Time for Action on Digital Switchover

Transparency International, Georgia, is calling on the government to take action quickly on the long-delayed digital switchover.  The complicated and expensive procedure must be finished by June, 2015 but there has been little concrete action to establish a policy or process and find answers to the many technical, economic and social issues created by the nationwide switch from analog broadcast signals to a digital infrastructure.  Last week, TI Senior Analyst Mathias Huter summoned journalists and NGO’s and called on the government to get the process moving and he had specific recommendations on how it should work:

The switch to digital transmission will allow Georgians to receive more and higher quality broadcast signals.  A digital system also makes it possible to provide additional services such as subtitles, programming in more languages, and it will make more frequencies available to carry high-speed telephone and internet services.  But TI and other experts caution that creation of a digital infrastructure must be an open and transparent process that will guarantee access by independent broadcasters and benefit all members of society.

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