Conroy confirms ASO as 2013

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has confirmed Australia’s plans to complete its switch to digital TV by the end of 2013.
He said that at present 40% of Australians access digital television services.
To increase and promote the consumer switch to digital television the government has created a new task force, made up of television networks, broadcasters, content makers and manufacturers.
In addition the government has re-packaged and confirmed the allocation of $38 million (Australian) to assist with the digital switchover.
Item added: 15th April 2008