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Indonesia to adopt DVB-T2 standard

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Indonesia proposed the adoption of the next generation DVB-T2 standard for free-to-air broadcasts when Jakarta switches to digital broadcasts, BroadbandTvNews reports.

The original plan was for introducing a DVB-T network but after consultation with industry players the Ministry decided to switch to the more advanced version.

In a statement the Ministry explains that the use of DVB-T2 would open up the market to additional broadcasters.