Last Analogue Channels Closing 2019
No change over Europe by satellite, but inside Russia the terrestrial transmitters are all ready to go Digital, the last analogue channels will be closed in Jan 2019. These actually only now serve 10% of the population.
The latecomers to digital will be purchasing their new digital set top boxes, typically costing under 10 Euro. There is no doubt there will be a last minute rush to buy the digital equipment.
Strangely regional broadcasters have been left to their own schedules and will continue with analogue as long as they want to.