For it, the Catalan Government has predicted to create an Executive Office and to destine in a 2006 total of 4 million Euros to give impulse to the TDT, as well as to develop campaigns of communication directed to all the public opinion.
Facing the next year, the Catalan Autonomous Government will realize a great campaign of publicity, divided in two phases, to bring back to consciousness to the users before the arrival of the TDT. Among others questions the form will consider to know which are the coverage areas or how to realize a diagnosis of the antenna.
The chief of a main directorate of Mitjans i Serveis de Audio-visual Difusió of the Catalan Autonomous Government, Santiago Ramentol, informed, before possible practices, that the installation of the antenna can oscillate between 600 and 1,000 Euros.
Ramentol, that lamented the lack of foresight of the manufacturers in the distribution of decoders of TDT by not to have flooded the establishments these Christmases, was optimist and considered that at the end of the 2006 a 30% of the televising hearing that can catch the TDT, will receive the new channels.
Santiago Ramentol also explained that facing the 2006 Catalan Autonomous Government it will realize two pilot tests that they will consist of realizing analogical miniblackouts in two zones among 100 and 1,000 inhabitants, one of them will be mountainous.
Also, in the first trimester of the 2006 it will be decided what two zones are chosen for these two pilot tests, and the sequential hierarchy to carry out the analogical blackout, that in Catalonia is predicted that it will be realized by islands as of November of the 2007.
The chief of a main directorate of Mitjans i Serveis de Audio-visual Difusió affirmed, on the concessions of the local TDT, that those of the public chains is pending of the planning of 30 municipalities on the part of the Ministry of Industry. The forecast is that the planficación at the end of year and that is granted in January. Ramentol hopes that the private ones can be granted as much around Easter and as others are prepared to present/display their technical proposals after the summer and to send them to the Ministry of Industry. Besides the TDT, the Catalan Autonomous Government it will realize in the 2006 tests of DVBH - the television by moving body, of television of high resolution and open administration and citizen participation.