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Italians to receive EUR 50 discount for DVB-T2 transition

Tuesday 25 June 2019 | 14:59 CET | News
Italian residents on benefits will have the right to obtain a EUR 50 discount on the price of a new TV set or set-top box compatible with DVB-T2 and both MPEG-4 and HEVC, according to plans of Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) confirmed by the DVB consortium. The total budget for the initiative is EUR 151 million and subsidies will be handed out to those in the two lowest economic bands. The programme will begin operation in November 2019, subject to confirmation following a 30-day consultation period, and subsidies will be available until the end of 2022 or until the amount allocated

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: DVB
Countries: Italy
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