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.
Austria to make transition to DVB-T2
Austrian transmitter network operator ORS wants to fully convert the country’s digital terrestrial transmission network (DTT) to the DVB-T2 standard.
ORS eyes German broadcast market
The new German telecommunications act (Telekommunikationsgesetz – TKG) will open the provider market for network operators in 2016.
Austria to migrate to DVB-T2 in August 2014
KommAustria has launched its 2013 digitisation plan, which calls for a migration to DVB-T2 in 2016.
Austria’s Simpli TV to launch encrypted DTT
Simpli TV is the name of a new bouquet of encrypted DTT channels that will go on air in Austria on April 15.
Austria adds three DTT channels
Austrian broadcast facilities company ORS has said it will bring three new DTT channels on air on November 15.
Net Insight wins ORS DVB-T2 contract
Net Insight has announced a contract with ORS (Austrian Broadcasting Services), to distribute DVB-T2 signals across Austria.
ORS plans HD over DVB-T2 in 2012
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.
New Astra capacity for Austria’s ORS
ORS, the transmission company that serves the Austrian public broadcaster ORF, has added a new transponder to its capacity on Astra at 19.2 degrees East.
HD Austria launches, will add RTL channels
The new HD DTH platform HD Austria has launched with initially seven HD channels available for viewers in Austria, but expanding to ten channels in the near future.