MediaCorp’s HD channel – HD5 – lifts off

MediaCorp recently announced that its High Definition (HD) channel, HD5, would launch on the DTT platform from Sunday, 11 November 2007.
HD5 is a simulcast of Channel 5, MediaCorp TV’s flagship English channel
Says Mr Chang Long Jong, MediaCorp Deputy CEO (Television), “Since we commenced our HDTV trials last year we have received many queries from the public about the official launch of HDTV on MediaCorp’s channels. With HD5, Singapore viewers will experience better picture and sound quality while enjoying a greater choice of HD content on another (free-to-air) platform”.
MediaCorp plans to broadcast all its channels in High Definition by 2012.
Source: MediaCorp
Item added: 23rd October 2007