CCTV is getting ready for the 2008 Beijing Olympics by launching a dedicated high definition channel May 1. Viewers in the eight cities currently covered (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Guangzhou and Shenzhen) can expect a variety of HD content broadcast 24 hours a day until the Olympics, when it will morph into the Olympic HD Channel and broadcast of all events and ceremonies. Have USB dongle, will travel.


China preps new HDTV channel for the Olympics