Government allocates funding for DSO

The government has allocated 140 million Australian dollars in the federal budget to fund digital switchover activities during the next three years, reports Rapid TV News.
The money will be used to fund information campaigns and to assist low-income families in the regions of South Australia, Victoria and Queensland with the switchover.
Analogue switch off will start during the second half of 2010 in the region surrounding Mildura, extending to other parts of Victoria, regions of South Australia and Queensland, with the process completed by the end of 2011.
Source: Rapid TV News
Item added: 18th May 2009