NTV+ completes MPEG-4 switch

Russian pay TV operator NTV+ has completed the migration of its service from MPEG-2 to the MPEG-4 format.

According to the pay TV provider, the move will free up satellite capacity, enabling it to extend its offering with the addition of new HD channels.

NTV+ has provided a hardware verification page on its website to enable users to check of their boxes or conditional access modules can receive the signal of if they need to upgrade.

The operator is offering set-tops and CAMs at special discounted prices to enable subscribers to make the shift.

The move to MPEG-4 also saw NTV+ change the settings of a number of channels.

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