HDTV trial starts June 2006
MediaCorp, Singapores largest broadcaster, has partnered with the Media Development Authority (MDA) for an HDTV trial which begins in June.
The trial will run for six months and have 800 participants chosen by a research company to provide a varied mix of users.
The HDTV signals will be broadcast on channel 38 although a MediaCorp press release points out that a full commercial service, when launched, may be delivered on a platform other than terrestrial.
MediaCorps currently transmit 1 TV mobile channel and 5 SDTV channels using DVB-T technology.
For more information click on www.hdtv-trial.sg
Main Source: MediaCorp bulletin
Item added: 7th May 2006