Specialists of the branch “Rosseti Centre Kostromaenergo” completed work on providing power supply for digital television broadcasting facilities in Chukhlomsky district of the Kostroma region. The power engineers carried out a set of measures for connection to the grids of the Chukhloma radio and television station. For this, 0.105 km of a 10 kV overhead line was constructed. The connected facility was transferred to the second category of reliability.
The transfer of television broadcasting in the Kostroma region to digital format is carried out in the framework of the Federal Target Program (FTP) “Development of TV and radio broadcasting in the Russian Federation for 2009-2015”, as a result of which implementation 97.6% of Russians will get the opportunity of free access to two dozen TV channels with high quality of image and sound.
According to the results of the first half of the year in the Kostroma region, 5 new repeaters of digital broadcasting were connected to the grids. As a result, all district centres in the region gained access to free digital television.