Four new DTT channels for Hanover/Braunschweig

Broadcast facilities company Media Broadcast will switch on four new DTT channels in the areas of Hanover and Braunschweig on June 1.

The new multiplex will carry the programmes of Anixe (general entertainment), Bibel TV (religious programming), HSE24 and QVC (home shopping), bringing the total number of digital terrestrial channels in the area up from 24 to 28.

The new multiplex will be broadcast over four new transmitters, Hanover (20 kW), Hanover Hemmingen, Braunschweig and Braunschweig Kraftwerk (5 kW each) on IHF channel 56. The DVB-T transmitter Wolfsburg will change from channel 56 to channel 26.

According to Henrik Rinnert, SVP and director business unit television at Media Broadcast, 25.7% of all households in the region watch television via terrestrial transmitters.