In Yamal it is planned to start up twenty eight digital radio and television stations
11:49 12 ноября 2014
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In Yamal since this year the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRS) will start building the system of digital terrestrial television. In the result, 28 digital radio and television stations will be started up in the region. Their terrestrial signal will allow covering more than 95 percent of residents of Yamal with broadcasting of the first state multiplex.
This information was given by the director of the department of information technologies and communication Oleg Yefremov on the press-conference in Salekhard.
As the head of the department informs, it is planned to stop analog terrestrial television broadcasting in 2019. By this time, if to consider the fact that Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRS) will build the network of digital broadcasting of the first state multiplex, terrestrial broadcasting will not be able to cover about 2300 people. Therefore, in the prospect till 2020 in Yamal it is strategically important to build the content delivery network and nodes of multiplexing of television programs of regional and municipal TV and radio companies in the region. As it is explained by Oleg Yefremov, it is necessary for the most complete coverage of residents of Yamal with digital TV broadcasting, including terrestrial, and also for preservation of broadcasting of regional and municipal TV and radio companies. In future centralized distribution of TV programs of local studios through systems of satellite and cable television, and also through IPTV and other technologies is planned.
Now, according to the words of the director of the department, 97 percent of residents of Yamal can watch not less than one program of analog television broadcasting. Inhabitants of 11 small populated areas and also representatives of indigenous ethnic minorities of the Far North conducting traditional way of life stay uncovered with terrestrial analog broadcasting – in total, about 3200 families. Majority of them use systems of satellite reception of television signal – Tricolor and NTV plus.