Vietnam to spend $231 mln on developing digital television

19:27, June 09, 2010      

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Vietnam is expected to spend 4.39 trillion Vietnamese dong (231.21 million U.S. dollars) on developing the country's digital television from now to 2020, the government website reported on Wednesday.

The investment is envisaged in a draft plan on television digitalization drawn by the Ministry of Information and Telecommunications, said the report.

Specifically, the money will be used to build digital television networks across the country, support citizens in purchases of digital television receivers, and conduct programs to raise people's awareness of television digitalization.

Under the plan, Vietnam sets a target that every Vietnamese household will have access to digital television by 2020, according to the report.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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