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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Tokyo, 1 Sept: Kyodo - Broadcast-satellite (BS) digital television programmes went on the air three years ago in Japan with great fanfare and expectations they would quickly bring higher quality TV images and sounds to a large number of Japanese households.
27 August, marked the 1,000th day since Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) and five privately run network television stations launched the new digital TV technology in December 2000.
There was no marked celebration to observe the occasion, however, as the system has failed to gather much momentum against the backdrop of slow adoption by …