New DVB-T2/HEVC pilot begins in the Czech Republic

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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PRAGUE — České Radiokomunikace (ČRa) has announced the start of a new trial of DVB-T2 digital terrestrial television transmission using High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression. According to the company, three channels – ČT Sport HD, TV Nova and TV Prima – are being broadcast in the advanced format.

The pilot is using the Žižkov terrestrial TV transmitter in Prague on channel 50, and is due to finish on February 28, 2016.