Estonian pubcaster expanding reach of Russian-language channel

Estonian public broadcaster ERR is to expand the reach of its Russian-language channel ETV+ to the entire country. Media and transmission services outfit Levira is transferring the channel from its sixth multiplex, which has limited coverage, to multiplex one, which includes the broadcasters flagship ETV and ETV2 channels. The timing of the transfer has still […]

France Télévisions and the BBC top Eurovision Connect Awards winners

France Télévisions has won the Grand Prix in the Eurovision Connect Awards given by the European Broadcasting Union for promotional activities associated with public broadcasters’ TV output, while the BBC won three of the 10 awards, the largest number taken by a single broadcaster. France 5’s Harassment at School promo took the Grand Prix for […]

ETV to pilot HD over DVB-T2 with Levira

Estonian public broadcaster ETV has teamed up with the country’s leading transmission services provider Levira to pilot the broadcasting of 1080i HD services using the DVB-T2 standard. The pilot project will aim to test the parameters for reception on different screens, including both TVs and other devices such as tablets. About 250,000 Estonian homes are […]