Swiss TV Leaves DTT.

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Swiss public broadcaster SRG-SSR will terminate digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (DVB-T) at the end of 2019--but it will be doing so without a replacement. There will be no transition to second generation (or DVB-T2) digital terrestrial TV (DTT) as in neighboring Germany, Austria, and Italy.

SRG-SSR is the Bern-based umbrella organization that encompasses SRF (German-language radio-TV service), RTS (French-language areas), RSI (Italian-language regions) and RTR (Romansh-language areas). All four services will require broadband or cable/satellite connection to continue receiving broadcasts.

The DTT closedown plans were included in the new SRGSSR charter recently...

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