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France to add six DTT channels on 12 December

Wednesday 6 June 2012 | 10:41 CET | News
French broadcast regulator CSA has announced the multiplex positioning for the country's six new DTT channels, following a random selection process. TF1's HD1, NRJ's Cherie HD and Amaury's L'Equipe HD will be on Multiplex R7, while M6's 6 ter, NextTV's RMC Decouverte and TVous la diversite will be on Multiplex R8. The channels will all launch on 12 December with 25 percent coverage of metropolitan France, including the cities of Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille, Bayonne, Auxerre Sens and Troyes. After a 14-phase rollout process 97 percent coverage will be reached in autumn 2014, the same level as

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: CSA / M6 / TF1
Countries: France
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