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Parliament TV extended to TelstraClear

Media Statement
Tuesday 4 December 2007

Parliament TV extended to TelstraClear

TelstraClear’s viewers today join FreeView and Sky TV watchers in being able to access Parliament TV.

Like Sky TV, TelstraClear’s digital viewers will be able to view live, the full, unedited proceedings of Parliament on Channel 94. Parliament TV is available on Freeview 22.

Parliament TV is a new service for TelstraClear and its availability has been brought forward due to public demand.

Parliament’s Speaker Hon Margaret Wilson says TelstraClear moved quickly to meet the public interest in the service. “I am pleased to see that there are now three broadcasters who see the importance of Parliament TV and are making it available to viewers.”

TelstraClear is a cable TV service available in Christchurch, Wellington and on the Kapiti Coast. It has 44,000 analogue and digital customers. Only those with digital receivers will be able to view Parliament TV.


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