Low cost DTT initiative attracts applicants

The low cost DTT initiative in the city of Leipzig has prompted applications from Leipzig Fernsehen, BBC World, Bibel TV and a new local city information channel. Two local radio stations, Radio Leipzig and catholic broadcaster Radio Horeb also want to join the line up. The local media authority has said that it expects all, the applications to be honoured however a formal decision is not expected until the 24th September. If the services get the go ahead they will increase the DTT channel offering in Leipzig from 13 to 17.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 21st August 2007