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Calls for candidate in Ile-de-France on the DVB: selection of the candidates

Official statement of the Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Superior council of audio-visual launched, on June 14th, 2017, two calls for candidate in Ile-de-France for the edition of television services with local vocation in high definition (HD) on digital terrestrial television (DVB).

After having auditioned the candidates on October 4th, 2017, the Council has, at the time of its plenary assembly of October 11th, 2017, process to their selection.

With regard to the bearing call on the radioelectric resource of the R1 network available starting from March 20th, 2018 in Ile-de-France, the Council selected BFM Paris. A convention will be soon concluded with the security company for the delivery from an authorization to emit.

With regard to the bearing call on the radioelectric resource currently available within the multiplexing diffused in Paris region (Multi 7), for passage to the HD of the television services already authorized on this multiplexing, the Council decided to select the candidates following, alone present in SD (*):

  • IDF1 (passage in HD of the existing service), by the company TV Unit;
  • Vià Grand Paris (passage in HD of the existing service), by the company From the Île-de-France TV;
  • Tele Jar (passage in HD of the existing service), by association Jar;
  • Tomorrow! IDF (passage in HD of the existing service), by the company Tomorrow Season 2.

Endorsements with conventions of the editors concerned will be concluded soon for passage from these chains to the HD.

Moreover, the CSA authorized the chain France 24 to pass to the HD at the same time as the other chains already authorized on the multiplexing Multi 7, following the request for priority reservation carried out by the ministry for the culture and pursuant to the criteria of article 26 of the law of September 30th, 1986.

(*) III of article 30-1 of the law of September 30th, 1986 provides that “for the granting of the authorizations to the editors of television services in high definition, [the Council] authorizes in priority the services which are received in the same geographical zone already authorized by terrestrial hertzian way in digital mode.

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