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Paraguay to auction frequencies for new TV channels

Thursday 2 June 2016 | 15:51 CET | News
Paraguay's National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) wants to bring forward the start of DTT and aims to organise a frequency auction for new channels later this year, reports Ultima Hora. Teresita Palacios, president of the regulatory institution, explained that the aim is to promote competition between free-to-air channels, generate more local content and also give better quality picture and sound to viewers. She added that current analogue FTA channels will be assigned corresponding frequencies in digital mode. However, new channels will have to take part in an auction, as there

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Conatel Paraguay
Countries: Paraguay
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