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Peru adopts ISDB-T

On Thursday, 23 April 2009, Mr. Enrique Cornejo, Minster of Transport and Communication in Peru announced that Peru has decided to adopt ISDB-T as the digital terrestrial television standards for Peru.

This decision was taken on the basis of the recommendations by the Multi-sectional Commission to assess the most appropriate standard for the country.  The several standards, ATSC in the United States, DVB in Europe, DTMB in China and ISDB-T in Japan and Brazil, were analyzed by the Commission.

"It is a decision of great significance and represents a step to modernity in the country," noted the minister in the Government Palace.

Mr. Cornejo said that after two years of a serious and thorough analysis, the commission submitted its final report which recommended the adoption of the standard Japanese-Brazilian.

The multi-sectional commission was constituted on 21 February 2007 and consisted of a representative from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), Ministry of the Production, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Advisory Council of Radio and Television etc.


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