We already knew that the local TV networks were being slack in rolling out extra digital channels, but here's further proof: Nine's SD digital channel reportedly won't roll out until at least July. Other commercial networks are being similarly slack — Ten's ONE sports channel, for instance, won't necessarily show the same sports in all cities — making the whole concept of Freeview look like even worse value than it appeared at first sight.
Nine Delays Extra Digital Channel Until July
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