Greece starts DTT transmissions
ERT began broadcasting three DTT programmes on January 6th 2006, according to an article on the website news.ert.gr
Initially three pilot channels with specialist content will be broadcast. The first is targeted at disabled people, the second will broadcast films and the third is dedicated to sports programmes.
The initial transmissions will be extended to cover 65% of the Greek population by March 2006.
Transmissions in the Attica region are on UHF channel 48, in Thessaloniki channel 56 and in Thessaly channel 53.
The pilot transmissions are free-to-view and only the STB has to be purchased according to ERT board member Giorgos Chouliaras.
Item added: 17th January 2006