Coverage increases and 2009 plans released

DTT service coverage increased to 87% of the French population on the 1st August after four new transmitters began broadcasting.
The new transmitters provide DTT services to viewers in the cities of Villers-Cotterêts, La Voulte-sur-Rhône, Pamiers, and Igny.
By the end of 2008 coverage will be extended to 89% of the population increasing to 92% by the end of 2009 according to the 2009 DTT expansion plans just released by the CSA. The plans indicate that another 71 transmitters will be brought on air during 2009.
Coverage increase source: CSA website
DTT plans for 2009 source: CSA website
Item added: 4th August 2008