Gov’t starts analog TV phase out

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Analog TV. (Source: Liputan6)

Jakarta, IO – The government will complete the nationwide analog switch off on November 2. Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, special staff to Communications and Information Minister, revealed that the migration from analog to digital TV will be carried out in three stages.

In the first phase, it will stop analog TV as mandated by the Job Creation Law on April 30 followed by the second phase on August 25, and the final phase on November 2.

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In the first stage, 166 regencies/municipalities (56 broadcast service areas) will be affected. People living in these regions will no longer be able to watch broadcasts using analog TV sets.

“The steps are stipulated in Ministerial Regulation 11/2021 on amendment to Communications and Information Minister Regulation 6/2021 on broadcasting,” Rosarita told CNBC Indonesia, Saturday (7/5).