First HD DTT channel in Spain

From David Del Valle in Madrid

An Interactive HD Consortium (Alta Definicion Interactiva 2006) is launching the first HD DTT channel in Spain, Campus HD, whose tests transmissions can be received through a MHP-enabled STB on 56 UHF channel (750-758 MHz) in the so-called University City in Madrid.

The initiative is supported by a Consortium of High tech companies, called Interactive High Definition (Alta Definicion Interactiva), sponsored by the Ministry of Industry, co-ordinated by Telefonica Servicios Audiovisuales and shared by Astra, Hispasat, Fresh-IT, hyc, RTVE, Sogecable and Televes.

It is the first time Spain trials a HD DTT channel aimed at testing and proving its capability and the latest encryption TV standards.

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