MDV (TV station)

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MDV
Mildura, Victoria
Channels Digital: 33 (UHF)
Affiliations Nine
Owner Prime Media Group Ltd and
WIN Corporation Pty Ltd
(Mildura Digital Television Pty Ltd)
First air date 1 January 2006
Call letters' meaning Mildura
Digital
Victoria
Former affiliations Ten (2006-2016)
Transmitter power 200 kW
Height 164 m[1]
Transmitter coordinates 34°22′47″S 142°11′18″E / 34.37972°S 142.18833°E / -34.37972; 142.18833

MDV is a joint venture television station between Prime Media Group and WIN Corporation. Based in Mildura, Victoria, Australia, it is a digital-only Network Ten affiliate run under the company name Mildura Digital Television Pty Ltd, and began broadcasting on 1 January 2006. On 1 July 2016, due to WIN Television becoming the Network Ten affiliate in the region, MDV switched its affiliation to the Nine Network.[2]

logo as Network Ten affiliate

Availability[edit]

The station is a Nine Network affiliate, which is jointly owned by Prime Media Group and WIN Television. MDV is available on LCN 5 in the Mildura and Sunraysia area in standard-definition.

Nine's mulitchannels 9Gem and 9Go! are available on LCN 50 and LCN 55 respectively. Before MDV's affiliation change on 1 July 2016, Ten's multichannels One (in high definition) and Eleven were available on LCN 50 and LCN 55 respectively.

WIN is responsible for handling playout and then transmits this signal via satellite to transmission facilities in Mildura. WIN also handles the business administration and advertising sales for MDV.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ HAAT estimated from http://www.itu.int/SRTM3/ using EHAAT.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Jake (28 June 2016). "Nine reaches affiliate deal to run signal into regional Victoria". The Australian. Retrieved 28 June 2016.