The power of the digital TV broadcasting on the territory of Crimea to Chongar the TV tower increased more than threefold. This was reported by a member of the National Council of Ukraine on television and radio Sergey Kostinsky in Facebook.
“Telecommunication operator in Chongar Kherson region company Network of Ukraine – planning and translated digital television broadcasts of five Ukrainian TV channels from DVB-T to DVB-T2 and, accordingly, increased the power of broadcasting on the territory of Crimea more than three times – from 0.3 kW to 1 kW”, – stated in the message.
According to the Local, until the signal of five Ukrainian TV channels distributed on the territory of Dzhankoy and Krasnoperekopsk districts and beyond. Now more than 200 thousand Crimean residents have access to Ukrainian TV channels in T2: black sea TV, UA:Crimea, ICTV, channel 5, channel Direct.
“The next stage of development of television broadcasting on the territory of Crimea – the announcement of the National Council of Ukraine on television and radio broadcasting of a new competition on five new seats in the new local multiplex, which will also be created for RTPs Chongar”, – said Kostinsky.
Built near the checkpoint of Chongar 150-foot telecommunications tower on 17 March 2017, beginning to transmit a signal to the southern districts of Kherson region and the temporarily occupied by Russia Crimea.
Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions. For the implementation by Moscow of the so-called elections with the participation of the Crimea in 2016-m to year the Parliament of Ukraine recognized the Russian state Duma is illegitimate.