ASO date announced for North-Contentin and Cherbourg
The CSA has announced that analogue services in the region of North Contentin and Cherbourg will end on the 18th November 2009. The switch to digital services will affect 200,000 people.
France Télé numérique will be responsible for ensuring that viewers are informed about and prepared for the change and it will also coordinate the digital switchover help scheme that provides financial assistance to low-income families.
Two switch-off pilots are currently underway in Coulommiers (near Paris), and in Kaysersberg (along the eastern border with Germany). In Coulommiers, switch-off will be completed on 4 February.
Source: CSA website
Item added: 2nd February 2009