Tver oblast was the first in Russia fully switched to digital broadcasting

© Fotolia / Serg ZastavkinДевушка and a young man watching TV. Archival photoTver oblast was the first in Russia fully switched to digital broadcasting© Fotolia / Serg Zastavkin

Tver oblast was the first in Russia fully switched to digital television broadcasting, the launch in the region was held with the participation of Nikolay Nikiforov, Konstantin Noskov.

«I first of all want to congratulate the audience of the Tver region because the region was the first region in the country, throughout which broadcasts two signals digital quality», — he said during the ceremony, the connection of the second multiplex digital TV broadcasting in the Tver region.

«I promise that by New year we will make a new year’s gift to all residents of the country, all the inhabitants of our vast country until the end of this year will have the opportunity to watch twenty TV channels in digital quality. I urge everyone to tune in to digital TV», added Socks.

In turn, the Governor of the Tver region Igor Rudenya thanked all the participants for the project. «The Tver region has always been the heart of Russia. Today begins a new stage in the development of digital television on the territory of our vast country. Tver region has always hospitable, open. We are grateful for innovations support and development of all our endeavors,» said Rodina.

Russia from January 2019 to fully switch from analogue to digital television broadcasting network will include two multiplex (block of channels), 10 channels and three radio channels and will be available more than 98% of the population. Analog TV will be turned off after the Christmas holidays. Tver oblast was the first in Russia fully switched to digital television broadcasting.

With the launch of the digital broadcasting network, Russian citizens should be free to obtain a set of channels of high quality, comparable to what was previously offered only in the paid packages. The first multiplex includes: «the First channel» «Russia 1», «Match TV», NTV, «Petersburg — 5 channel», «Culture», «Russia 24», «Carousel», OTR, «TV Center». Second «Ren TV», «Saved», STS, «House», «Friday», «Star», «World», TNT, «Muz-TV».

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