ITU Workshop on Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting

DTT experts share best practices to facilitate the introduction of DTT in countries still reliant on analogue TV

A Workshop on ‘Assistance for Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting (DTTB)’ took place successfully at ITU HQ in Geneva on 27 October to discuss and share practical experiences related to DTTB implementation. Jointly organized by ITU,  the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE) and Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB), the workshop focused on licensing and business models, network specifications, quality of service and receiving equipment specifications.

“This workshop has provided an excellent opportunity for dialogue among stakeholders in public and private sectors and in the TV industry,” said ITU Secretary- General Houlin Zhao.

“Given DTT’s unique social and economic opportunities, governments, broadcasters and other industry stakeholders should collaborate to the maximum extent possible in order to accelerate its roll out,” said François Rancy, Director of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau.

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