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The Court asks to guarantee electoral information due to the analogue blackout in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) today demanded that when the "analogue blackout" is scheduled for next December, it will guarantee the entire population access to the open television to protect the right to the informed suffrage with a view to the elections of the next 4 of February.

San Jose, Sep 11 (EFE) .- The Costa Rican Supreme Court of Elections (TSE) today demanded that when the "analogue blackout" is scheduled for next December, the whole population access to open television to protect the right to informed suffrage with a view to the elections on 4 February.

The TSE stated in a resolution that the Ministry of Science and Technology and Telecommunications (Micitt) is obliged to guarantee effective access to the free and open television signal during the campaign "This ruling seeks to ensure that citizens are not affected by their right to obtain electoral information through television during the "said the court.

According to the resolution of the TSE, the Micitt will have to define and define the digital-to-digital technology, planned by the authorities to be held on December 15, 2017. implement "technically timely and legally viable measures to ensure the availability of electoral information through the free and open television signal."

court ruling is a response to a query raised by the Micitt holder, Carolina Vásquez, about the possible effects of the analogue blackout in the process

On February 4 Costa Ricans will go to the polls to elect the president and the 57 deputies of Congress for the period 2018-2022.

In 2010, the Government of Costa Rica chose the Brazilian-Japanese format (ISDB-Tb) of digital television to ensure that it is the one that best adapts to the conditions of the country from the point of view of quality and robustness of the signal as well as coverage.

The Government has announced several initiatives such as eliminating taxes on the import and consumption of antennas and television converters digital, as well as deliver these devices free of charge to families of limited resources, in order to facilitate the transition.

The converter is a device that receives the signal digital and converts it into a signal that can be displayed on any television or screen that does not have the Japanese-Brazilian standard.

Official data indicates that in Costa Rica 95.9 % of homes have TVs and that on average there are two in each house.

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