Czech TV launches regional broadcasting via satellite
Regional public television broadcasts into the satellite. Czech Television (CT) began in the Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 18:00 pm, after the necessary technical preparations for the regional CT1 satellite. On 25 minutes so come alive program positions CT and CT SM SM own content - regional relations " Events in the regions .
The first technical tests involving the addition of new positions virtual CT and CT SM JM satellite stream satellite Astra 3A held November 11, 2010, and has since conducted further preparatory work to ensure the smooth running of the new forms of broadcasting. The positions for CT and CT SM SM to the viewer at a time to see a regional broadcasting test patterns. Only yesterday the first time to compare all three versions of the first program - to Bohemia, North Moravia and South Moravia, regardless whether they live for example in Plzen, Ostrava and Brno. Satellite signal allows all spectators in the Republic regardless of their income instead of monitoring all regional versions. Viewers can compare different versions of content quality, but should also monitor events in an area where their relatives live.
Television broadcasting official opening of regional inputs is scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2011. However, the current form of dissemination already reflects the final form of regional " defeat "of inputs.
As Regional Television broadcasting works: Czech TV broadcasts its programs SD CT1, CT2, CT24 and CT4 on satellite Astra 3A . The total capacity of 30 Mbit / s is divided among these four programs. During the six regional broadcasting channels (virtual position of CT and CT SM JM broadcast their own content). During the regional screening may be minimal deterioration in image quality of all stations due to increased number of stream channel CT, however, quality should be sufficient - at least comparable to digital terrestrial broadcasting.
Television used the same technical solutions as the Austrian ORF public and some German public and commercial television. During the launching of a regional transmission occurs in the virtual positions to change the PIDs, enabling other broadcast content (streaming). After the regional broadcasting pids changes to the original value of the channel CT1. With dynamic change, they should advise all satellite set-top boxes.
Satellite: Astra 3A (23.5 ° E)
Frequency: 12,525 GHz
FEC: 3 / 4
CA systems: Irdeto / Cryptoworks
Regional Television broadcasting by the end of the CT1 and broadcast on weekdays 6:00 p.m. to 6:25 p.m. hours. On March 1, 2010 because of program schedule changes and the abolition of regional broadcast at 18:00 on the number one regional news and regional versions Television News Channel will move to CT24. You have half an hour of their regions, and every working day, including Saturdays and Sundays. In practice, since January for the Czechs will CT24, for CT24 and CT24 North Moravia South Moravia for.
Shifts in regional broadcasting CT24 have their reasons. TH virtually complete "capture". Her public DVB-T multiplex covering almost 100 percent in the Czech Republic and is now a more or less so, whether the region will be another program. Viewers in the Republic is due to the digitization of access to all four programs Thurs
Regional Television Broadcasting operates a customer platform CS Link and Skylink / T-Mobile satellite Astra 3A . Clients of other satellite services, Digi TV and UPC Direct can watch local broadcast Television only version for the Czech Republic.
December 17, 2010