DTT services to start on December 2nd 2007

Rede Globo has announced that it will start DTT transmissions in Sao Paulo on 2nd December 2007 using channel 18. Digital broadcasting will also begin in Rio de Janeiro during the first half of 2008 with other regional capitals starting DTT services by the end of 2008.
Brazil’s Communications Minister, Helio Costa also announced that UHF channels 60 to 69 would be made available for DTT use by public broadcasters during January 2008.
Source: Advanced TV.com
Item added: 8th May 2007