ORF-Thek, the catch-up TV and VOD portal from the Austrian public broadcaster, will launch on Friday, December 17 on the iPad and iPhone. During next year the service will also be made available on other types of smart phones.
The Austrian facilities company ORS, part of public broadcaster ORF, is planning the introduction of its own pay-TV platform to be called TV Direkt.
AustriaSat, the new DTH platform for Austria, will go live on Tuesday October 26 on the Astra satellite system at 19.2 degrees East.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF’s catch-up TV service has reached 17.4 million requested streams during its first 100 days of operation.
SES Astra has announced that the Austrian public broadcaster ORF will start broadcasting its second HD channel on Astra. The launch of ORF2 HD on SES Astra’s 19.2 degrees East orbital position is scheduled for December 5 and follows the successful roll-out of ORF1 HD in June 2008.
The Austrian public broadcaster ORF will launch its newly designed and refreshed online web TV portal, ORF-TVthek next Monday (November 16). It will offer a wider choice of on-demand programming.
The Austrian public broadcaster ORF will launch its second HD channel on December 5, when it will start simulcasts of ORF 2 HD.
The Austrian public broadcaster ORF plans an HD version of its second national channel, ORF 2.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF is planning a card swap of the first generation of Cryptoworks smart cards, which have been in use for more than five years.