Blogs and advice from Industry leading Specialists
Valuable Opinions, Comments & Gossip
Financial related News & Articles relating to Spain
Latest News, Stories
& Hot Topics
Various Tools & Widgets to help with your financial needs
Tools & Widgets to
help with finances
Polls, Surveys and Opinions featured throughout Tumbit
Featured Polls, Surveys & Stats
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat

Spain considering extension to TV reset deadline

Source: Telecompaper - Thu 18th Dec 2014
Spain considering extension to TV reset deadline

The Spanish government is considering the possibility of extending the 31st December deadline by which to complete the latest Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) migration.

Speaking at a Europa Press event, Spain's industry minister Jose Manuel Soria said the government may allow broadcasters to continue simulcasting beyond the migration deadline. "Right now, we are considering whether to extend the term or whether simulcast broadcasts will indeed end on 31st December," said Soria, who added that the decision will be announced before the end of the year.

A number of Spanish trade bodies, including free to air TV association Uteca and Abertis Telecom, recently called for a three-month extension to the 31st December deadline, claiming there simply isn't enough time to retune DTT aerials to comply with the new digital dividend.

The retuning affects around one million buildings, housing some 55% of the Spanish population, and is expected to cost EU286 Mln.

Recommended Reading :

* 35% of Spanish homes could loses digital TV by Christmas

* Spain now most expensive for TV football

Comment on this Story

 
Be the first to comment on this Story !!

Related Partners

Recommended Items

Related Articles

Related Blogs

 
Use the hair extensions pretty curling styling spray to evenly spray on the hair wigs part that wants to highlight the hair extensions uk curl, then use the curling iron to start at the horizontal line behind the ear, and the human hair extensions uk single layer is rolled, and the handsome yet playful hairstyle is born.