HD channels will not be carried on the first DTT multiplex in Belarus but may appear on the second, according to Andrei Kudyrko, the director of the Belarusian Broadcasting Centre.
The Belarus Council of Ministers adopted a resolution prohibiting the installation of satellite antennas on buildings in the country.
The Belarusian incumbent Beltelecom is preparing to launch a pay-DTT service by the end of this quarter.
The female-oriented channel TLC has extended its reach to Ukraine and Belarus.
Viewers in Belarus should be able to receive 36 commercial DTT channels by the second quarter of next year.