First HD DTT channel in Spain
An Interactive HD Consortium (Alta Definicion Interactiva 2006) is launching the first HD DTT channel in Spain, reports advanced-television.com
The test transmissions from Campus HD will be receivable through HD/MHP enabled STB’s on UHF channel 56 in the ‘University City of Madrid’
The initiative is supported by a Consortium of High tech companies, called Interactive High Definition (Alta Definicion Interactiva), sponsored by the Ministry of Industry, co-ordinated by Telefonica Servicios Audiovisuales and shared by Astra, Hispasat, Fresh-IT, hyc, RTVE, Sogecable and Televes.
It is the first time that Spain has trialled an HD DTT channel aimed at testing and proving its capability and that of the latest encryption TV standards
Source: advanced-television.com (David Del Valle)
Item added: 2nd October 2007