Government To Expand Digital TV Coverage


News: The government of Brazil expects the coverage of digital TV to reach 65% of the country's population by end-2014, reports O Estado de Sao Paulo. The focus is to cover cities with a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants, according to the Ministry of Communications' Electronic Communications Secretary Patricia Avila. The government's objective is to provide at least four digital TV channels in all capitals or metropolitan areas later in 2014. An estimated investment worth BRL3.5bn (USD1.58bn) is still required, added Avila. Currently, 60% of the country's population is covered by a DTT signal.

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