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.
Luxembourg-based media company M7 Group is launching a standalone HDTV platform for DTH satellite households in Austria on Astra (19.2 degrees East) in November 2015.
Austrian DTT platform simpliTV wants to introduce an internet service on October 5, 2015 enabling customers to surf the net, receive further TV channels as live-streams and use video-on-demand services.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF and Munich-based producer and rights dealer Jan Mojto want to launch an OTT service for classical music lovers at the turn of the year.
The catch-up TV service of Austrian public broadcaster ORF is now also accessible on the smart TV portals operated by German connected TV service provider NetRange.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF wants to set up a video-on-demand (VOD) service for classical music lovers.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF has expanded the video-on-demand (VOD) service Flimmit in which it recently became a shareholder and introduced a flat fee subscription.
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.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF would be open to taking German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF on-board its video-on-demand (VOD) portal Flimmit which ORF wants to establish as a counterweight against US platform Netflix which is currently preparing its launch in German-speaking Europe.
Austria’s public TV and radio broadcaster ORF wants to build up a domestic competitor to Netflix and plans to take over Austrian video-on-demand (VOD) provider Flimmit for this purpose.