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GatesAir Supplying Transmitters for DTV in Vietnam

Country pushing for transmitter network expansions
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CINCINNATI—Vietnam is making some moves to boost its transmitter network for digital television, as the country’s national broadcaster Vietnam Television (VTV) has purchased two orders for GatesAir transmitters.

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The first order was for four GatesAir Maxiva UHF solid-state transmitters, three ULXT liquid-cooled models and one UAXT air-cooled model. The second order consisted of two Maxiva ULXT liquid-cooled transmitters specifically for VTV5, a channel that serves ethnic minority communities.

These recent acquisition are part of the country’s goal to complete its national DVB-T2 rollout by 2020.

In addition, Voice of Vietnam, the national radio broadcaster, also acquired some GatesAir technology, with the acquisition of five Flexiva air-cooled solid-state transmitters.