Nine to launch new DTT service
Nine Network are launching a new DTT service on the 9th August. The new service, called GO! will offer youth focused content from Warner Brothers, as well as repeats from Nine’s main service and hit shows previously broadcast on Pay TV platforms.
The DTT platform provides 13 free to air services at present, some of which, ABC, Nine, SBC, Seven and Ten are simulcasts of SD analogue terrestrial broadcasts.
Another four, ABC, SBS, Nine and Ten are broadcast in HD format as well ABC2, Go! One HD and SBS two which are currently transmitted as SD.
Two additional DTT services are also expected to be launched in the near future, a children’s service from the public service broadcaster and one from Seven who have already been allocated a DTT slot.
Main source: The Australian
Item added: 20th July 2009