According to reports being received Dialog TV has removed Channel No. 87. This leaves only two testing slots on the transponder carrying HD channels. This decision was taken most likely after a drop in quality was noticed on the HD channels. It is noteworthy that Dialog TV doesn't want to drop the quality of the HD channels after all they charge quite a large sum of money for just a few HD channels.
There is a chance that another test channel would be removed if the quality of HD channels don't improve. It looks like Dialog has filled up the new transponder and most probably with another 1 or 2 channels the transponder will be filled to capacity.
The conversion from MPEG2 to MPEG4 is the need of the hour in order for Dialog TV to be able to continue expanding without affecting the quality of channels. If the conversion cannot go ahead then Dialog TV is only left with the option of leasing another transponder, however since transponders don't grow on satellites, naturally they are sure to run out of space sooner than later.
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