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The passage to DVB HD, on April 5th, 2016

What did it occur in the night of April 4th, 2016?

In the night of April 4th, 2016, digital terrestrial television (DVB) passed to the format high definition thanks to the passage to the standard of diffusion MPEG 4, more powerful than standard MPEG 2. You profit since from a quality of image and sound improved.

This technological mutation made it possible to receive in high definition the 25 free national chains of the DVB, like several local channels. For that, it was necessary that the television sets of the hearths receiving the DVB with an antenna rake (on the roof) are compatible “DVB HD”. 

This national operation made necessary a reorganization of the diffusion of the chains on the various “multiplexings” (groupings of chains). From where need, for the televiewers, of launching a “research and memorizing” of the chains to find all the chains in high definition.