ITU : Transition from Analogue to DTTB


he  ITU ASP COE Training (27 Feb - 1 Mar 2012), aims to build knowledge on status of DTTB migration in the Asia-Pacific region, country experiences on building national roadmaps for transition to DTTB, migration experiences for various digital terrestrial television standards and international practices on Digital Dividend while imparting skills on development of national roadmaps for transition to DTTB and planning Analogue Switch Off (ASO). The course will provide participants with necessary theoretical background, practical experiences, concrete exercises and hands-on practice so that they develop an in-depth understanding of the key strategic issues involved in this area. The provisional agenda is placed at Annex 1a.

The Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop (2 March 2012) aims to discuss the recently developed guidelines for carrying out on smooth transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in the Asia-Pacific region, share experiences of countries on developing national roadmaps and brainstorm on the way forward in its implementation . The provisional agenda of the workshop is placed at Annex 1b.

The ITU ASP COE Training and the Regional Workshop is addressed to Policy Makers, Regulators, Broadcast Engineers, Corporate Executives and Managers, Administrators and Officials dealing with migration from analogue to digital broadcasting.

Participants are invited to download and print the documents needed for the event. For further information, please feel free to contact Mr. Ashish Narayan ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) for ITU ASP COE training workshop and Ms. Sireerat Bunnag ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) for Regional Workshop.

To register for this training workshop, participants are kindly requested to complete the attached registration (Annex 2) and send it to the e-mail addresses indicated in the form, by 15 February 2012 at the latest. Hotel reservations can be made using the attached form (Annex 3b) directly with the hotel with information to the host Ms. Umaporn Chansivanont ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

For ease of reference, useful information for participants is attached in Annex 4. Please be informed that no training fee is being applied for this workshop. The ITU is pleased to provide the Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) to Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for the events under the framework of ITU KCC project and in accordance with the ITU rules applicable. Applicants requesting for fellowship are required to submit the fellowship request form (Annex 3a) duly signed by their Administration together with the registration form no later than 31 January 2012. However, we reserve the priority to those who have already submitted the fellowship form since November 2011 and will require only an email to reinstate their applications before due date.

Those participants requiring an entry visa to Thailand are requested to contact their local Embassy of Thailand for information well in advance.

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