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Kyrgyzstan Cuts off Analog Broadcasting in May 2017

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In May 2017, Kyrgyzstan will fully transit to the digital TV, as the Kyrgyz Telegraph Agency informs.


The announcement came on December 26 from Ainura Temirbekova, Deputy Minister of Culture, Tourism and Information.

“The analog TV will be cut off all over the country on 15 May, 2017”, as Mrs. Temirbekova stated.

She also stressed that actually the required equipment for digital broadcasting was already installed in 95% of the country, and according to the recorded data as of the end of November of present year, 40% of the population of Kyrgyzstan were connected to the digital TV.

For the time being, it is planned the second phase of promoting public awareness.

As is known, Kyrgyzstan is among the parties of the Regional Agreement “Geneva 2006”, which provides for a regional digital broadcasting plan. The agreement was acceded by 104 states worldwide.

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