The BBC has given details of the timetable for the rollout of high definition signals on the terrestrial transmission network.
Delays in the launch of Project Canvas have led to a significant increase in the costs surrounding the proposed hybrid platform and associated user interface, according to new figures from the BBC Executive released by the BBC Trust.
Just days after the BBC announced it was to close the News Multiscreen to Freeview viewers, the corporation has advertised ‘spare’ multiplex capacity.
The BBC is to drop the BBC News Multiscreen from the Freeview DTT platform. Two of the three interactive streams are being switched off on October 27 as part of a reorganisation of its capacity ahead of the launch of HD services.
Ofcom has ruled out the possibility of encryption on the FTA HD multiplex after third party content owners said they would seek to implement content management arrangements listed in the industry D Book.