Coulommiers ASO by 4th February 2009

The first analogue switch of pilot is set to begin in the region of Coulommiers on the 8th November, when DTT services become available to 70% of the local population. The trial will end on the 4th February 2009 when the analogue transmitters are finally switched off.
In total 7,000 households are affected by the trial.
Letters and public information sessions have been started to provide details of the digital switchover and what has to be done by viewers to continue to receive a terrestrial TV service.
Two further digital switchover pilots are planned to take place in 2009 in the cities of Cherbourg and Kaysersberg.
Analogue switch-off is set for completion by 30 November 2011.
Source: 01net
Item added: 3rd November 2008