© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in potamanthidae Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank
Leningrad oblast will allocate subsidies to residents of the region for the purchase of set-top boxes for digital television, which will be determined by the cost of purchasing equipment within 3 thousand rubles, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The corresponding decree of the regional government was signed by the Governor Alexander Drozdenko.
According to the regional administration, the right to lump sum compensation available to veterans of the great Patriotic war, former underage prisoners of concentration camps, pensioners who receive Federal social surcharge to pension, families receiving monthly child allowance.
To receive payments you must apply to the Centre for social protection at the place of residence, attach the required documents, including confirming the expenses for the purchase of equipment for receiving digital television signal, or send these documents by Mail Russia. The amount of compensation is determined by the costs incurred for the purchase of equipment within 3 thousand rubles.
The decision on the granting of payments shall be made within ten working days, then the funds transferred to the current account of applicants resident in the region.
Russia from 1 January 2019 to fully switch to digital terrestrial broadcasting. In the framework of the Federal target program «Development of broadcasting in 2009-2018 years», a network for digital TV broadcasting, covering more than 98% of the population, including two multiplex 10 channels and three radio channels. All the network will be commissioned after completion of construction of all facilities at the end of 2018.