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TeamCast Supports Vietnam Transition to DVB-T2

Country currently in the process of analog switch-off
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RENNES, FRANCE—Television in Vietnam is going digital, with the country currently in a five-year process of switching-off its analog services. Specifically, networks are progressively converting from DVB-T systems and MPEG-2 encoding to DVB-T2 and MPEG-4. To help support this transition, Vietnam Television Corporation (VTC) is working with digital modulation technology provider TeamCast.

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VTC, one of three nationwide broadcasters in Vietnam, has upgraded high power sites in six cities using the TeamCast DVB-T/T2 Twister exciters. The exciters were able to upgrade VTC’s six existing 10 kW IOT-based transmitters. These upgrades occurred in 2016, with medium and low power sites expected to be upgraded in 2017.

Analog switch-off in Vietnam is scheduled to be completed by 2020.