Switch off completed in Lower Normandy
Analogue switch off in Lower Normandy took place at midnight on the 8th March as planned
By the morning the conversion to digital transmission had been completed and three transmission sites at Caen (Mont Pincon), Mortain (Grand Fontaine) and Alarcon d’Amain began broadcasting DTT services. Later in the day another 19 linked transmitters were also transmitting DTT services.
Some analogue services from, TF1, France 2, France 3, France 5, ARTE and M6 are still on air and don’t switch off until February 2011.
Canal+ switched to digital on the 8th March.
In May the Loire Valley will be the next region to switch from analogue to DTT services.
Source: Tous Au Numérique website
Item added: 15th March 2010