Ofcom’s promise of more HD is a stalking horse for a second DTT switch

On the Ofcom website today is a set of documents about award of the 600MHz spectrum, with a request that stakeholders notify Ofcom of their intention to apply. The headline news from this, which you’ll probably see elsewhere, is that the proposals will provide two more HD multiplexes on Freeview, with coverage of up to… Read More Ofcom’s promise of more HD is a stalking horse for a second DTT switch

More IPTV coming to Freeview – so watch what you buy

According to a tweet from a516_digital, transmitter operator Arqiva has bought IP TV outfit Connect TV. This might sound like dull corporate shenanigans to many but it’s potentially quite interesting for Freeview. First, though you need to know who these people are. Arqiva operates the terrestrial transmitter network in the UK. They have their fingers… Read More More IPTV coming to Freeview – so watch what you buy