Date: 2 months ago   Category: Incidents

Russians were warned about fraud upon transition to digital TV

In Russia the new type of swindlers appeared. Malefactors profit on citizens who fall under shutdown of analog television. The deputy head of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications Alexey Volin told correspondents of RIA Novosti that swindlers impose to people contracts for connection of cable TV. Citizens are misled, claiming that it is the only way to continue to watch the favourite transmissions. – Drew the attention of local authorities to fight against them, – the deputy head of department specified. Volin emphasized that transition to "figure" took place in the Tula, Ryazan, Penza, Ulyanovsk, Yaroslavl and Magadan regions and Chechnya successfully, without serious problems. There are enough set-top boxes and TVs, according to him, for all. Increase in prices, noticed the deputy minister, it is not observed. Let's note that in Russia there is a global disconnection from network of analog broadcasting. To force the TV to show (if in it there is no function of reception of a digital signal), citizens should fork up on Set-top boxes. Photo: VSE42.Ru to Share: analog cable fraud of TV digital