Ukrtelecom reports on the growing popularity of “Interactive TV” after the shutdown of analogue

After the analogue television switch-off the number of connections to the service of “Ukrtelecom” “Interactive TV” in September in Ukraine as a whole increased by 35% in comparison with the average indicators of the last four months. About it reported in a press-service of the Telecom operator.

In the “Ukrtelecom” noted that the largest growth of new subscribers of interactive TV “Ukrtelecom” is recorded in the Nikolaev (56.2 per cent), Kherson (50%), Kyiv (48,4%) and Zhytomyr (47.6 per cent) regions.

We will remind, at the end of 2017 the number of users of “Interactive TV” was 94 thousand.

As previously reported, September 1, 2018 on the territory of Ukraine started the shutdown of analog TV — pilot regions in which completely disabled “analog”, steel, Kiev and Kirovograd region. Fully analog television in Ukraine will shut off only by spring 2019.

Note that disabling the analog signal applies only to those who watch terrestrial TV using a regular antenna. According to various estimates, the number of such households in Ukraine can vary from 2 to 5 million .Riem of the digital signal , the subscriber will need to purchase a digital set-top box or a TV with support for DVB-T2. As have informed in Antimonopoly service of Ukraine, in connection with appeals and complaints of citizens initiated the investigation of the overpricing in tuners DVB-T2.

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