Digital TV News: TDF

Lattelecom wins DTT tender in Latvia
Dec 15, 2008 – The Latvian Ministry of Transport has announced Lattelecom as the winner of the tender for the implementation of digital terrestrial television transmission in Latvia.
News categories: Lattelecom, Latvia Ministry of Transport, Content Distribution, Latvia, Terrestrial

Antenna Hungária announces DVB-H and 'MinDigTV' DTT
Sep 5, 2008 – Antenna Hungária is to spend around HUF 25 billion on its network rollout in the next 4-5 years. Digital television (DVB-T), radio (DAB+) and mobile television (DVB-H) services are expected to start this December.
News categories: Antenna Hungária, NHH, Digital TV, Hungary, Mobile, Terrestrial

France - August 'Baromètre TDF de la télévision numérique'
Aug 4, 2008 – TDF, in conjunction with NPA Conseil, has published its quarterly status report on the French digital TV market. At end-June 2008, 56% of households had access to digital TV on at least one television, up 4.3 points from the previous quarter.
News categories: TDF, NPA Conseil, 5G, Digital TV, France, Market Research, Mobile, Set Top Box, Subscribers, Terrestrial

'Baromètre TDF de la télévision numérique N°7' Published
May 26, 2008 – As of 31 March 2008, 51.7% of households had access to digital TV on at least one television, up 4.2 points from the previous quarter.
News categories: TDF, 5G, Digital TV, France, Market Research, Mobile, Set Top Box, Subscribers, Terrestrial

Patent Holders Reach Agreement on Royalty Rates for DVB-H Patent Pool
Mar 31, 2008 – Sisvel has announced the establishment of a joint licensing program for DVB-H essential patents among France Telecom, LG Electronics, Nokia, Samsung Electronics, TB Invent, and TDF, all holders of essential patents for DVB-H.
News categories: SISVEL, Digital TV, Licensing, Mobile, Patent

'Baromètre TDF de la télévision numérique N°6' Published
Feb 18, 2008 – Penetration of digital TV in French homes has reached 46.5%, up 4.1 percentage points in the quarter, driven by the success of digital terrestrial (DTT).
News categories: TDF, 5G, Digital TV, France, Market Research, Mobile, Set Top Box, Subscribers, Terrestrial

Deutsche Telekom concludes an agreement with Télédiffusion de France on the acquisition of T-Systems Media&Broadcast GmbH
Nov 8, 2007 – Deutsche Telekom AG has concluded an agreement with the French TDF group on the sale of T-Systems Media&Broadcast GmbH.
News categories: Deutsche Telekom, Télédiffusion de France (TDF), Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, TV Services

France - Baromètre Télévision Numérique N°4 published
Jul 24, 2007 – The 4th edition of the Digital TV Barometer from TDF shows that more than 5 million households (19,5%) in France are equipped for DTT - twice as many as nine months ago.
News categories: France, Market Research, Mobile, Set Top Box, Terrestrial

France - DTTV penetration reaches 37.9% at end-2006
Jan 30, 2007 – In a report published by the network operator TDF together with the consultancy firm NPA Conseil, 15.1% of French households are equipped with a DTT receiver. This compares with 9.4% in Q3 2006.
News categories: TDF, NPA Conseil, Digital TV, France, Subscribers, Terrestrial