Advanced Television

CCTV launches HD

January 4, 2008

China’s Central Television (CCTV) has commenced the launch of its high definition TV services. The service rolled out on 1st January, will first broadcast in Beijing, and then throughout the country over the next few years. The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has unveiled the technical standards to receive the HD channels signals.

Meanwhile, six other channels of SD digital TV programmes will also be offered – they include four CCTV channels, one Beijing TV channel and China Education Channel

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