TV households in German federal states Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein will be able to receive a new TV channel via aerial from 1 August 2011.

Local media authority Medienanstalt Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH) has commenced a tender for a DTT channel.

The distribution will be from the DTT transmission towers in Hamburg, Lübeck and Kiel. Commercial TV broadcasters can apply for usage of the 24 hour slot currently occupied by quiz channel 9Live from now on.

The tender will close on 13 July 2011.