Digital TV Switchover in Cherbourg Peninsular
The switch to Digital Terrestrial TV in France begins with the first switch off in Northern part of the Cherbourg Peninsular on the 18th November 2009. This is followed by Alsace on the 2nd February 2010 and the regions of Basse Normandie, Pays de la Loire and Brittany on the 9th March, 18th May and the 8th June respectively.
The transition continues on a region-by-region basis and ends with the French overseas territories and departments switching in the second half of 2011. By November 2011 the process should have been completed across the whole of France.
Item added: 9th November 2009