Sancti Spiritus, Mar 31st – Installation in this city of two new modern hybrid transmitters from Germany us part of the investment increase by Cuba to extend gradually digital television in the country.
Official in charge of the station RadioCuba in this central province, Jorge Felix Madrigal, told the media that the cost of the new technology was around 700,000 pesos and represented important progress to develop digital and high definition (HD) television in the island nation.
With these equipment, the radio-and-television-signal transmission center in San Isidro, located in this central province, has become the modernest and most powerful in Cuba, the expert specified.
Madrigal also explained that the equipment have great capacity for analogue and digital transmitters equally, bringing about improvement of the HD signal reception for more than 300,000 people from five municipalities in the province.
Currently, there are around seven HD transmitters in Cuba, but this one provides wider coverage.
Execution of the digital-television project in Cuba began between 2013 and 2014 and according to figures by the Communication Ministry, around seven million inhabitants received these services in 2015.(Prensa Latina)