Advanced Television

DVB-T2

Montenegro to award capacity on DVB-T2 multiplex

Montenegro’s media regulator has announced a public tender to grant the rights to access the capacity on the country’s first national DVB-T2 multiplex (MUX 1). The Council of the Agency for Electronic Media (SAEM) will award a licence to one free-to-air broadcaster, whether commercial or non-profit. Interested parties can submit their applications by February 24th. […]

January 20, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Bosnia and Herzegovina activates DVB-T2 transmitters

After a long delay compared to neighbouring countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina finally kicked off its analogue TV switch-off process in the last days of 2021. The first DVB-T2 transmitters (Grdonj/Sarajevo, Udrigovo/Majevica and Kozara) were activated, covering the cities of Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Prijedor, Bijeljina and Brcko. In November, VidiTV was granted a DTT network operator […]

January 4, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Italy: FTA prime time TV viewing at 18 year low

An average of 23.1 million Italians watched free-to-air TV in the 20:30 to 22:30 time slot during October 2021, a drop of 2.5 million on the same month last year. This means that less than 40 per cent of the total population were watching free-to-air TV in prime time, the lowest figure in 18 years, […]

November 4, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Croatia to start transition to DVB-T2 in October

The transition from DVB-T to DVB-T2/HEVC in Croatia will start on October 27th and last until November 12th. The information has been announced by DTT network operator Odasiljaci i Veze (OiV) which has also published a timetable for the switchover for the country’s nine digital regions. The DVB-T2/HEVC signal will cover 97 per cent of […]

July 13, 2020From Branislav Pekic in Rome