Mitaka City

Are you prepared for terrestrial digital television broadcasts?

~ Current analog TV broadcast will end by July 2011! ~

~ Current analog TV broadcast will end by July 2011! ~

Current analog TV broadcast will end by July 2011 and will be completely switched over to terrestrial digital TV broadcast. After the change, analog TVs will require a terrestrial digital tuner in order to show TV broadcasts (terrestrial digital TV broadcasts).

Inquiries: Information Technology Promotion Section Tel. 0422-45-1151 Ext. 2142

<To be able to watch terrestrial digital TV…>

You have to prepare to be able to watch terrestrial digital TV with one of the options below.

  1. Buy a terrestrial digital TV broadcast compatible TV (You need a UHF antenna).
  2. Connect a terrestrial digital tuner to your current TV (You need a UHF antenna).
  3. Watch TV broadcast through cable TV.

♦Inquiries about a terrestrial digital TV broadcast

Where to inquire: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications terrestrial digital TV broadcast Call Center
Tel: 0570-07-0101 or 03-4334-1111
Hours: Weekday: 9 a.m. ~ 9 p.m. Weekend, public holiday: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m.

♦Inquiries about a BS digital broadcast

Where to inquire: BS digital broadcast inquiry center
Tel: 0570-01-2011 or 045-345-4080
Hours: Weekday: 9 a.m. ~ 9 p.m. Weekend, public holiday: 9 a.m. ~ 6 p.m.


Information about Terrestrial digital TV broadcast telephone support center

Information about Terrestrial digital TV broadcast telephone support center

Mitaka City has “Terrestrial digital TV broadcast telephone support center” for citizens to call and ask about terrestrial digital TV broadcasts. Please feel free to call.
Where to inquire: Terrestrial digital TV broadcast telephone support center (English only)
Tel: 0422-40-9755
Hours: Weekday: 8:30 a.m. ~ 5:30 p.m.

<Please refer to English-language pamphlet>
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications provides an English version of “The Quick Guide to Understanding Terrestrial Digital Television”. You can take a look at the pamphlet at the municipal office.
Where to get the pamphlet: Beside the TV monitor of Musashino Mitaka Cable TV in the citizen hall on the 1st floor of the municipal office.

<Please beware of scams!>
Some people are pretending to be TV researchers or construction workers, and are requesting payments so you may be presented with fraudulent bills/charges. Please watch out for these scams connected to Terrestrial digital TV broadcasts.


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