The National Authority of the Public Services (Asep) He reported that today, wednesdayat 8 at nightrestart the blackout drills of theopen signal (phase I).
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The analog blackout drills they will serve What preparation and measurement for the implementation of the open sign of TV in the provinces of Colon, Panama and West Panama.
The simulacrumwhich will start at 8:00 pmwill have the support of the local television stations in Panama and seeks to prepare the users about the arrival of digital sign technology that transform the imagethe Audio and the data in digital information.
The blackout consists of the cease or shutdown of the analog television signal of the local channels either nationals.
The viewers can obtain, through installation of an antenna what is due connect at the entrance of a TV that you have installed the sintegrated DVB-T digital tuner. In case of not having the format, the antenna to a decoder box.
The ASEP has reported that the purpose of this initiative is to ensure that people who receive open and free television, who have not yet migrated to the digital signal or have not confirmed that they comply with the DVB-T format, can adapt their devices television to a converter and be prepared for the date of the final blackout.
According to the established plan, the implementation of the digital signal on local television screens covers three phases at the national level.
The The first includes the provinces of Colón, Panamá and Panamá Oeste.
The second stage includes the provinces of Cocle, Herrera, Los Santos and Veraguas.
The third phase encompasses the provinces of Bocas del Toro and Chiriqui.
The fourth and last phase includes the province of Darien.
At the national level, economic agents that sell television sets for use in Panama must comply in their businesses with television sets of up to 43 inches that are for sale with the DVB-T tuner to facilitate the deployment and implementation of the digital signal.
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