Eska TV launches HbbTV app

December 1, 2012 14.23 Europe/London By Robert Briel


WATCH VIDEO. The Polish music channel Eska TV has launched a hybrid TV service using the HbbTV standard.

The service is available on the Eska TV stations available on the Polish digital terrestrial DVB-T network. For the moment, the satellite broadcasts of Eska TV do not offer HbbTV.

The main feature of the HbbTV app is access to a large number of radio stations from the Eska group (Radio Eska, Eska Rock, WAWA and VOX FM).

Also available is a programme guide to Eska TVís broadcast.

The HbbTV portal also provides access to additional text information, with music news and gossip about the artists. The information is provided by a number of Polish websites.

In the future the portal will also be enriched with videos, and many other commercial and multimedia services.

Eska TV is a free-to-air 24-hour Polish language music channel launched on August 8, 2008. In the beginning the channel was only available on the web.

After receiving a licence for satellite distribution, Eska TV became part of the DTH platform n on May 28, 2008.

On April 26, 2011 the channel received a licence for digital terrestrial broadcasting. The channel is in the first Polish DTT multiplex.

Eska TV is a free-to-air 24-hour Polish language music channel launched on August 8, 2008 in Poland. In the beginning there was only channel on the Internet. After receiving the license for satellite broadcasting, 28 May 2009 got to offer DTH platform n. April 26, 2011 received a concession for digital terrestrial broadcasting. The channel will be in the first DTT multiplex.

The video below, only available in Polish, shows Eska TVís HbbTV portal with the emphasis on the large number of streaming radio stations available.