How to Receive DVB-T2 / HEVC DVB-T Digital Terrestrial TV Warning Message

March 28 this year. A change in terrestrial parameters occurred in the Lubuskie and Dolnośląskie regions. Stations from MUX-1 (TVP ABC, Eska TV, Polo TV, Stopklatka, Antena HD, Stopklatka, TV Trwam, Fokus TV) and MUX-2 (TVN, TVN7, Polsat, Super Polsat, TV4, TV6, TV Puls, Puls 2) and MUX-4 (Events24) are broadcast in DVB-T2 / HEVC standard. In the old standard, MUX-3 (TVP1 HD, TVP2 HD, TVP3 Katowice, TVP Info HD, TVP Historia, TVP Sport HD), MUX-8 (Nowa TV, Wp, Zoom TV, Metro, TVP Kultura HD, TVP Woman) and local complications.

Commercial broadcasters, in their opinion, protest the privileged position of TVP, which continues to broadcast in the old standard after the decision of the Office of Electronic Communications. The National Media Institute estimates that approximately 1.7 million households have televisions or tuners that are not DVB-T2/HEVC compatible. Thus, approximately 3-4 million viewers may lose access to major commercial stations. A meeting on this topic will be held at the UKE on Friday. On Monday, April 25, emissions will be stopped at the old standard in the following counties: Zachodniopomorskie, Pomorskie, Wielkopolskie and Kujawsko-Pomorskie. The third and fourth phases of the change to the digital terrestrial television standard, which will include other regions, are scheduled for May 23 and June 27 this year.

TVN encourages you to make calls to the helpline

To protect viewers from losing TVP, a message is displayed on the antennas of the TVN station with information about the change of standard. – Attention: owners of terrestrial television antennas in the Zachodniopomorskie, Pomorskie, Wielkopolskie and Kujawsko-Pomorskie regions. On April 25, 2022, you will lose access to TVN channels due to changes in regulations regarding the broadcast standard. Find out how not to lose TV reception and receive financing for a set-top box or TV set. Helpline Tel: 42253 54 30 or 22711 77 77 – You can read in the ad.

The first number is the helpline of the Central Information Technology Center established by the Ministry of Digitization. The second issue is the recently launched helpline of TVP and Emitel, a terrestrial multiplex operator. By connecting to both hotlines, you can find out what parameters should be TVs and set-top boxes, so that you can continue to watch channels in DVB-T2 / HEVC on them. You can listen to the recorded information using the answering machine, and talk with a consultant until 6 pm.

Interestingly, the message about the change of standard is presented not only to viewers of digital terrestrial TV, but also to people who watch TVN HD via cable networks, digital platforms and the streaming service of the player. Most likely, the broadcaster wants to warn the elderly of the viewers’ environment, who are more at risk of signal loss, than to change the norm.

Article with a new standard in “Jaws”

On Good Friday, TVN “Fakty” channel broadcasted material about DVB-T2 / HEVC. – If it seems a little complicated, fortunately only at the first moment. It’s about DVB-T2, a new terrestrial digital television broadcasting standard that has been gradually introduced throughout Poland. If you have a TV that is less than 7 years old, you probably don’t need to do anything. If he is older, Maciej Mazur comes to the aid – the article was announced by Piotr Kraśko.

The material quoted, inter alia, Maciej Staszak, Vice President of Emitel, who warned viewers about the black screen after changing the standard. Mazur calculated that the change affects approximately one-third of all television sets. A spokesman for the Office of Electronic Communications Wittold Tomaszewski mentioned the possibility of using state subsidies (PLN 100 for a set-top box, PLN 250 for a TV). “Let’s go to our neighbours, parents and grandparents to make sure that they will be able to watch TV without any problems after the change of standard,” Tomaszewski resumed regarding the upcoming holidays. The author of the material stated that the new standard means better quality of broadcast channels.

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