Brazil has already distributed 9 million DTT kits

Seja Digital, the entity in charge of the DTT migration process, has already delivered, free of charge, 9 million kits in the country. The equipment includes the antenna, set-top box and remote control and is available for beneficiaries of social plans of the Brazilian government.
Antonio Carlos Martelletto, president of Seja Digital, said that currently 85 million people are watching Digital TV, which offers more image and sound quality. The distribution of the kits allows low-income families to have access to this technology for free.”
It is expected that by the end of the year another 1300 municipalities will switch-off analogue TV. Recently, the president of Anatel, Juarez Quadros, confirmed that the analog switch-off in Teresina, capital of the state of Piauí, will be carried out on May 30. In that region, nearly 115,000 free kits were delivered. In Brazil, the digitization process began in 2015.