Digital TV Legislation

The Federal Government has legislated for the introduction of DTTB in Australia. Digital Transmissions will commence on 1 January 2001 in metropolitan areas and regional broadcasters have until 1 January 2004 to commence digital transmissions. The Federal Government has provided the FTA broadcasters additional spectrum to simulcast programs in digital and analog modes for at least 8 years from the commencement of digital transmissions.

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TELEVISION BROADCASTING SERVICES (DIGITAL CONVERSION) ACT 1998 No. 99, 1998
[Assented to 27 July 1998]
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DATACASTING CHARGE (IMPOSITION) ACT 1998 No. 98, 1998
[Assented to 27 July 1998]
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TELEVISION BROADCASTING SERVICES (DIGITAL CONVERSION) BILL 1998
DATACASTING CHARGE (IMPOSITION) BILL 1998

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM
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Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) - www.dvb.org
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The UK Digital Television Group (DTG) - www.dtg.org.uk
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Digital Terrestrial Television Action Group (DIGITAG) - www.digitag.org

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