Ms Cheung, a 60-year-old woman who suffers from poor eyesight, hopes the government can give her adequate subsidies to get her a new TV set. Hong Kong is to end its analogue TV services in 2020. Photo: Winson Wong.

Low-income households to get subsidies for digital TV sets when Hong Kong’s analogue era draws to a close next year

  • About 160,000 households who still rely on analogue receivers will be eligible for government subventions to make the switch-over
  • Hong Kong will end its analogue TV services in December 2020, eight years later than originally planned
Topic |   Poverty

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Ms Cheung, a 60-year-old woman who suffers from poor eyesight, hopes the government can give her adequate subsidies to get her a new TV set. Hong Kong is to end its analogue TV services in 2020. Photo: Winson Wong.
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