HD / Digital Service

Note: In order to receive free High Definition Over the Air Digital Television (HD OTA DTV), you must have a high definition receiver with an ATSC tuner and an outdoor UHF antenna (or minimum 20dB amplified indoor UHF antenna) pointed towards the transmitter tower on Mt. Seymour in North Vancouver. Your location, topography, and type of antenna will have an impact on the ability to receive the digital signal. If you have any questions about our over the air service please email us at bcota@ctv.ca

CTV Vancouver's HD signal, identified as "CIVT-DT" is transmitted from North Vancouver's Mount Seymour on UHF Channel 32 in 1920x1080i and Dolby Digital AC-3.

If you live outside our OTA coverage area (Lower Mainland) and would like to receive have CTV Vancouver in HD please contact your local satellite, cable, or television provider.

Find CTV Vancouver in your area:

HD Digital Television Over the Air (HD DTV OTA):

  • UHF Channel 32: (virtual channel 32-1, transmitter tower located on Mt. Seymour in North Vancouver, 33kW ERP Maximum)

On Cable:

  • Delta Cable HD - Channel 603
  • Shaw Cable HD - Channel 210
  • Novus HD - Channel 171 

On Satellite:

  • Bell TV - Channel 250
  • Bell TV - HD - Channel 806
  • Telus Satellite TV - Channel 250
  • Telus Satellite TV - HD - Channel 1151

On Internet Protocol Television (IPTV):

  • Telus TV - Channel 9
  • Telus HD - Channel 601
  • Telus Optik TV - Channel 101
  • Telus Optik TV - HD - Channel 9101

Here are some examples of equipment that may be purchased from "The Source" in order to receive CTV Vancouver over the air:

Outdoor UHF Antennas:

Indoor UHF Antennas:

UHF Amplifiers: (for weak signal areas)