Wellington, Oct 3 NZPA - Broadcasting Minister Steve Maharey today launched Triangle Stratos, the first regional television channel to become a national digital free-to-air channel on Freeview.
He said it was the second new digital TV channel to start this week after TVNZ6 was launched on Sunday.
"More than 41,000 households will be able to watch Stratos, after buying set-top boxes to watch free-to-air digital TV on Freeview," Mr Maharey said.
"Stratos have a range of progamming, from community and regional programmes from New Zealand to coverage from international news sources."
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