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Peru: The Switch to Digital Television

Peru is making the switch to digital television, but the government chose the Japanese-Brazilian standard making it more expensive for the consumer. Eduardo Villanueva of Casi Un Blog Mk.II [es] wonder why the government made that decision when it indicated that cost will be a fact when deciding on the standard.

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  • Hello,

    I’m from Manila Philippines. I am interested in the manner that your government made the decision in favor of ISDB-T Brazilian model.

    I am part of a technical working group here that recommended DVB-T as the standard for Philippines until the ISDB-T proponent came and made aggressive lobbying in various government offices. The ISDB-T proponent are claiming they can lower the cost of set-up boxes, etc.

    I would like to exchange or compare notes with you.You could send me an e-mail.

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