Digital terrestrial television in the Philippines

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In the Philippines, digital terrestrial television (DTT) services are in development by the major broadcasting companies of the Philippines.wikipedia
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TV5 Network

TV5Associated Broadcasting CompanyTV5 Network, Inc.
In response to the process of shifting to Digital Terrestrial Television, TV5 invested P500-700 million in the next four years as preparation for its shift to digital TV.

DWDB-TV

Citynet TelevisionCitynet Network Marketing and Productions Inc.Citynet 27
This practice was discontinued in 2007, as DWDB's signal was vacated for use in trials of digital television.

Digital terrestrial television

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The draft IRR also states that a duly broadcast provider with a congressional franchise will deliver analog television service and must carry its present analog television programs through its digital terrestrial television service.

NTSC

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The Philippines uses the American NTSC standard for analog television since color television arrived in November 1966.

Analog television

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The Philippines uses the American NTSC standard for analog television since color television arrived in November 1966.

Color television

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The Philippines uses the American NTSC standard for analog television since color television arrived in November 1966.

Philippine Standard Time

PSTPHTPhilippines Standard Time
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) announced in June 2010 that the Philippines would use the Japanese ISDB-T standard for DTT, and issued a circular stating that the country's broadcasters must discontinue their analog services by the transition deadline of 11:59 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time, UTC+8) on December 31, 2015.

UTC+08:00

UTC+8UTC+08GMT+8
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) announced in June 2010 that the Philippines would use the Japanese ISDB-T standard for DTT, and issued a circular stating that the country's broadcasters must discontinue their analog services by the transition deadline of 11:59 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time, UTC+8) on December 31, 2015.

Ultra high frequency

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The commission will be using the ultra-high frequency television channels from 14 to 51 (470-698 MHz) for the establishment of a DTT service and liberating channels 14 to 20 (470-512 MHz) which is being used for fixed and mobile services.

Hertz

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The commission will be using the ultra-high frequency television channels from 14 to 51 (470-698 MHz) for the establishment of a DTT service and liberating channels 14 to 20 (470-512 MHz) which is being used for fixed and mobile services.

DVB-T

Digitalterrestrialdigital broadcasting
However, before the announcement, several broadcasters performed trial broadcasts using the European DVB-T standard.

Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas

KBPKBP Golden Dove AwardsAssociation of Broadcasters of the Philippines
Subsequently organizing two technical working groups for the purpose of directing the governing body in the selection of appropriate DTT standard and upon the commendation of investors in the broadcast business, comprising the local broadcasters group, the Association of Broadcasters of the Philippines, and the NTC, issued Memorandum Circular 02-06-2010 on June 11, 2010, implementing the standard for digital terrestrial television.

Digital television transition

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Since the early 2000s, studies have been carried out on the country's digital television transition.

Philippine peso

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In the draft version of the NTC's proposed regulations for DTV, broadcast companies who intend to provide digital terrestrial television service must have a congressional broadcast franchise before operating such services and have at least 15 television stations throughout the Philippines; have a minimum paid-up capital of ₱1 billion and accessible locally in 10 regions while broadcasting companies with less than the required television stations and availability locally, the minimum paid-up capital will be ₱1.2 billion, whereas new applicants with no present broadcast station, the paid-up capital will be ₱1.5 billion.

High-definition television

HDTVhigh definitionHD
The broadcast providers adopt either high-definition television format or its standard definition multiprogramming.

Digital broadcasting

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For digital broadcast provider aiming to offer pay-per-view or restricted access will be required to seek additional permission from the commission.

Pay-per-view

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For digital broadcast provider aiming to offer pay-per-view or restricted access will be required to seek additional permission from the commission.

ABS-CBN

ABS-CBN CorporationABS-CBN Broadcasting CorporationABS CBN

ISDB

ISDB-TIntegrated Services Digital BroadcastingISDB-S
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) announced in June 2010 that the Philippines would use the Japanese ISDB-T standard for DTT, and issued a circular stating that the country's broadcasters must discontinue their analog services by the transition deadline of 11:59 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time, UTC+8) on December 31, 2015.

Bulacan

Province of BulacanBulacan ProvinceBulacán

Rizal

Rizal ProvinceProvince of RizalMorong

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