Austria - Digital Economy and Digital TV - Insights, Statistics and Analysis
Austria's market for converged media benefits from excellent upgraded broadband networks and a strong TV market served by mature cable and satellite sectors as well as a fast developing DTTV infrastructure. Cable and DSL networks support popular demand for bundled services offerings including IPTV, VoD and interactive TV. Digital services have been available since 2006, with three multiplexes assigned to national and regional services and a fourth reserved for mobile broadcasting. This report profiles media convergence in Austria, including developments in the digital broadcast market, IPTV and VoD, as well as regulatory measures on the switch to digital TV.
Telekom Austria joins with Eutelsat to launch satellite services to businesses in CEE; ASO completed in mid-2011 with 98% DTTV coverage; regulator prepares DTT Muxes for DVB-T2; Telekom Austria's IPTV service rebranded as A1 Kabel TV; regulator data for 2012 and updates to Q3 2013; operator data to Q4 2013, market developments to April 2014.
Companies covered in this report include:
UPC Austria, Telekom Austria, ORF.