Advanced Television


Italy’s RAI to switch to DVB-T2 by Jan 2024

Italy’s public broadcaster RAI will have to switch to DVB-T2 for one of its national multiplexes by January 10th 2024, according to Minister of Enterprise and Made in Italy, Senator Adolfo Urso. He added that the other RAI multiplexes must switch to DVB-T2 according to a roadmap that will be launched by the Ministry of […]

August 7, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Bosnia and Herzegovina selects DVB-T2 providers for MUX A

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Bosnia and Herzegovina has selected the companies that will provide the DVB-T2 equipment for national DTT multiplex MUX A that will carry the TV channels of the country’s public broadcasters. A consortium, consisting of local company Sirius 2000 and Croatia’s Odašiljači i veze (OiV) was selected as the […]

July 24, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Report: How resilient is DTT is Europe?

As more than 90 million households, or 30 per cent of European TV homes, still rely exclusively on free-to-air channels for their TV consumption, the ongoing evolution of DTT transmission standards could be seen as a way to rejuvenate a TV access mode which does not appear as prosperous as it was in the past, […]

November 30, 2022

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