Towercom has announced that it has successfully completed constructing Slovakia’s basic digital terrestrial transmission network.
Slovakia has accelerated its transition to digital broadcasting since February, with Towercom significantly increasing the reach of the two multiplexes it currently operates.
SES Astra has signed an agreement with Slovakia’s Towercom for an additional transponder on its 23.5 degrees East orbital position.
IBC 2010 – AMSTERDAM. The European full-service provider Media Broadcast and Slovakia’s Towercom have renewed long-standing agreements for the supply of transponder capacity on Astra at 23.5 degrees East.
The Slovak Telecom Office (TUSR) has granted the transmission company Towercom permission to undertake DVB-2 trials.
The take-up of DTT services in Slovakia is likely to be slower than previously thought.
Slovakia’s new DTT platform, which is operated by Towercom, will undertake HD transmissions next month with the public broadcaster STV.
Slovakia has officially launched its first DTT service. Its operator – the transmission company Towercom – says it has replaced a pilot that has been running for five years.
The timetable for the launch of Slovakia’s DTT operation may be about to slip.
Towercom has fulfilled the first of a series of conditions to become the operator of Slovakia’s new DTT platform.