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Analogue TV ends in Paris

Monday 7 March 2011 | 09:20 CET | News
Analogue TV broadcasting will end on the night of 7-8 March for over 12 million TV viewers in the Ile-de-France region. Broadcast services provider TDF has invested EUR 10 million in the analogue switch by upgrading from 20 to 50 KW transmitters at the Eiffel Tower, four major antennas and some 40 smaller masts in the area. TV channels will adopt new frequencies to free up the 800MHz band for the mobile internet and to leave room for new channels. France's region by region analogue switch-off is due to be completed at the end of November. The process has stimulated the TV equipment market,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: European Commission / TDF
Countries: France
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