German state of Hesse launches DTT tender

The German state of Hesse has launched a tender for a single channel on the multiplex on channel 64 with a potential reach of 6.4 million viewers in the Rhine-Main area, including the city of Frankfurt.

At the moment, there are three private broadcasters active on the multiplex, namely Eurosport, Tele 5 and the regional Rhein-Main TV. However, there is still room for one more broadcaster in the multiplex, which in total carries 10 public and 11 private channels.

Applications must be submitted to the state media authority (Hessische Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien - LPR Hessen) by September 5.