Teleradio Production Association (PA) continues taking measures to ensure the full transition to digital broadcasting in the country.
According to Mikail Abbasov, technical director of Teleradio PA, a low-power DVB-T transmitter will be installed at the 41 TVC (TV channel) of Shamkir RTS in the near future through which it will be possible to provide upper part of the town and surrounding villages with digital broadcasting.
According to the request of Kepez Independent Television and Radio Company LLC, work is carried out to install a 1000 W capacity transmitter at Poylu RTBS that broadcasts Kepez FM channel and the radio channel will soon start broadcasting.
Mikail Abbasov said the CBC Sport program has been included in the social package broadcast on 37 TVC, and is available in HD format in Baku and Absheron peninsula. Besides that, terrestrial digital broadcasting of Idman Azerbaijan TV channel began broadcasting in high-quality HD format. At present, to ensure a better quality of programs included in social package, their broadcasting is carried out in two packages (37 and 48 TVC) in Baku and Absheron peninsula.
In accordance with the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on establishment of specialized radio in the field of public services and in accordance with the request of the State Agency for Services and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the implementation of broadcasting Asan FM nationwide radio program, Teleradio PA has made appeals to manufacturing companies for purchase of 5 kW FM transmitter and antenna-feeder system and work on broadcast the channel is currently under way.