Honduras to Use ISDB-T Digital TV

The National Telecommunications Commission has made a change to a previous resolution which provided for the adoption of the ATSC standard.

Monday, September 9, 2013

It is projected that by 2018 Honduran TV will be digital which gives a period of five years for operators to use and migrate to the ISDB-T standard.

The ISDB-T standard (Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting-Terrestrial) is recognized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), overruled "resolution NR001/07 of January 9, 2007, when the standard Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) was adopted", reported Elheraldo.hn article.

According to Conatel, Costa Rica and Guatemala have already adopted the ISDB-T system while El Salvador, Nicaragua and Belize are considering the move.

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