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Broadcast & Satellite

Italy completes digital TV switch-over

Thursday 5 July 2012 | 09:26 CET | News
Italian terrestrial TV broadcasting is all-digital since 04 July, following the shutdown of the last analogue transmitters in Sicily. This stage completes the process for the introduction of digital terrestrial television in Italy, which began in Sardinia in July 2008. According to the Ministry of Economic Development, the transition involved 10 national TV channels and over 500 local TV channels, for a total of 24,200 transmission sites. In addition, the introduction of DTT has led to the increase of free-to-air national TV channels from 10 to about 75. Over 900 different DTT decoders and DTT-compatible TV sets are currently available on the Italian market.

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Countries: Italy
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