The national programm for the Digital Radio and Television transition in Mongolia
This National Program included the set of activities and implementing actions to determine policy and coordination actions to follow on systematic transition of analogue radio & TV broadcasting system to digital technology, and to create the possibility to prepare, transmit and receive digital radio & TV broadcasting service.
The World Radio Conference of International Telecommunication Union taken place in 2006 issued a decision to transit radio & TV broadcasting network and service of countries of the world into digital technology (GE-06). Currently, there are more than 40 countries which completely terminated the analogue radio & TV broadcasting and transited to the digital radio & TV broadcasting completely. All the countries of Europe formally announced to terminate analogue broadcasting system completely by 2015. From Asia-Pacific region, the countries including Australia, Japan, South Korea, PRC Hong Kong and Taiwan, Malaysia, New Zealand and Philippines also formally announced to stop implementing the analogue broadcasting system by 2013.
This Program was developed according to the decisions and recommendations of international organizations, experiences of foreign countries, development trends of radio &TV broadcasting services and network technologies as well as to implement the 2008-2012 Action Plan of the Government of Mongolia, the Provision 2.4.26 of which stated that “Transit the radio & TV broadcasting to digital technology and create a possibility to receive TV multi-channels through the country”.
Under the objectives of the Program, the following actions will be taken:
- To provide a preparation regards with the transmission of digital radio & TV service:
- To describe technical terms and requirements for a transmission station of digital radio & TV broadcasting;
- To describe policy and concept to follow on analogue broadcasting system during transition;
- To prepare network model of the infrastructure to province centers and major soum and resettled areas as well as the digital technology transmission;
- To develop a general schedule to establish digital radio & TV broadcasting transmission network; and
- To establish infrastructure and transmission network in province centers, major soums and resettled areas according to the digital radio network model and the schedule.
- To provide a preparation regards with introducing digital radio & TV service, to establish digital studios:
- To make a research on advanced equipment and technology regards with upgrading (innovating) the studio equipment as adjacent to the selected standard;
- To develop a general schedule to renew studio equipment (facilities) and create a possibility to transmit through digital system; and
- To approve technical terms and requirements for equipment (facilities) and establish a conformation system.
- To provide the preparation for receiving digital radio & TV service, to do necessary researches and implement;
- To determine stages to transmit the terrestrial network TV broadcasting to digital technology and make a general plan to transmit to digital radio and TV system;
- To organize the actions to develop and implement a project to test the terrestrial network digital radio & TV broadcasting;
- To manage and implement the operation to simultaneously transmit radio & TV broadcasting in both analogue and digital mode and transit to the digital technology as partly and systematically in terms of geographic region, according to the general plan; and
Click here to find the “National Program for transition of Radio and TV broadcasting into digital technology”, which is approved by the Resolution No. 275 of the Government of Mongolia in 2010.
What’s required for transition?
RESEARH REPORT OF THE WORKING GROUP TO TRANSIT TV BROADCASTING INTO DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
Communications Regulatory Commission has conducted the researches for following fields in 2011, 2012 and 2013 under implementation of the “National Program for transition of Radio and TV broadcasting into digital technology”, which is approved by the Resolution No. 275 of the Government of Mongolia in 2010, and made the following resolutions, based on the research results: