Putin instructed the Governor of Tver to control the transition to digital TV

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the Governor of the Tver region Igor Rudenya during the meeting. 4 December 2018Putin instructed the Governor of Tver to control the transition to digital TV© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Governor of the Tver region Igor farm, with personal control over the transition of TV to the figure: not to forget anyone, so people are not left without television.

«Switched to digital TV, I would like to say as we went through the process… And the most important thing for us is to provide the possibility of moving all the inhabitants of the Tver region, regardless of abilities, age and material well-being,» said the Governor at a meeting with Putin, a transcript of which is posted on the Kremlin website.

According to him, the regional authorities prepared a programme of support for those who may need support, and provided additional funds.

«And now we have social security made the program benefits a population that can come and ask for compensation for themselves for the acquired set-top boxes for digital television, for those who have television receivers don’t accept digital signals,» the Governor added. He recalled that the region will still be a few weeks of the transition period.

«Not to forget anyone, so people are not left without broadcast», — said Putin

For his part, the Governor said that local authorities understand the responsibility involved volunteers, community organizations.

«You are asked to be most careful to personally control… To load was not excessive at people first. And second, no one is left without broadcast… Consoles need the money to pay for it. Look carefully for each family», — stressed the head of state.

The Governor promised to control the process.

«The most important thing that people have the opportunity, at no charge, to watch 20 channels in digital quality. Because today in analog as we have a certain number of channels, and the rest is a satellite – TV, cable, which must be paid. And you already go and see everything in good quality, all the news coming, and the main channels, and cultural and educational,» explained Rodina.

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