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ISDB-T Broadcasting Officially Started in Costa Rica

On May 1, 2014 Sistema Nacional de Radio y Televisión, the national broadcasting organization of Costa Rica, officially started its digital terrestrial television (DTT) broadcasting services, using the ISDB-T standard.

signing ceremony

Prior to this start of DTT, on April 29, there was a ceremony held at the Office of Presidency, signing on the "ACUERDO EJECUTIVO N° 023-2014-TEL-MICITT" which designates the digital broadcasting channel to the national broadcaster.

At this signing ceremony, Mr. Tomofumi Yoshimi, JICA Expert in Costa Rica from Japan, was awarded a gift directly by Her Excellency Laura Chinchilla, President of Costa Rica, for his dedication to the implementation of DTT in Costa Rica for the past few years.