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# 19322 12-Feb-2008 21:23
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I read from GZ that PS3 will have DVB-T at some stage - anyone knows when?

(Er mm DVB-T is HDTV tuner, correct?) Cheers!





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  # 110268 12-Feb-2008 23:08
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It is supposed to be released in Europe around about now.

Here is a bit of info:

http://www.tone.co.nz/news/playtv-unlocks-free-digital-tv-on-playstation-3

Probably won't be released here until after DVB-T transmissions start, maybe around the middle of the year?

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  # 110786 15-Feb-2008 11:12
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There is also talk of TVNZ launching an on-demand service that will be accessed via the PS3 or X-box 360. Here is the article, however it's the Herald so who knows how acurate it is!

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  # 116270 13-Mar-2008 09:06
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In an interview with The Press, Warwick Light, head of marketing at Sony Computer Entertainment New Zealand, said "We're also hoping next year - about the same time that Freeview launches its terrestrial broadcasting service - to release a digital tuner for the PS3, turning it into a programmable TV recorder."


Has anyone heard anything more regarding this?

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  # 116282 13-Mar-2008 10:23
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You can check out reviews of PlayTV here:

http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=93867&page=1

http://au.gear.ign.com/articles/854/854960p1.html

http://gizmodo.com/360788/playstation-3-playtv-recordings-can-be-copied-anywhere


It looks like the European launch has been pushed back as a result of the testing process.  I think there are other threads on GZ that suggest an NZ launch later this year (3Q or so).


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