DVB welcomes Panama’s adoption of DVB-T

Peter Siebert, Executive Director of the DVB Project, commented: “DVB welcomes this momentous decision by Panama and is looking forward to working with the country’s stakeholders and industry as they make the move to digital TV. By choosing DVB-T, Panama joins a growing worldwide DVB community that includes fellow Latin American countries Uruguay and Colombia, benefiting from economies of scale and bringing the advantages of digital television to all. DVB offers the widest portfolio of standards to suit each country’s needs.”
Phil Laven, Chairman of DVB Project, stressed that “As Panama chooses DVB-T, other Latin American countries are considering their digital television futures. DVB continues to grow from strength to strength around the world, with more than 240 million DVB receivers currently in use. DVB provides an ideal toolbox for broadcasters and network operators as they embrace convergence and enter the digital age.”
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Item added: 25th May 2009