Regulator plans to decide on Digital TV standard

Uruguayan telecoms regulator URSEC plans to decide this year which digital standard to use in the country according to reports on the website atributed to local newspaper La Republica.
URSEC is organising a technical seminar to start a discussion on the subject planned to take place on International Telecommunications Day, May 17th.
URSEC has created a technical group, including engineers economists and lawyers who will look at all aspects of digital television and determine the best ways to implement it in Uruguay.
The report goes on to say that Uruguay is likely to adopt the same standard as Brazil a decision which is still to be made.
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