Ticino becomes the first to switch of Analogue TV

The canton of Ticino, an Italian-speaking region of Switzerland, will become the first to switch of its analogue television services on July 24th 2006. The switch off completes the transition to DTV which began on August 1st 2003 in the Ticino canton.
The DTT roll-out in Switzerland will continue until the whole country has coverage in 2008. Complete analogue switch off is possible in 2009.
Source: SRG SSR
Item added: January 31st 2006