Mapping Media Global Digitization Timeline

Argentina

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1983 - 12/31/1983

First availability of commercial internet

01/01/1991 - 12/31/1991

TV digitization completed

01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019

Brazil

First commercial internet access

01/01/1995 - 12/31/1995

Freedom of the Press

01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011

TV digitization completed

01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016

Colombia

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1991 - 12/31/1991

First availability of commercial internet

01/01/1994 - 12/31/1994

TV digitization completed

01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019

Czech Republic

First commercial internet access

01/01/1992 - 12/31/1992

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1992 - 12/31/1992

TV digitization completed

01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012

Egypt

First commercial internet access

01/01/1993 - 12/31/1993

Freedom of the Press

01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

TV digitization completed

01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

India

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1966 - 12/31/1966

First commercial internet access

01/01/1995 - 12/31/1995

TV digitization completed

01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017

Italy

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1948 - 12/31/1948

First commercial internet access

01/01/1989 - 12/31/1989

TV digitization completed

01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012

Japan

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1947 - 12/31/1947

First commercial internet access

01/01/1996 - 12/31/1996

TV digitization completed

01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011

Mexico

First commercial internet access

01/01/1989 - 12/31/1989

Freedom of the Press

01/01/2002 - 12/31/2002

TV digitization completed

01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021

Peru

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1993 - 12/31/1993

First commercial internet access

01/01/1993 - 12/31/1993

TV digitization completed

01/01/2024 - 12/31/2024

Russia

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1991 - 12/31/1991

First commercial internet access

01/01/1991 - 12/31/1991

TV digitization completed

01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018

USA

Freedom of the Press

01/01/1791 - 12/31/1791

First commercial internet access

01/01/1974 - 12/31/1974

TV digitization completed

01/01/2009 - 12/31/2009