TEN HD on-air from 21 September in Northern NSW and the Gold Coast

Southern Cross Austereo today announced that on 21 September it will start broadcasting TEN HD into the northern NSW television market which includes Newcastle, Tamworth, Taree, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast in Queensland.

TEN HD will offer viewers TEN programs such as the Big Bash League, V8 Supercars, Formula One, Australian Survivor, The Bachelorette, the Wrong Girl, and MasterChef in crystal clear high definition.

TEN HD will be available on HD Mpeg 4 capable receivers and will be on channel 52 on the remote control.  There will be no other channel changes.  ONE will revert to a standard definition channel.

Rick Lenarcic, Head of Regional Media, SCA said: “SCA recognizes how much viewers value the superior quality of HD television and we are pleased to be able to bring it to our viewers in northern NSW from 21 September.”

“SCA is committed to continually improving television services for our viewers and this is demonstrated by our added investment in the equipment and transmission needed to bring HD to the Ten viewers in northern NSW and the Gold Coast.”

For further inquiries please contact: Creina Chapman Head of Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Communications, creina.chapman@sca.com.au or 0411 535 176.