Canal+ launches HDTV on DTT platform

Canal+ HD launched its HD service on the 9th August to become the first terrestrial HD DTT broadcaster in France.
The service was launched in time to broadcast HD footage from the Beijing Olympics and is now continuing on a regular schedule.
Canal+ will be followed by Arte, which launches HD DTT services on the 30th October. France 2 also starts DTT HD services in October and will soon be followed by M6 and TF1.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 27th August 2008