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October 7, 2009

Information Distribution Policy Department
Information and Communications International Strategy Department

Memorandum Signing for the Implementation of Japanese Format Digital Television in the Republic of Bolivar Venezuela

An announcement was made in the morning on October 6th local time (October 7th Japan time) stating that the Republic of Venezuela had decided to adopt the Japanese format (ISDB-T Format) as the standard for digital television broadcasts in their country. Upon this decision, the special envoy including the Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Mr. Naito who was visiting the country, signed a memorandum with Mr. Chacon, Minister of People's Power for Science, Technology and Medium Industry regarding the implementation of the Japanese format for digital broadcasts.


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