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Right on cue, Television New Zealand (TVNZ) -- the nation's largest free-to-air broadcaster -- has gone live with the country's first ever HD digital service. By utilizing DiviCom Electra 7000 high-definition encoders, the new Freeview digital terrestrial television (DTT) service was launched this w...

April 17th 2008 at 10:02pm 0 Comments
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Kiwis, clear your calendars, OTA HDTV hits April 2. Freeview HD won't need very much of the April window earlier given for its launch, with TVOne, TV2 and TV3 all broadcasting in HD covering an estimated 75-percent of New Zealand homes, with set-top boxes expected on sale the same day. The big media...

March 17th 2008 at 7:14am 0 Comments
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New Zealand doesn't have to be jealous of Australia much longer, as Freeview OTA HD service is on track to launch in April. Call Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Hastings, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch or Dunedin your 'hood? Then you'll probably be able catch Lord of the Rings next...

March 2nd 2008 at 11:36pm 0 Comments