5G Broadcast is the future of television, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. This is the conclusion by Michael Wagenhofer, CEO of ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, in a presentation of the 5G Broadcast trial in Vienna at the EBU-Forecast 2020 seminar.
Kabelio, a new TV package for Swiss DTH satellite households, will launch on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) on October 15, 2020, featuring both domestic and international channels such as ARD, ZDF, ORF, TF1, BBC and ITV.
ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, has launched a trial for Ultra HD/4K (UHD) broadcasts on DTT in Vienna.
French video tech content enabler Alchimie will be able to offer ORF-Enterprise’s extensive catalogue of German-language premium factual programming on its themed video-on-demand (VOD) channels.
Austrian transmitter network operator ORS intends to carry out a test run with TV and radio channels in 5G Broadcast mode in Vienna.
5G Broadcast offers a unique chance to establish a uniform global transmission standard for broadcast and mobile services for the first time in TV history.
German platform operator Media Broadcast has expanded the hybrid service Freenet TV Connect accompanying DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV with new channels and a video-on-demand (VOD) offering.
Austrian media authority KommAustria has rejected plans by public broadcaster ORF to set up its own YouTube channel.
For the first time in the history of the UEFA Champions League, all games will be shown exclusively on pay-TV in Germany and Austria from the 2018/19 season to the 2020/21 season.
Austrian technical service provider ORS wants to launch a new HD platform on Astra (19,2° East) this summer.