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China preps new HDTV channel for the Olympics


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.

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