Austrian cable operator Lampert has set up a DVB-T transmitter in neighbouring Switzerland in order to be able to distribute the popular TV channels of Swiss public broadcaster SRG on its network again.
The Corona crisis has put a damper on Swiss public broadcaster SRG’s plan to move its satellite channels to the new HEVC/H.265 compression standard in 2021.
Swiss public TV and radio broadcaster SRG is launching its national streaming platform under the name Play Suisse.
In the course of 2021, Swiss public broadcaster SRG plans to migrate the DTH satellite broadcast of its TV channels on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) to HEVC/H.265 in preparation for the introduction of Ultra HD.
Biel/Bienne-based Swiss TXT AG is to merge with SRG’s internal IT and infrastructure unit, INIT, forming the new competence centre for SRG’s infrastructure, digital and distribution services.
Half a year after DTT switch-off in Switzerland, the channels of public broadcaster SRG can soon be received terrestrially via DVB-T in parts of Switzerland and Austria again.
Swiss public TV channels SRF 1 HD and SRF 2 HD can no longer be received on Austrian DVB-T2 platform simpliTV.
Swiss broadcast service provider tpc has selected the VideoIPath orchestration and SDN control solution developed by Norwegian media production solutions provider Nevion for a new IP-based facility for Swiss public broadcaster SRG.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will terminate the digital terrestrial distribution of its TV channels (DTT) via DVB-T nationwide on June 3, 2019.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will terminate digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (DVB-T) next year without replacement. There will be no transition to DVB-T2 as in neighbouring Germany and Austria.