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Argentina's Autoridad Federal de Servicios de Comunicación Audiovisual (AFSCA) is setting up a public tender to award the 82 new frequency slots that have been made available for DTT signals.

The Freeview DTT service has undergone a major rebrand in preparation for a new product launch that will see the introduction of Freeview Play, a mass market connected TV offer.

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  • Guest - Leonard Britton

    How does this offer any real difference to what is provided by Youview, except perhaps by way of the interface allowing backwards EPG searching (a feature already available from major TNT broadcasters in France)? Why is the internationally accepted HbbTV standard not being used?
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Philippines' broadcaster ABS-CBN is set to launch its digital terrestrial television (DTT) service TVplus on 11 February 2015, using Japan's Integrated Service Digital Broadcasting-Terrestrial (ISDB-T) standard.

Digital TV in Thailand now attracts 14.5 million viewers and is set to reach 20 million by the end of the year, according to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has switched off analogue television transmission in the central towns of Windhoek, Rehoboth and Okahandja.

Lucy Osorno has been appointed general manager of Colombia's public broadcaster Señal Colombiana Sistema de Medios Públicos (RTVC) by the Ministry for Communication and Information Technology.

Algeria's digital TV network is to be strengthened with 42 new DTT stations, transmitters and antenna systems in a project funded by Algerian public broadcasting company TDA and implemented by Spain's Egatel.

Botswana's communications regulator has issued a public consultation document on digital terrestrial television (DTT) licensing, a move it hopes will help create 'an enabling environment' for all stakeholders.