DTT options for Albania

Zimo Krutaj of the National Council for radio and TV said at a recent conference that the Albanian public broadcaster RTVSH could end up with two DTT multiplexes each carrying 20 channels.
Each multiplex would uses MPEG-4, H.264 AVC compression and have the option to operate two national channels, eight free to air thematic channels, 11 regional services and six pay per view channels.
Since July 2004, pay-DTT services have been available from DigitAlb which offers up to 35 pay television services across four multiplexes and claims over 100,000 subscribers.
Main source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 22nd December 2008