Polski Operator Telewizyjny (POT) to start DTT trial

Polski Operator Telewizyjny (POT), the joint venture set up by the Polish national commercial stations Polsat and TVN, says it will start DTT test transmissions in Warsaw and the Wielkopolska region of Poland by May 30.
Both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 compression will be used and it will also trial HD in the 1080i format and DVB-H.
DTT transmissions on the platform will be Polsat, TVN and TV4.
Broadband TV News also reports that the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has re-allocated a channel in the Silesian city of Wroclaw, previously used by TP EmiTel for DTT trials, back to analogue service.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 23rd May 2007