HbbTV Association releases test suite for HbbTV 2

Klaus Illgner-Fehns

The HbbTV Association has released its test suite version 9.0, which will support the HbbTV 2 specification. According to the association, the new test suite… Read more

ETSI publishes new HbbTV spec for UK and Italy transition

Simon Fell

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has published a new version of the HbbTV specification that will enable the UK and Italy to transition legacy… Read more

HbbTV names new Steering Group members

Klaus Illgner-Fehns

The HbbTV Association has named its newly elected Steering Group, which will focus on “extending the consumer benefits of hybrid broadcast TV” with the deployment… Read more

HbbTV 2.0 test suite to go live this summer


The HbbTV Association has now received all the test material it needs to release the first HbbTV 2.0-compatible test suite, it announced.    The open… Read more

HbbTV looks to embrace IPTV and companion screens

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Extending HbbTV to vertically integrated operator environments including IPTV is among the priorities for future development of the specification, according to Klaus Illgner, chairman, HbbTV… Read more

TRT offers HbbTV VoD in Dolby Digital Plus

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Turkish Radio and Television has become the first national broadcaster in Turkey to broadcast its HbbTV VoD services in Dolby Digital Plus. The first content… Read more

Antenna Hungária to extend HbbTV services

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Hungarian transmission services provider Antenna Hungária is to extend the range of HbbTV services offered as part of its enhanced MinDig TV Plusz digital-terrestrial pay… Read more

RTL Deutschland taps 3-Screen Solutions for n-tv HbbTV app

n-tv app - developed by 3 Screen Solutions

RTL Deutschland-owned news channel n-tv has tapped 3 Screen Solutions to develop a new HbbTV-compliant TV app. The broadcasters has chosen multiscreen technology specialist 3-Screen… Read more

Digital TV Labs to develop HbbTV 2.0 test suite

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Digital TV Labs has been selected by the HbbTV Association to test new technologies for HbbTV 2.0, the latest generation of the DVB broadcast hybrid… Read more

Zinwell integrates HTTV OS for new set-tops

Regis Saint Girons

Taiwan-based set-top manufacturer Zinwell has integrated France-based TV software provider HTTV’s httvLink combined HbbTV and HTML5 operating system in its receivers. The new product, based… Read more