1&1, one of Germany’s largest internet service providers, has selected the M30 series smart set-top-box platform from ABOX42 for its new multiscreen digital TV service.
Dutch video systems integrator Divitel has designed a streaming head-end featuring Keepixo encoders for Media Broadcast, the operator of German DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV.
ARD-alpha, the educational TV channel of ARD’s Bavarian affiliate Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), is now available to DVB-T2 households in parts of Germany.
A new online catch-up service has begun in Finland, featuring Restart functionality, and using MPEG DASH and HbbTV 1.5 technology.
MPEG-DASH will play a similar role to that MPEG had in digital television, according to the co-founder of the Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG).
Belgian public broadcaster VRT is leading a trial of MPEG-DASH (dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP) during the London Olympics.
A new lobby group has been created to push for the widespread adoption of the new MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) standard.