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Spain rules out further extension to DTT reset deadline

Tuesday 3 March 2015 | 09:55 CET | News
Spain's telecoms minister Victor Calvo-Sotelo has ruled out any more extensions to the 31 March deadline by which to retune DTT aerials to comply with the new digital dividend plan. Although the Spanish government extended the initial 01 January deadline for completing the digital migration until 31 March, a number of Spanish trade bodies and operators recently issued a joint statement warning that over 40 percent of buildings had yet to retune their antennas and that the DTT blackout could be widespread if no further extensions are granted. However, the government simply confirmed that

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Orange / Telefonica / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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