All arrangements are in place for the opening of a television studio
with the highest clarity for the first time in the local electronic communication history, within the Independent Television Network premises at Wickremasinghepura in Battaramulla. The opening of this full High Definition Television Studio tomorrow will take place under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.
This is the first time that such a full HD television studio has been constructed in an electronic Channel in the country.
General Manager Aruna Wijesinghe said that the new full HD Studio complex of the Network is scheduled to be opened by the Prime Minister tomorrow. ITN had invested a sum of 200 million rupees from its earnings towards its construction. Engineers of the network contributed their knowledge and experiences for this project. He said that ITN would be in a position to present new programmes utilizing modern technology for its viewers.
It should be mentioned that the Independent Television Network had succeeded in establishing a fully-fledged recording studio complex equipped with high clarity digital technology due to the strength given by the viewers.
Deputy General Manager Engineering P.A. Athukorale said that they considered that ITN had been successful in achieving a major victory by establishing this new HD Studio complex, parallel to the digital transmission network that is to be installed in the country in the future. It has all equipment that are of international standards.