The government of Taiwan, which had been considering adopting the Advanced
Television Systems Committee's (ATSC) 8-VSB modulation standard for over-the-air
digital TV transmissions, has instead selected the COFDM transmission standard,
part of the DVB-T digital TV system used throughout Europe.
Taiwanese broadcasters like Chinese Television System (CTS) have been
allocated digital spectrum and plan to begin DTV broadcasts by the end of this
year using Tandberg Television digital equipment. That leaves the U.S., Canada
and South Korea as the countries still planning to use the 8-VSB