I noticed this last year and on 1 August emailed Hauppage UK to ask about its use with Macs. I quoted the reply verbatim on this thread (see my post of 20 August, #7 above), which said that the USB stick was not currently supported on a Mac, but that Elgato were currently working on it.Anyone used this USB stick from Hauppage? It is said to support Macs. Not sure it would be much good for me as I currently rely on 2 inside aerials.
On 4 January this year I emailed the same guy at Hauppage referring to his earlier reply and asking, "Can you give us an indication of when it's likely to appear, or failing that give us any relevant information about receiving DVB-T2 on Apple Macs."
But this time there was no reply. I assume either he was mistaken last August, or Elgato have halted or delayed the work they were doing.
The market should eventually attract companies to develop the necessary software. Consider the countries with plans to move to DVB-T2. I recommend the pages on individual countries on the DVB website.
Start at http://www.dvb.org/about_dvb/dvb_worldwide/ and select a country from the menu on the right. Search with the string T2 and scan through the various sentences and paragraphs it finds. This reveals far more than the map of DVB-T2 deployment around the world. For example, on the map France is shown as a DVB-T country, yet on the France page, there are 21 matches to a T2 search. The most relevant is:
Ouch, that's some 3.5 years away! However, other countries have earlier plans for DVB-T2. For example, Russia had been planning to move the whole country to it in 2015, but has changed the year to 2013 and T2 broadcasts started in the region of Tatarstan on 1 March 2012.The government has committed to using DVB-T2 in the future according to the CSA.
Michel Boyon, the president of the CSA said that there is no timetable for the launch of DVB-T2 in France but hinted that this could be at the end of 2015, beginning of 2016.