HD/DTT network awarded to DNA

DNA Oy have been awarded a contract to build a terrestrial transmission network for HDTV across Finland, reports Broadband TV News.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has said that signals will be expected to reach 60% of the population by the end of 2011. Construction is expected to get underway by December 31, 2009 and the licence will run until December 31, 2016.
Two licences will be awarded for DVB-T2 networks using MPEG-4 (H.264, AVC) compression and transmitted on VHF Band III.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 6th July 2009