5G: DTT migration postponed to 12 August

in News · 24-07-2020 01:00:00 · 4 Comments

The process of freeing the 700 MHz band from digital terrestrial television (DTT), essential for the start of 5G, was postponed from 3 to 12 August due to Covid-19, announced Anacom.

Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (Anacom) states that on 10 July Meo (Altice Portugal) informed the regulator of the need to change the timetable for the DTT migration process “due to the unavailability of one of its suppliers to provide services on the ground resonance of the emitters, due to the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic in Portugal”.

In this sense, “the migration process of the DTT network, which has been suspended due to the pandemic crisis, will only be resumed on 12 August and not on 3 August, as Meo had previously proposed”, Anacom said.

“The completion of the work is now scheduled for 18 December, 2020, one week after the date set in the previously approved schedule”, the regulator adds.

The digital terrestrial television network is composed of 243 broadcasters, of which 180 have yet to migrate.

“When the process was suspended, on 13 March, 63 issuers had already been changed”, he added.

“On 12 August, when the Alter do Chão transmitter is changed, the people who receive the television signal through this transmitter will have a black television screen, at that moment it will only be necessary to tune the television or the DTT decoder and everyone will continue to watch television for free, as has been the case so far”, informs Anacom.


There's a lot of sick people in health food stores...

By William from Other on 26-07-2020 09:58

I wish people would stop pushing these 5G health fake stories, the same thing has been done every time a new cellphone standard is started. Those health stories have never been proven to be true.

By Leo from Other on 24-07-2020 04:38

We need to be much more cautious of our approach in accepting what is explained to us about 5G. We need to understand that there are severe health repercussions on the human body with 5G nano frequencies. I welcome everyone to look into what are the possible end results of 5G from neurological effects to cancer causing aspects. Humanity needs to be vigilant and weary about what the authorities tell us about 5G.

By Leon Davies from Algarve on 24-07-2020 03:34

I wish people would do research into 5 G. Many scientists have come out and stated that it is a danger to ones heath and immune system. People need to start thinking and standing up to the government tyranny that is encroaching.

By adam from Lisbon on 24-07-2020 07:37
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