Many devices owned by Italians are not compatible with the new digital landscape. But not for long.
Everything is ready for the transition to the new digital landscape. Not really. In fact, not everyone is ready and betting for DVBD-2 is not going well. Not much is missing yet: by next year, June 20, 2022, the goal is to make the desired change, improve the quality of television performance, and guarantee greater access to the TV offer. The problem arose when it was admitted The new system is not compatible with many Italian TVs. Or rather, are found in the homes of Italians. Got the bonus to buy TV for this reason, it will be useful if you do not have device compatible with DVBD-2.
This time, it was not enough. According to opinion polls, in fact those who need to upgrade their device seem to be left behind. In fact, according to Advanced Television, “about 49.6%, or 11.8 million, of DDT households have access to DVB-T2 broadcasts.” The total that the TV receives on this platformIn fact, it is 23.7 million. The remaining 2.3 million households switch to other platforms (1.57 million, some of which have TVs without a terrestrial reception antenna). Finally, about 700,000 families do not have television.
Digital landscape, some time to get to the point: the situation of the Italians
Basically, more than half of the model tested in the remaining twelve months will have to switch to the new digital landscape. Of course since having a new device is not a question, there is no walking in the park But an literal process From a technical point of view. In some cases, in fact, buying a new TV requires the use of systems that are not required with older TVs, especially with regard to smart functions. In this sense, Italy seems to lag behind other European countries.
In any case, whether ready or not, the transition to the new digital landscape must be made within the next year. Always, of course, according to the parentheses as planned by the Switch Off program. For some Italian regions this will see a closer deadline. It will start with the first window from September 1 to December 31, 2021 for Parts 2 and 3, This includes the northern regions: Valle de Asta, Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna and the provinces of Trento and Bolzano. From January 1 to March 31, 2022 it will cover Part 1: Liguria, Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, Campania and Sardinia. It will be closed in installments April 1 to June 20, 2022: Sicily, Calabria, Puglia, Basilicata, Abruzzo, Molise and Marche. By then everything should be ready: devices and users.