Ukraine’s analogue-to-digital TV switchover delayed to July 2018

23 Jun 2017

Ukraine’s telecoms regulator, the National Commission for State Regulation of Communications & Informatization (NCCIR), has approved a draft Cabinet resolution on the extension of analogue terrestrial television broadcasting services for a further year, to July 2018. The watchdog did not pass any further comment on the postponement of the previous plan which envisaged the switchover from analogue to digital terrestrial TV (DTT) broadcasting by 30 June 2017. Previously, the NCCIR had stated that the analogue-to-digital TV changeover must be hastened due to the need to release ‘digital dividend’ frequencies for 4G mobile broadband service deployment as soon as possible, but BizLiga reports that Ukraine is not ready for the transition due to incomplete DTT coverage.

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