ORTT allocates digital funds

The Hungarian Radio and Television Board (ORTT) has allocated HUF47.7 million (€174,241) for this year to help regional and local public and non-profit stations in the transition to digital broadcasting reports Broadband TV News.
According to Realdeal, the money will used to acquire technical equipment. The regulator has also earmarked a further HUF89.9 million for the production of local and regional public TV programmes. A total of 24 broadcasters will benefit from the funding for technical equipment and 28 from the programming funds.
The decision follows separate tenders opened in January and March this year.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 17th May 2010