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Digital Broadcasting

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 19 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate she has made of the spectrum required for high definition television; and what safeguards are in place to ensure there will be sufficient spectrum available for such broadcasting. (143702)


HD can be provided on various platforms; it is essentially a matter for broadcasters and Ofcom. They are currently in discussion regarding the provision of HD on existing digital terrestrial television (DTT) capacity.