President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday evening inaugurated the “Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting Network Development Project”. The ceremony was held at the PSM studio in Television Maldives Building.
The Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting Network Development Project is supported by a free grant from the Japanese government. The efforts to establish a digital television network was initiated in February 2022. The project set for completion in 2024 would ensure coverage for 90 percent of the population and provide eight high-definition channels for free.
The Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting Network is a platform capable of providing numerous services. The most notable feature of this network is its ability to reach out to the populace in case of a natural disaster.
The Ambassador of Japan to the Maldives, Her Excellency Takeuchi Midori was in attendance at today’s ceremony.