Alsace goes digital in October 2007

The French region of Alsace, on the border of France with Germany and Switzerland, is to be upgraded to digital TV in October 2007.
The necessary transmitter conversion work is planned for the 15th and 31st October, after which, TNT will be available to 80% of the population. The conversion takes place after agreements have been made with Germany and Switzerland to ensure that viewers in the region will continue to able to watch cross border television.
A Free to air package of 18 channels is now available to 63% of the French public.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 21st March 2007