText using the MHP standard. The move marks the de facto end of the Media Home Platform standard in the country.
A new version of the GEM interactive specification is to include support for the delivery of over-the-top television and Hybrid Broadcast/Broadband (HBB).
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: The former head of the DVB Project Office has questioned the ability of the organization to build product profiles around its technologies.
The new release versions of the MHP 1.2.2 (Multimedia Home Platform) and GEM 1.2.2 (Globally Executable MHP) specifications have been formally adopted as standards by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).
DigiTAG Annual Public Seminar, Geneva. Between 25-30% of TV sets sold next year in Italy are likely to be MHP-enabled, according to Mediaset’s Alberto Sigismondi.