Digital television to cover 85 percent of Azerbaijani population by 2012
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 24 /Trend, H.Valiyev/
Until January 2012, digital TV will cover 85 percent of the population of Azerbaijan, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan, Elmir Velizadeh, said in an interview posted on the official website of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party.
He said the population will have an access to the public television package, consisting of 10 television channels and in the future - will be offered a commercial package of 50-60 channels.
Currently, digital television covers Baku, Ganja, Shirvan, Lerik, Lankaran and nearby areas. Analog transmissions will be suspended after full coverage of the Republic with digital signal TV.