Venezuela adopts ISDB digital TV standard

(Venezuela selecciona estándar japonés para Televisión Digital Terrestre)

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 

The Venezuelan government has announced that it has adopted the Japanese-Brazilian ISDB-T system of digital terrestrial TV.

In addition, the Science Minister, Jesse Chacón, said that the government will announce on January 1, 2010 its plan for the transition from analogue to digital in Venezuela, which will take approximately 10 years.