NHK World in HD rolls out
Chris Forrester

Japanís public broadcaster has started transmitting its NHK World channel in high definition in some markets.

Carried on Intelsatís IS8 craft at 166 deg East, and IS10 at 68.5 deg East. NHK World supplies news and current affairs programming from Japan.

The transmissions are reportedly in 1080i/60 Hz, in MPEG4 compression.