: There are however some countries where HDTV is broadcast using the old DVB-T standard with no immediate plans to switch those broadcasts to DVB-T2. Among countries using DVB-T for nationwide broadcasts of HDTV are France, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Denmark and Spain, though usually with MPEG4. Only Australia is using the earlier DVB-T with MPEG2 for HD.
Countries where DVB-T2 is in use include:
United Kingdom: one multiplex, soft launch in December 2009, full launch in April 2010
Italy: one multiplex, soft launch in October 2010
Sweden: two multiplexes, full launch in November 2010
Finland: five multiplexes, soft launch in January 2011, full launch in February 2011
Ukraine: four DVB-T2 multiplexes × 167 transmission sites, 150 of which have been officially launched on October 10, 2011
Russia: one multiplex, full launch in March 2012
Denmark: one multiplex, with TV2 Danmark in HD will launch April 2012
Colombia: Adoption starts on 2012
Israel: Expected to begin in 2013.
Serbia: two multiplexes, soft launch in March 2012, full launch in April 2013 
The Southern African Development Community announced in November 2010 that DVB-T2 would be the preferred standard for the region. In Serbia, both SD and HD broadcasts will air in DVB-T2.
It has been trialled in Spain and Germany. Sri Lanka and Austria is also expected to use it.