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TPS will send to a package of channels in high resolution at the beginning of the 2006
The French digital platform announces the beginning of its supply in HDTV with a specific receiver to be able to receive made it by Thompson

The supply will be sent commercially at the beginning of next year. The Integra equipment the conditional accesses Viaccess and Open TV and its rent will cost 8 Euros to the month.

Option TPS HD will have a cost of 5 monthly Euros and consists of three channels of high resolution with sound Digital Dolby 5,1, besides the partial versions of high resolution of the national chains TF1 and M6.

The diffusion standard will be MPEG-4 HD/MPEG-2SD.

TPS reduces their espectativas to increase the number of subscribers

The announcement of the beginning of this package of channels in high resolution takes place after knowing itself that the French digital platform gained 80,000 new subscribers in August, beginning of the season of soccer, when the forecasts were those to reach the number of 120.000.

The TPS people in charge have showed that now their objectives are determined to maintaining a stability without hide-and-seek the damage that stops the Gallic platform has supposed the loss of the diffusion rights of Liga 1 of French soccer in favor of Channel + (Vivendi Universal group).

TPS is now limited to anticipate a net growth of their subscribers on the exercise, according to Anne Blazy, person in charge of the investing relations of the group.

The objective already had been reduced during the past month of August with an increase of 80,000 new subscribers, very below the forecasts that were 120.000.

Anne Blazy has explained that soccer has made lose to its platform of payment 30,000 subscribers and who the growth anticipated during this year only comes from the diffusion by ADSL.

At the end of June, TPS had 1.351.000 subscribers, very below their competitor, CanalSat, that comes near to the 3 million subscribers.

TPS offers their supply of channels via satellite through Eutelsat Hot IBRD (13º This).


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