Determine postponement of full transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting in the USA
Due to the economic downturn and the spread of equipment compatible with terrestrial digital broadcasting does not proceed,Measures will be taken to allow analog broadcasts to be received even after July 24, 2011We talked about in GIGAZINE before, but it became clear that the full transition will be postponed in the United States ahead of next month for complete transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting.
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KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul - Senate approves delay of DTV conversion
According to this article, the US Senate has approved that the full transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting will be postponed for four months. In response to this, analog broadcasting which was scheduled to complete on February 17 will be done until June.
This is because Obama administration decided that preparation for full transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting was not sufficiently done for people living in rural areas, poor people, and people belonging to a small number of communities.
In the United StatesInitially planned a complete transition to terrestrial digital broadcasting at the end of 2006However, considering that the transition has not proceeded smoothly even after two years or more have passed since then, it may be impossible to say that there is no possibility of falling into a similar situation in Japan.
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