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Mobile in the USA

In DVB-SCENE Issue 13, page 7, NickDavies, CTO, Crown Castle Mobile Media, describes the progress of their DVB-H network in Pittsburgh, PA. Read More

BBC Trust approves "Freesat"

The BBC Trust has provisionally approved the BBC's proposed free-to-view satellite platform "Freesat". Freesat which is expected to be a joint Read More

BBC HD on Cable and Satellite

A nine-hour daily schedule will run from 3pm to midnight, available when a service licence is effective. When "Freesat" launches the channel will Read More

Togo Goes for DVB-T2

Togo has started the installation of 9 DVB-T2 transmitting sites throughout the country, which will be set up this year. Services using DVB-T2 should Read More

Abertis Telecom, Nokia and Telefonica Moviles Espana start the first DVB-H pilot in Spain

Abertis Telecom, Nokia and Telefonica Moviles Espaana are starting a mobile TV pilot project using Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H) Read More

DTT progress in Slovakia

The launch of DTT moved closer in Slovakia with the news that Slovak Telecom has been awarded digital terrestrial frequencies in the capital, Read More

Three-year licence extension for Norway DTT

The Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs is to offer a three-year extension to the Read More

Startimes launches DVB-T2 service

StarTimes has launched DVB-T2 technology in Nigeria and other African countries. Eric Liu, Marketing Director for NTA-Star TV Network, said StarTimes Read More

ProSiebenSat.1 to stay on DTT platform

Media Broadcast and ProSiebenSat.1 have signed an agreement to allow Sat.1 services to be broadcast on the DTT platform. Five television services Read More

Mobile TV pilot in Finland

Digita, Elisa, MTV, Nelonen, Nokia, Sonera and YLE (The Finnish Broadcasting Company) are starting a unique mobile TVpilot in Finland. The project Read More

Crown Castle opens Window for mobile TV

Crown Castle Mobile Media has selected Windows Media Audio, Windows Media Video 9 and Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM) 10 for its Read More

BBC Trust approves BBC HD

The BBC Trust today (19th November 2007) approved the BBC’s proposal for a mixed-genre high definition terrestrial TV channel, although this may Read More