Category: DTT

The minister of Communication Ursula Owusu-Ekuful declared that Ghana may consider extending the deadline for completion of its digital migration program due to challenges in compliance. According to her, certain developments in the industry may put a strain on government’s financing of the supporting infrastructure for smooth take-off the digital migration.   “The original funding […]

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Media and Information in Zimbabwe urged Treasury to urgently release funds for the digital migration process. Zimbabwe’s migration from analogue to digital broadcasting is said to be at 35% completion. “The funds released for the digitisation programme were used to pay the local contractors only and nothing has been done […]

It has been reported by The Herald that the digital terrestrial television (DTT) process in Zimbabwe, is 34% completed. The news was announced by Obert Muganyura, the CEO of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ). He also revealed that there is an outstanding amount of 42,4 million USD that needs to be paid to Huawei […]

  The government of Angola is seeking financial help from China for its digital migration process. According to an order signed by the President, Angola is planning to include the analogue to digital television migration programme in China’s credit line and involve private companies to reduce government spending.   “The Minister of Telecommunications and Information […]

GatesAir, a global supplier of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, along with Nigerian channel partner Pinnacle Communications Limited, announces the buildout and launch of a turnkey DVB-T2 transmission system serving the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.   The DVB-T2 system supports the switch-on of a new over-the-air […]

The news has been revealed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. He said that the Digital Switch Over (DSO) will be launched in Abuja, today. 30 free channels will be accessible for the residents of Abuja upon the DSO and more than 450000 set-top boxes (STBs) will be provided upon signal. […]

Authorisation has been granted by the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA) in Ivory Coast. Four operators are allowed to carried out the operations of private commercial television service on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network. Among the authorised operators are Life TV; Ivory Coast’s Optimum Media; Audiovisual Society of Ivory Coast; And Sorano Ivory […]

The number of visits by Faith Muthambi, the minister of Communications in South Africa, has been intensified. Until the end of this year, the minister will be performing her visits in three provinces to raise awareness for the digital migration campaign. Muthambi said that: “Traditional leaders continue to play a key role in our society […]

The Republic of China will help Burundi in its digital migration process by providing 300000 set-top-boxes according to the Burundi’s Minister of Technologies and Communication, Nestor Bankumukunzi. The Minister declared that the assistance from China will allow Burundi to switch from analogue to digital broadcasting at the end of this year. According to the Minister […]