Digital-terrestrial TV

CSA Lab: digital-terrestrial vital to future of audiovisual business

The modernisation of France’s digital-terrestrial TV platform is necessary and a revamped platform could be delivered in time for the Paris Olympics in 2024, according to French media regulator the CSA. According to a report on the future of the audiovisual industry by the CSA Lab, the DTT platform remains vital in view of the […]

EC rules against Spain’s DTT compensation scheme

The European Commission has ruled that a Spanish scheme compensating terrestrial commercial broadcasters for simulcasting their broadcasts during the digitisation of the terrestrial television signal is in breach of EU state aid rules. Spain had required broadcasters to simulcast their transmissions in analogue and digital during the country’s digital switchover period, in order to avoid […]

KPN secures digital-terrestrial licence

Dutch telco KPN has acquired a new licence to enable it to continue broadcasting its digital-terrestrial TV service until 2030. KPN’s current licence expires in January next year. The company said that the new licence would ensure continuity of service for hundreds of thousands of users in The Netherlands. KPN’s new licence to broadcast in […]