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Wiztivi joins RDK community

Wiztivi is now a member of the RDK community. The Licensee agreement provided by LLC, a joint venture between Comcast Cable, Time Warner Cable and Liberty Global, allows Wiztivi to…

Ofcom: 4G outperforming 3G

Ofcom: 4G outperforming 3G

The UK’s 4G networks are performing “much better” than 3G but a study has highlighted significant variations between operators. Ofcom’s test of smartphones in five towns and cities found EE…

FreeTV Alliance delivers Remote Control specs

The FreeTV Alliance, the broadcast industry association founded by four leading European free-to-view satellite operators – Fransat (France), Freesat (UK), HD PLUS (Germany), and Tivùsat (Italy) – has announced the…

Media Broadcast DTT platform licence

Media Broadcast of Germany, a European full-service provider in the broadcasting and media industry, has been awarded the broadcasting capacities to operate a digital terrestrial television platform tendered by the…

Montenegro invites DVB-T2 channel bids

Montenegro’s Agency for Electronic Media has announced a tender for awarding capacity on the first national DVB-T2 multiplex (MUX 1). The multiplex will cover four allotted areas – Bjelasica (channel…

Standardising virtualisation for broadband services

This week’s annual Broadband Forum meeting in Shenzhen, China, covered important work to bring practical deployment of virtualized solutions to the broadband network. “While the industry has been focused on…

DTG: ‘Don’t oversell UHD’

The UK’s Digital Television Group (DTG) has highlighted the risks of over-promising on the 4K experience after the Advertising Standards Authority told DSG Retail not to re-run a Christmas ad…

Appear TV DVB-S2X support

Appear TV, a global provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and IP television, is to launch demodulation and modulation solutions supporting the new DVB-SX2 standard at the ABU…

Nippon TV DVB with Newtec

The world’s first DVB-S2X 256APSK satellite transmission has been successfully completed by Japan-based Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) with Newtec technology. The trial campaign saw Nippon TV transmit 5MHz…

Croatia to switch to DVB-T2 by 2020

After the analogue switch-off in December 2010, Croatian TV viewers will once again have to upgrade their equipment in order to continue receiving terrestrial TV. Croatia is planning to switch…