Coverage increased to 50% of the population

The DTT service coverage increased to 50%, from the previous 35%, on October 15th, when 17 new transmitter sites came into service.
The new transmitters provide DTT to Ajaccio, Bayonne, La Rhune, Bourges, Caen, Herouville, Cherbourg Digosville, Grenoble, Tour-sans-Venin, Le Havre, Harfleur, Lyon, Mont Pilat, Le Mans, Nantes, Orleans, Rheims, Hauntvilliers, St Etienne, Toulon and Toulouse.
A further coverage increase is planned for June 2006 when a further 19 transmission sites begin broadcasting.
Source: Advanced, 18th Oct 2005
Item added: 18th October 2005