10 years' anniversary of ORS
Digital terrestrial television upgraded from DVB-T to simpliTV (DVB-T2) in the Tyrol, in Vorarlberg, Styria and southern Burgenland.
Start of DAB+ test operation in Vienna with ORS as licensed operator and together with the "Verein Digitalradio Österreich"- "Association Digital Radio Austria".
ORS comm acquires a stake in the video on demand platform Flimmit
ORS comm takes over adworx operational units Adserving and Adoperating and offers the whole range of all related services.
Start of upgrading from DVB-T to simpliTV (DVB-T2) in Carinthia.
ORS broadcasts all ORF Bundesland (regional) programmes in HD via satellite and simpliTV.
Start of DVB-T2/simpliTV in Austria with a technical range of about 90 percent. For the first time, HDTV programmes can be received via digital antenna in Austria, through simpliTV.
Foundation of simpli services GmbH & Co KG
Development of the countrywide Austrian DVB-T2 network.
ORS comm GmbH & Co KG (a 100 percent subsidiary company of ORS) is founded in early January 2011.
ORS tackles changing technological framework conditions and the ensuing new way of media consumption by means of a new company strategy, "Strategy 2015".
ORS has been broadcasting ServusTV HD via satellite as of October, 2009, and since December, 2009, ORF 2 in HD as well.
As one of the first providers, ORS broadcasts ORF 1 in HD via satellite in Austria - as early as in June, 2008.
In 2006, ORS was licensed to operate a terrestrial multiplex platform with two covers (MUX A and MUX B).
In 2005, the field Broadcast Engineering was hived off from ORF and the independent company ORS (Österreichische Rundfunksender GmbH & Co KG - Austrian Broadcasting Services) was founded. ORS is in charge of installation, operation and maintenance of the terrestrial transmitter network as well as of digital satellite transmission throughout Austria.