Hong Kong – Television Broadcasts (TVB) is to launch a new digital channel, iNews, early 2009. The iNews channel, providing 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts, is currently being trialled by TVB. The government has hailed the successful of DTT which began January 2008. 75% of the city has coverage and approximately 25% of households in the zone have taken up the services, which are free of charge but require modifications to receiving equipment.