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DiBEG Got ITU-AJ Award

The 47th Celebration for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) was held by the ITU Association of Japan (ITU-AJ President:  Mr. Michiaki Ogasawara) at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo on May 15.

The Encouragement Award:  International Cooperation Field was conferred to DiBEG at this occasion; and Mr. Toshihide Watanabe, Chairman of DiBEG, reverently received the crystal commemorative plaque.

Achievement in the Award;
  • Valuable efforts in international diffusion of Japan-developed terrestrial digital broadcasting technology (ISDB-T) now adopted by 16 foreign countries, including support for developing domestic standard in each country which has newly adopted ISDB-T, thus contributing to advancement of broadcasting in each country.
Plaque handed to DiBEG Chairman Mr. Watanabe by ITU-AJ President: Mr. Ogasawara
Plaque handed to DiBEG Chairman Mr. Watanabe by ITU-AJ President: Mr. Ogasawara
Chairman Mr. Watanabe, greeting on behalf of winners
Chairman Mr. Watanabe, greeting on behalf of winners
Crystal Plaque
Crystal Plaque

In addition, Mr. Yoshinori Kawana and Mr. Hiroshi Fujita, of both NHK, who contributed to the ISDB-T implementation in Argentina and Venezuela respectively as JICA Experts, received the same Award.

Mr. Kawana of NHK
Mr. Kawana of NHK
Mr. Fujita of NHK
Mr. Fujita of NHK