TV Explorer HD+ selected by Finnish DVB-T2 operator

April 1, 2010.

The new TV EXPLORER HD+ field strength meter, developed by PROMAX, has been selected by the Finnish operator, Anvia Oy, as a reference instrument to drive the deployment of one of the first DVB-T2 commercial networks in the world.


Once again PROMAX has tested its own technological capacity to develop the first portable field strength meter in the world to incorporate DVB-T2 technology, so it is able to analyse and demodulate all variants of DVB (DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB- C, DVB-S and DVB-S2) in both standard definition and high definition, including encrypted services.

Participating in the deployment of one of the first DVB-T2 networks in the world with Anvia as a technology leader reaffirms the primacy of PROMAX in developing the most advanced technology, a feature that distinguishes the company’s products, which is the result of its strong commitment to R&D for almost half a century.

“Being the first worldwide company to supply field strength meters for the second generation of digital terrestrial television networks (DVB-T2) is the result of a continued effort for innovation that embraces all levels in our company. We feel proud with ANVIA's Finnish leader telecommunications operator trust in our technology.”  - José Mª Clotet (PROMAX CEO)

“The licenses granted by the Finnish government to deploy DVB-T2 networks in order to broadcast high-definition services, confirms Anvia’s strong involvement in the development of the television industry in Finland. PROMAX, as a technology partner in this challenge, will be essential to meet high technical requirements we want for our network.” - Marianne Hynninen (ANVIA TV CEO)

The awarded DVB-T2 licenses will allow Anvia to provide broadcast services in multiplexes F and HD3 of the nation’s digital terrestrial network. F multiplex is intended for SD and HD programmes nationwide while HD3 multiplex will offer HD content in the Helsinki area. The modulation technology used will be DVB-T2 with MPEG-4 encoding.

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PROMAX is a leading manufacturer of test and measurement systems, broadcast and TV signal distribution equipment. Our product lines include measuring instruments for cable TV, satellite TV, broadcast, wireless and fibre optics networks, FTTH and GPON analyzers. DVB-T modulators, IP streamers or IP converters (ASI, DVB-T) are among the company’s latest developments.