40 broadcasters apply for new DTT licences

The Swedish Radio and Television Authority (RTVV) has received 40 applications for broadcast capacity on the countries DTT platform following its recent tender.
RTVV had invited candidates to tender for the provision of national, regional and local DTT services.
Twenty of the applicants requested that they could broadcast services in HD.
RTVV plans to allocate licences in June and services are set to launch by the end of the year. The services will use DVB-T2 in combination with MPEG-4 AVC.
Source: Teracom
Item added: 3rd May 2010