DVB-T2 is set to happen in Italy DTT in 2014/15 through regulatory invervention. The main broadcasters (RAI, Mediaset) are experimenting.
Not the first CI+ v1.3 CAM, but SMiT may do good business with it anyway.
Migrating from DVB-T to DVB-T2 and forgeting about the much bigger gain that can be had: migrating from MPEG2 or AVC to HEVC by waiting one year: seems like a pretty strange plan. Of course there is some installed base for HD-T2, but that can hardly be the justification. There must be some institutional lobbying abberation behind this one. Guess the picture below says it all.
Google must be giving up on linear TV; at least that is one way of reading this kind of statement. He may be right in a sense of growth, OTT VOD is small compared to linear TV so it still has a lot of growth potential.
BroadbandTVNews: Schmidt: TV is so over.
Apparently LG is still hot for Google TV: but this article may confuse Android and Google TV.
Is it news; well… it dies show that Samsung is serious about pushing they sMartTV feature in the market against other tv brands. It is clear Samsung did spend a lot of effort of creating a broad content offer and good navigation. This is a demonstration (at least in one country) that they want to cash in on their investment.