Euronews testing on MiniDig TV

On 28 August 2009, Antenna Hungária started the free-to-air test of euronews on the MinDig TV digital terrestrial television service available in SD format. It is broadcast in the Budapest region on channel 62, in the Kabhegy region on channel 61, and in the Szentes region on channel 65. With the addition of the new programme, the free-to-air offer of the MinDig TV service comprises seven TV programmes and three radio programmes.

This digital technology allows the multi-audio broadcasting of the channels and testing of the new function began with euronews. In the first stage of the test, the channel will be broadcast in English and German, with a possible extension to include the channel’s other languages.

euronews is broadcast all over the world, reaching 293 million households in 150 countries by cable, digital satellite and terrestrial distribution simultaneously in eight languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian.