Alexander Zharov: regional TV has a digital future

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RUSSIA

Regional TV has a digital future, said the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov. He summed up the country’s transition to a new broadcasting format.

So, in June launched the most ambitious phase of switching off analogue. 64 region now watch TV without interference and in excellent quality. Im available 20 free Federal TV channels, including “the WORLD”. It broadcasts in the countries of the Commonwealth around the clock. For our audience – a lot of programs in HD-quality. For regional channels, which are not included in the multiplex, now looking for the same opportunities.

“Regional channels will have an opportunity – and is currently considering the issue from the point of view of the organization and Finance – broadcasting on the frequency of public Russian television first multiplex. That is, in fact, regional channels will have the opportunity distribution in the frame of the first multiplex with coverage of the entire region”, – said Zharov.

The Federal competition Commission is engaged in the distribution of frequencies for television broadcasting. At one time it was so “the WORLD” received 18 button. Also, our radio station is broadcasting in 126 cities of Russia and also in Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

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