Law to allow for the introduction of HDTV and DVB-H announced

The Government has now made the proposal to modify the outdated broadcasting law of 30th September 1986. The modification will allow for the introduction of new television services including HDTV and DVB-H which are currently prevented by the 1986 law.
The proposal should be ready for parliamentary debate by September.
The proposals also sets a date of the 30th November 2011 for analogue TV switch off, with the process beginning in 2009.
Source: Le Monde and NetEconomy
Item added: 26th June 2006