Category Archives: DTT

Madagascar to switch to DTT on June 17

In Madagascar, the authorities will switch to digital terrestrial television (DTT) on June 17, 2020. The information was recently provided by the Ministry of Communication. According to his information, the next six months will serve as a test for the national platform. Launched in 2015, the Madagascan migration process to DTT has lagged considerably. One [...]

Ghana to switch from analogue to DTT in June 2020

The government of Ghana has confirmed that the country’s broadcasting sector will migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting in June this year. The country’s communications minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, released the information after a meeting attended by the ministry and key industry players. She explained that the purpose of the meeting was to update all stakeholders [...]

Citi TV in Ghana goes live on DSTV

The Accra-based television station Citi TV will go online on DSTV today. A decision likely to significantly increase its audience to acquire a larger audience share. The DSTV platform operated by MultiChoice broadcasts in 50 sub-Saharan countries, including Cape Verde and Madagascar, and will give Citi TV a much wider reach. A management statement said [...]

Cartoon Network arrives on GOtv for the holidays

GOtv owned by Multichoice is adding new channels to its subscribers who may use various packages. These customers will have something new to watch over the holidays. The company calls its offer “This is us Wakenya”, which has since added four new channels to offer viewers an updated entertainment experience on GOtv Max, Plus and [...]

DTT process on track in Zimbabwe

The Government has completed 18 television transmitter sites as part of the digital broadcasting migration project in Zimbabwe, which aims to move the country from analogue television broadcasting to digital television. Speaking at the Induction of Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) Board members in Harare today, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, hon Monica [...]

Thomson Broadcast to protect Malian public broadcaster DTT deployment

Viaccess-Orca, an Orange group company and world leader in OTT and TV platforms, content protection and advanced data solutions announced that the Malian Broadcast and Broadcast Corporation (SMTD) West Africa opted for VO System-Free Conditional Access (CAS) to secure its Pay-TV platforms as part of a nationwide government initiative to roll out digital terrestrial television [...]

StarTimes completes DTV project for 1000 Nigerian villages

The Nigerian federal government awarded the Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes a certificate of satisfaction when it completed its digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages. The project supported by the Chinese government is based on one of the resolutions of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation of 2015, during which the Chinese [...]

GOtv extends its channel offer

Digital terrestrial pay-TV provider GOtv, announced plans to enlarge GOtv Maxs customer content offering in November with the addition of exciting new channels. As of November 13, the company said in a statement  that customers of the GOtv Max package could enjoy four new channels, namely: TNT Africa, Discovery ID, Da Vinci Kids and Cartoon [...]

NBC in Nigeria to switch off analogue signal in 2020

The National Broadcasting Commission reports that plans are underway to begin analogue switch-off in six localities, starting with Abuja next year.The Commission also announced that the federal government will issue a new timeline and schedule for the Digital Switch Over. Speaking at the 72nd General Assembly of Nigerian Broadcasting Organizations in Lagos, NBC General Manager [...]

DTT process set to start in Togo

The digital migration process in Togo will finally begin and the announcement was made last Friday by the parliament. The government voted on the current law regarding the legal regime applicable to audiovisual communications, which provides the legal framework for the creation of a digital global television platform. Eventually the text plans the creation of [...]