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GB News to launch June 13th

GB News to launch June 13th

GB News, the news channel which includes Discovery among its backers, has confirmed it is to launch on June 13th. A tweet from the service says: ‘GB News will launch…

Italy: Half of DTT households can receive DVB-T2

Italy: Half of DTT households can receive DVB-T2

Out of 26 million Italian households, around 23.7 million receive TV through the DTT platform. The figures come from a market survey conducted by the Ugo Bordoni Foundation (FUB) in…

Macron tweet saves France 4

Macron tweet saves France 4

In a tweet, French President Emmanuel Macron has asserted his wish to see linear DTT channel France 4 continue broadcasting, mixing youth and cultural programming. France 4 was set to…

Eutelsat Q3: Negative growth dominates

Eutelsat Q3: Negative growth dominates

Eutelsat’s Q3 results showed negative growth in almost all its key divisions, but the company told analysts that its prospects were looking up. Those losses, in hard cash, were miserable.…

Nigeria close to digital TV

Nigeria close to digital TV

Nigeria is close to migrating fully to digital TV. On April 29th residents of Lagos State, the former capital and still commercial heart of Nigeria, were given an official warning…

Forecast: Pay-TV to add 15m subs

Forecast: Pay-TV to add 15m subs

The Global Pay TV Subscriber Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research predicts 15 million additional pay-TV subscribers between 2020 and 2026, to take the global total to 1.02…

France: arte.tv trials HbbTV DTT

France: arte.tv trials HbbTV DTT

Ramping up its digital development, Arte has launched its VoD service, arte.tv, as an experimental channel on France’s DTT platform through the HbbTV standard. Authorised by TV regulatory body the…

Cairo Communication to distribute DAZN channels on DTT

Cairo Communication to distribute DAZN channels on DTT

Italian media group Cairo Communication has reached an agreement with DAZN to host two pay-TV channels of the OTT broadcaster on its national DTT multiplex. According to Italian daily Milano…

Research: Ads raising NEXTGEN TV awareness

Research: Ads raising NEXTGEN TV awareness

New NEXTGEN TV advertising, with a debut introduction in late 2020 on local television stations in the US, is resonating strongly with consumers, according to research from consultancy firm Magid.…

Spain: DTT loses ground

Spain: DTT loses ground

The growth of IPTV and satellite TV has seen DTT significantly decline as the main TV distribution system, going from 60.3 per cent of households which were watching daily TV…

BBC Three returning to broadcast in Jan 2022

BBC Three returning to broadcast in Jan 2022

The BBC has confirmed the return of BBC Three to TV screens as a linear channel in January 2022. In February 2016, the service became the first TV channel in…

Spain: RTVE Canal 24 Horas HD on DTT

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has launched its news channel Canal 24 Horas HD on DTT following the removal of its kids channel Clan TV. With the launch of Canal 24…

South Africa targets March for DTT

South Africa’s plans to switch off its analogue TV transmissions and replace with digital terrestrial TV have suffered more than their share of false dawns. Now the country’s president says…

Field test success for NEXTGEN TV

Field test success for NEXTGEN TV

Newly-released field testing carried out by Sony Electronics has demonstrated the real-world advantages of next-generation TV broadcasting now being rolled out across the USA. The ATSC 3.0 or NEXTGEN TV…

PSBs to integrate Digital UK and Freesat

PSBs to integrate Digital UK and Freesat

UK public service broadcasters the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 plan to integrate Digital UK – the joint venture which facilitates the provision of Freeview TV services and Freesat –…

Vivendi seeks DTT channel in Spain

Vivendi seeks DTT channel in Spain

French group Vivendi is reportedly seeking to operate a DTT channel in Spain as part of its plan to strengthen its position in the country’s media market, now that it…