June 29, 2017

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MOI meets for broadcasting media development

Officials of Ministry of Information and experts discuss the development of broadcasting media. Photo: MNA
Officials of Ministry of Information and experts discuss the development of broadcasting media. Photo: MNA

THE Ministry of Information held a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday to discuss the development of broadcasting media.
Director General U Myint Htwe said the discussion focused on amending the broadcasting law to comply with current trends.
A team of legal experts has been formed to amend the law, he said, adding that the amendment requires parliamentary approval.
Chief Engineer of Myanmar Radio and Television U Hlaing Moe spoke of broadcasting channels using the DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcasting- Second Generation Terrestrial) broadcasting standard. He hinted at the plans to increase the number of broadcasting channels from 14 to 16.
Under the new broadcasting plan, 11 of the 14 existing channels will remain while the new five channels will be undertaken by interested broadcasters.
An official of Tun Group Asia Ltd, which will act as consultant to MRTV’s multichannel playout system, explained the “expression of interest” (EOI) processes and tender procedures for broadcasters.
The meeting was followed by a press briefing.—Myanmar News Agency

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