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Regional Seminar on Transition to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting and Digital Dividend for Europe, Budapest, Hungary, 29-31 January 2014



I​nternational Telecommunication Union (ITU), in collaboration with the National Media and Infocommunications Authority of Hungary (NMHH), is organizing the Regional Seminar for Europe on “Transition to Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting and Digital Dividend” to be held from 29 to 31 January 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.
This Seminar is the final event of the European Regional Initiative on Digital Broadcasting for Europe that seeks to provide a basis for the exchange of best practices encountered on the path of digital migration, and works towards the way to maximize the economic and social benefits of the digital dividend. It will also consider how to develop further a unified approach in order to enhance the advantages that it will bring to the region of Central-Eastern Europe. The Seminar will discuss, in particular:
  • Transition to digital terrestrial television;
  • Licensing policies and criteria;
  • Utilization of the Digital dividend;
  • Decision about introduction of the HDTV;
  • Emerging Challenges in the Digital TV Market;  


Please note that the meeting will be paperless. Participants are invited to download and print the documents needed for the event. The Seminar will be conducted in English only.​ 
The participants are requested to complete the registration form, and send it to Ms Krisztina Szerémi, NMHH by 17 January 2014 at the latest. Pre-registered delegates will need to bring their letter of confirmation and photo ID.

Practical Information

Although there is no participation fee for this meeting please note that all expenses concerning travel, accommodation and insurance of experts, should be covered by your Administration / Organization / Company. 

Participants requiring an entry visa to Hungary should contact their nearest Hungarian Embassy or Consulate well in advance. Information on visa requirements can be found in the practical information for participants.

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​Should you have any questions or need clarifications concerning the venue, accommodation, entry visa etc., please do not hesitate to contact: 
Ms. Krisztina Szerémi, NMHH (phone: 36 1 468 0595, fax: 36 1 457 7163, 

For any other questions concerning this seminar please contact:
Mr. Jaroslaw Ponder, Coordinator for Europe Region (tel.+41 22 730 60 65, e-mail: or 
Mr. Istvan Bozsoki, Head of SBD Division (tel. +41 22 730 63 47, e-mail:​


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