TVO is clearly committed to OTA: They have more OTA transmitters in Ontario than all other stations combined.
Their first step was to get their master control out of the "dark ages" of technology. This will obviously facilitate HD for BDU carriage first. They will then embark on upgrading their broadcast infrastructure.
It really makes no sense to upgrade to digital broadcasting first, when you're not able to take full advantage of the capabilities digital broadcasting has to offer.
From a cost perpective, they'll leverage their not-for-profit status to their benefit.
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