France 5 in HD on DTT

The public service broadcaster France Télévision is reported to be in discussion with the French government for the allocation of frequencies to use for the provision of its service France 5 in HD on the DTT platform.
France Télévision would like to automatically receive one of licences that the broadcast regulator CSA has opened for tender and is prepared to launch France 5 HD by the end of Autumn 2012.
Currently, France 5 is available in standard-definition on the country’s free-to-air DTT platform.
Source: DigiTAG attributed to Les Echos
Item added: 28th November 2011