on The 26th of September we are opening the period for which the neighborhood communities that they assume a cost as a result of the Second Digital Dividend can claim a financial support . The information to apply for these grants will be available in the web page www.televisiondigital.es.
The Second Digital Dividend is a process, initiated the past month of July in Spain, that some channels of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will change the frequency of broadcast to assign that space to the deployment of future networks of connectivity 5G.
So that citizens can continue to enjoy the full offering of DTT, over the next few months, around 850,000 buildings of collective housing should be performed adaptations in their systems for the reception of the television signal. Such adaptation requires the performance of a telecommunications installer registered in the database of the Secretariat of State for Digital development. is Not be necessary to perform this adaptation in the single-family homes and in the community buildings of smaller size . Also, they will not be affected by the change of frequencies of a national scope and autonomous region, the buildings of Asturias, Barcelona, A Coruña, spain, Menorca, Melilla and part of the provinces of Toledo and Murcia.
Close to 850,000 buildings of collective dwellings must make adaptations in their systems of reception of the signal televisisa
To minimize the impact of this process on the citizenship, the Council of Ministers approved by Royal Decree on the 21st of June, the grant direct subsidies worth up to 145 million euros , which will be managed by the public enterprise Network.is.
The call for aid will be published on 25 September and the deadline for receipt of applications will be opened the next day. is The amounts of this grant vary between was 104.3 € and 677,95 € per building , depending on the infrastructure of reception of TDT signal previously installed.
Regardless of the type of equipment signal reception of the buildings, all the citizens must subsequently retuning their televisions. This process, identical to that produced during the First Digital Dividend in 2014 and 2015, is not involve the appearance or disappearance of television channels -simply move frequencies-. In the same way, it should be influence that this process will not lead to the obsolescence of tvs or set-top boxes for DTT.Calendar
The release of the Second Digital Dividend is occurring, echelon form in the greater part of the national territory. The first areas to start the on of new frequencies TDT, last July, were Mallorca, Ibiza, Formentera, 94 municipalities in the northern part of the province of Cáceres and 24 municipalities in the southern part of the province of Huelva.
throughout the month of September is expected to join the provinces of Almeria, Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, Cordoba, the largest part of the municipalities of Albacete, Álava, Huesca, Lugo, Malaga, Segovia, Soria, Teruel, Valladolid, Zaragoza, Granada and Huelva, as well as some locations of 14 other Spanish provinces. You will be reporting progressively to the citizenship of these and of the following areas in which change frequency of the DVB-t channels.The release of the Second Digital Dividend, is being done in a phased manner in most of Spain
The release of the Second Digital Dividend will be completed before June 30, 2020 , thus fulfilling the timetable set by the European Union and with the roadmap published by the Ministry of Economy and Business in 2018. Therefore, all the reantenizaciones and the retuning of tvs should have been made prior to that date.
Thanks to this process, beginning with the June 30, 2020 the 700 MHz band will be fully available in Spain for the provision of services associated with the mobile phone of the fifth generation within the National Plan 5G . It keeps well the bet to place Spain among the leading countries in the development of this technology. Connectivity, 5G will boost the competitiveness of the business fabric, will facilitate the emergence of business models to disruptive and will bring to the citizens of new innovative technological solutions.Updated Date: 23 September 2019, 08:01