MinDig TV

Hungarian channel goes free to air for festive season

Hungarian media services and pay TV group Antenna Hungária has agreed with public broadcaster MTVA to air its M3 channel unencrypted until January 18 and will also make the channel available via its MinDig Live mobile TV app. M3 airs a range of archive content including Hungarian and international movies, TV series, game shows, music […]

Antenna Hungária to extend HbbTV services

Hungarian transmission services provider Antenna Hungária is to extend the range of HbbTV services offered as part of its enhanced MinDig TV Plusz digital-terrestrial pay TV service. The company plans to add sports content, including football and the Olympic Games to its HbbTV offering next year. According to Antenna Hungária, there are now half a […]

SPI/FilmBox International secures deals in Hungary

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox International has secured carriage for its FilmBox Premium Pak package with Hungarian operator Antenna Hungária’s MinDig TV digital-terrestrial platform and for its FilmBox Live subscription video-on-demand service with Telenor’s My TV hybrid OTT service.  The deals follow the rebranding of FilmBox Extra as FilmBox Premium in the country. FilmBox International executive director […]

World Cup boost for HbbTV in Hungary

There are now over 200,000 HbbTV-enabled smart TVs sold in the Hungarian market, according to figures compiled by national transmission services provider Antenna Hungária. According to the group, about 10% of homes with HbbTV-enabled sets have used the service. Usage was boosted by public broadcast organsiation MTVA’s launch of HbbTV portal Click in May and […]

TV Paprika to join Hungary’s MinDig TV Extra

Hungarian transmission services provider Antenna Hungária is to add cooking channel TV Paprika to the MinDig TV digital-terrestrial pay TV service on June 2.  Paprika TV will be included in the MinDig TV Extra package, taking the total number of channels available on the DTT service to 35. The move follows the recent addition of […]

Antenna Hungária launches HbbTV trial for MinDig TV

Hungarian transmission services provider Antenna Hungária has begun testing HbbTV services as part of its MinDig TV offering.  The MinDig TV Plus HbbTV trial service involves streaming services from Fix TV, MTVA and Swiss Radio encompassing extended magazine content, news, weather and other elements. Antenna Hungária has teamed up with Finland-based middleware provider Sofia Digital […]

MinDig TV sees growth as Hungarian switchover approaches

Transmission provider Antenna Hungária’s MinDig digital-terrestrial service now reaches 350,000 homes, according to the company. Antenna Hungária said that the number of subscribers to its MinDig Extra TV premium offering had now passed the 100,000 mark. The company said MinDig Extra TV was now Hungary’s fifth largest pay TV operator. Antenna Hungária expects take-up of […]