DTT HD launched in France

On the 30th October at 3.30 pm (CET) the new High Definition DTT service was launched.
The HD offering consists of free-to-air channels TF1 HD, France 2 HD, Arte HD and M6 HD and the premium (encrypted) channel Canal+ HD.
HD service are provided from 27 transmitters and cover 40% of the metropolitan population. By the 31st May 2009 new transmitters will have been added increasing the coverage to 60% of the population.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 3rd November 2008