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A farewell to DigiTAG

I had the chance to attend a workshop organized by DigiTAG. It was an NGO, to promote digital terrestrial television. Recently I heard that DigiTAG will continue its mission under DVB-PCM.  I have to say that for professionals like me, DVB is not close enough to get information. It is not possible to attend their conference, DVB World, as it is too expensive to finance on you own. But the events organized by DigiTAG was not that expensive.  I hope that, DVB, reorganize itself with this DigiTAG to help all, in this sector. 

After the workshop of DigiTAG

It was a successful workshop in the sense that there were more than 160 delegates all over the Europe. Half of the delegates were from Turkey, which is understandable. As far as I remember, this was the first event of DigiTAG in Turkey. When we look at the members of DigiTAG, we see no one from Turkey. I hope that the event will be a beginning of understanding the importance of being a member of DigiTAG also.  I will write a more detailed coverage of the event. But as a first impressions, I believe these were the results of the event, regarding the DTT journey of Turkey: All parties in the DTT process, namely broadcasters, supreme council, equipment manufacturers are unhappy with the current uncertainty of the process. If we remember the last developments, supreme council has finished the tender process. There was a claim to court and court decided to suspend the licences tender for the national broadcasters. This suspend affect whole DTT process, because the single firm which