DTT broadcasting launched by the end of 2008
Parliament, in a session on Friday the 25th July, approved the decision by NHH to award the licence to operate the countries DTT network to Antenna Hungária Zrt.
Antenna Hungária will eventually operate 5 DTT multiplexes, 3 of which can begin as soon as possible, with the remaining two starting after spectrum is made available by the analogue switch off in 2011/12.
Services are expected to begin by the end of the year and initially cover 59% of the population. DVB-H services covering 16% of the population are also expected to begin by the end of the year.
DVB-T services will use MPEG-4, H.264 audio video coding.
Source: NHH website
Item added: 22nd August 2008