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Argentina to adopt Japanese standard for HDTV

September 3, 2009

Argentina will adopt the Japanese standard for high-definition television (HDTV) over its competitors from Europe and the US, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has confirmed.

She ratified a memorandum between the Argentine and Japanese governments on introducing the Japanese standard ISDB-T and setting out cooperation between the two countries in the sector. Kirchner also signed a cooperation accord on HDTV with Brazil, which has dubbed its version of the Japanese standard, the ISDB-Tb.


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