ASO date confirmed

Hungary is still committed to its Analogue Switch Off date of the 31st December 2011 reports Broadband TV News.
The news was given by Dr Évá Menyhárt Vasváriné, deputy under secretary, ministry of national development, and Gabor Matrai, the VP of the new National Media and Telecoms Authority (NMHH), in the opening session of the annual HCA/HCTA cable conference in Tihany, Hungary.
During the session it was also announced that the ASO will take place on a stage by stage basis defined by a government strategy and that the government does not envisage Antenna Hungária having to face any competition in the DTT sector in the future.
More needy members of society will still receive subsidies for digital equipment but will have to apply for it.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 4th October 2010