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.
The German media authorities have set up a tender for the operation of a nationwide DTT platform in DVB-T2/HEVC standard carrying commercial TV channels.
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.
Austrian transmitter network operator ORS wants to fully convert the country’s digital terrestrial transmission network (DTT) to the DVB-T2 standard.
The new German telecommunications act (Telekommunikationsgesetz – TKG) will open the provider market for network operators in 2016.
KommAustria has launched its 2013 digitisation plan, which calls for a migration to DVB-T2 in 2016.
Simpli TV is the name of a new bouquet of encrypted DTT channels that will go on air in Austria on April 15.
Austrian broadcast facilities company ORS has said it will bring three new DTT channels on air on November 15.
Net Insight has announced a contract with ORS (Austrian Broadcasting Services), to distribute DVB-T2 signals across Austria.
The Austrian facilities company ORS comm, part of public broadcaster ORF, has said it has applied for the two new nationwide muxes Mux E and Mux D.