Duna TV and Duna II Autonómia programs join the MinDig TV digital terrestrial television service
Thursday, 27 November 2008



Duna TV joins first the MinDig TV digital terrestrial television service, the Duna TV program in HD format, the additional new terrestrial program, Duna II Autonómia will be available in SD format.


Today Antenna Hungária Group and Duna Television signed the 12-year, long-term contract about the participation on the MinDig TV digital terrestrial platform, the programs of Duna Television will be readily available in the digital terrestrial television service accessible free of charge to the Hungarian public as of December 1, 2008.


Duna TV joins first the service, the Duna TV program in HD - High Definition - format, the additional new terrestrial program, Duna II Autonómia will be available in SD – Standard Definition - format. Both programs will be placed on the same multiplex.


The MinDig TV service will be launched on December 1 from the Budapest, Kabhegy and Szentes transmitter stations, with circa 60% coverage of the Hungarian households. To join the service as a viewer, a wideband rooftop antenna in good condition, and a DVB-T MPEG-4 HD set-top-box or an integrated television set (IDTV) equipped with a DVB-T MPEG-4 HD tuner are needed.


Set-top-boxes and integrated television sets with MinDig TV sticker will be available for sale in retail stores from December. The sticker guarantees, that the equipment is suitable for the reception of digital terrestrial television signals. The cooperation between the two companies shall also be extended to the communications activities, Duna TV will participate as a strategic partner related to the communication of the digital switchover.

Antenna Hungária Zrt. Duna Televízió Zrt.

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