In Novgorod and four settlements Novgorod region — the village of Proletariat (Novgorod region), in Valdai, village Zaluchchya (Staraya Russa area) and the village of Uglovka (Okulovsky area) — took place the ceremony of launching digital television.
In addition, on the basis of the Novgorod regional center opened RTPTS consulting support to inform the public about digital TV in the Novgorod region.
The transition to digital broadcasting in the Novgorod region is carried out under the federal program "Development of broadcasting in the Russian Federation for 2009-2015." According to the Committee of Information and Communication Novgorod region, by the end of 2013 it is planned to complete construction of 20 digital terrestrial broadcasting transmitting stations in 2014 and 2015 — 15 more. Thus, the territory of the Novgorod region will be covered by digital television by 96%.