This economic contribution will start from December and until 31 December 2022 in the form 50 euro discount on the price of purchase with the switch-off bonus which will serve to cover i costs that Italian families will be obliged to pay to support by 1 July 2022, for buy new Dvb T2 TVs or new decoders.
Not everyone knows it but from 1 July 2022, the current ones television reception equipment, televisions or decoders equipped with DVB T1 technology, will no longer be able to receive channels and television broadcasts because of mandatory transition to the new terrestrial digital 2.0 or rather to mobile frequencies between 694 and 790 MHz that will be able to ensure better coverage for smartphones and tablets and a better visual and sound quality for the TV as well as more content in high and very high definition.
Let's see then the bonus televisions 2019 and the 2019 bonus decoder also called switch-off bonus or 2019 TV bonus to whom the economic contribution belongs, why must you change TV and decoder and which are the televisions that must not be changed because they already have the new DVB-T2 technology.
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What are 2019 TVs and decoders bonus?
What is the 2019 TV and decoder bonus?
The 2019 TV bonus and the bonus decoder is an economic contribution that will be up to families that between 2019 and 2021 will purchase a new Dvb T2 TV or a new decoder for terrestrial digital 2.0.
Also provided by article 89 of the last Budget Law, an economic contribution in favor of families in order to support them in the costs of acquiring new TV or TV receiver decoders due to the television switch-off, that is, of the transition to new technology that will happen from 1 July 2022.
To help end users change, the 2018 stability law has awarded 25 million euros for each year in the three-year period 2019-2022, to set up a bonus televisionsand decoder that Agcom, the Communications Authority, will have to adopt following the approval of a national frequency allocation plan to be allocated to the digital terrestrial television service, called SNFP.
2019 TV Bonus: how does it work?
2019 TV bonus and bonus decoder: how does it work? To explain how the TV bonus and the bonus decoder works in detail, we first need to publish the Mise decree with instructions on how the voucher for theadaptation of televisions to the new DVB T2 TV technology and ai new decoders for digital terrestrial, will be effectively put on the plate and then the approval of the PNAF by the Agcom that would then also start the economic contribution for families.
In the meantime, more official information about the new tv and decoder bonus, let's explain how it works and the reason for this economic contribution.
Today in Italy two types of TVs work:
Starting from 1 July 2022, instead they will work only:
This is due to the fact that from 1 July 2022, there will be the mandatory transition to new frequencies at 700 megahertz.
And what does it mean? That from this date, all television broadcasters will move from the current 470-690 Mhz band to the new 700 Mhz band and this will ensure that televisions equipped with the standard Dvb T1 technology and the old decoders will no longer be able to receive the new frequencies and consequently can no longer be used to watch television programs.
So it is clear that after this date, those who want to watch TV will have to equip themselves with DVB T2 devices or a new digital terrestrial decoder.
Switch-off bonus from when and times:
Bonus switch off when it comes into effect? For what has already been called the television revolution have already been provided by the last Budget Law: 25 million euros per year for 3 years from 2019 to 2020 to be allocated to families as a financial contribution to support the costs they will have to face to buy a new TV with DVB T2 technology or a new decoder.
The 25 million for the switch-off bonus, will be recovered from the expected revenues for the frequency auction and will be assigned in accordance with EU legislation on state aid.
Since when does the bonus switch off come into effect? The economic contribution for the mandatory swith-off will be an incentive to the costs incurred by end users for the purchase of «television reception equipment» as required by law decree number 16 of 2012, will perhaps come into force from 2019 and will last 3 years, until 2021.
The switch-off with 700Mhz band will start at different times:
from 1 January 2017: Italy has made the sale exclusively of televisions with DVB T2-Hevc technology mandatory in order to start the adjustment in advance;
Between 2020 and 2021: there will be a transition period in which the two technologies will work together;
From 2022: as noted by the Ministry of Economic Development, there will be the extinction of the current frequencies in favor of the 700 MHz band and the construction of the RAI Mux1 for geographical areas.
From 1 July 2022instead, there will be the actual transition to new frequencies and old decoders and televisions will no longer work.
New digital terrestrial: when does it arrive in Italy?
Here are the official dates of the passage in Italy to the new terrestrial digital 2.0:
from 1 January 2020 to 31 May 2020: Liguria, Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, Campania, Sardinia;
from 1 June 2020 to 31 December 2020: Valle d'Aosta, Piedmont, Lombardy (except the province of Mantua) the province of Piacenza, the province of Trento, the province of Bolzano.
from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021: Sicily, province of Reggio Calabria, Vibo Valentia and Catanzaro;
from 1 September 2021 – 31 December 2021: Veneto, province of Mantua, Friuli – Venice – Giulia, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Abruzzo, Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, province of Cosenza and Crotone.
New digital terrestrial 2022: who has to change the television?
Who has to change TV since 1 July 2022? First of all to understand who will have to change the old TV and buy a new one, you have to consider when we bought our TV.
If the TV was purchased before 1 July 2016: it is not certain that it is already equipped with the new technology DVB-T2, so if it is not compatible, to use it from 1 July 2022, it will take one decoder;
If the TV was purchased after 1 January 2017: the TV, should already be equipped with Dvb T2 technology, since from this date it has been triggered for retailers, the obligation to sell to consumers, only televisions already DVB-T2 or at least combined with a compatible decoder.
It is good however to be very careful, especially during the summer, l black friday he was born in Christmas, not to be tempted by too advantageous offers and prices, especially if online, because there is a real risk that the televisions offered are the standard DVB-T ones.
Therefore before buying a new TV must Checking Yourand always if on the technical specifications the television is equipped with DVB-T2 standard and the most recent codec H265 / HEVC.
New DVB-T2 TVs: what advantages?
What are the advantages of switching TVs from DVB-T1 to the new DVB-T2 standard? The passage of frequencies to the new 700 band, both for television broadcasts and for 4G and 5G mobile telecommunications, there will be several advantages and benefits for users: