“Teleradio” PU has Full HD broadcasting equipment and is able to broadcast any event in HD TV and Full HD TV format at any time, from any place. It is possible to download programs to several satellites via mobil Up-link stations. The live broadcast of “Eurovision-2012” song contest held in Baku in 2012 in Full HD format was carried out for the first time by Teleradio PU.
At that time, in order to provide Full HD broadcasting of the contest in Baku and the Absheron Peninsula, the transmitter with the power of 2.6 kW of DVB-T2 standard and supporting Full HD (high quality) broadcasting format produced by the German company Rohde & Schwarz, working on 48th TVC was installed and put into operation at Baku TV Tower complex. As the result, Full HD broadcast (satellite and terrestrial) of the programs of “Ictimai” TV was carried out.
Terrestrial broadcasting in Full HD format of “Idman Azerbaijan” TV and CBC Sport TV started in 2016, ATV on September, 2017, “Xezer” TV and “Ictimai”TV on October, 2017, AzTV and “Medeniyyet” TV on February, 2018, ARB 24 on June, 2019 and Space TV started on January 12, 2021.
Preparations are underway to ensure the broadcasting of other TV programs in Full HD format in the near future. In connection with the transition to HD broadcasting in the regions, it is planned to install a second multiplexer and switch to terrestrial broadcasting to the DVB-T2 standard.
At the same time, it is planned to launch HD broadcasting of TV programs via the Azerspace-1 satellite.