West Digital Television
Regional Western Australia
Prime Media Group, WIN Corporation Pty Ltd, (West Digital Television Pty Ltd)
First air date
10 June 2010
Call letters' meaning
West, Digital, Television
West Digital Television, commonly referred to as Ten West, is an Australian digital television network jointly owned by Prime Media Group and WIN Corporation. It is an affiliate of Network Ten, broadcasting a direct feed of NEW-10 Perth to regional and remote Western Australia.
The digital-only network is similar to other joint ventures already available in Tasmania, Mildura, Darwin and Remote Central and Eastern Australia. As GWN7 consists of three different stations licensed in Albany/Bunbury, Kalgoorlie and Geraldton, and a fourth licensed to the rest of the state as part of the Remote Commercial Television License scheme, West Digital Television is made up of four separate services. Each of the four services trade as West Digital Television Pty Ltd.
GWN Affiliate and Owner
South West and Great Southern
Golden West Network Pty Ltd
Geraldton Telecasters Pty Ltd
Midwestern Television Pty Ltd
All other areas
Golden West Satellite Communications Pty Ltd
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On 18 June 2009, the Australian Communications and Media Authority allocated new television broadcasting licences to a joint venture company owned by Prime Media and WIN Television. The company, named West Digital Television, launched Ten West on Thursday 10 June 2010 as part of the initial introduction of digital commercial television in Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Mawson Trig and Mingenew.
West Digital Television launched Ten West on the Viewer Access Satellite Television platform in April 2011. Multi-channels One and Eleven were launched on Thursday 28 July 2011, the same day digital commercial television commenced in Bunbury.
West Digital Television is available state wide in digital terrestrial and digital satellite formats. The full suite of digital services, including One and Eleven, are available in all areas with digital transmissions.