Tag Archives: Botswana

SA, Botswana to cooperate on cross border frequency interference

South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference as a result of the digital migration programme implementation. Our discussions also centred on key elements that require bilateral engagements between the two countries, namely, sharing of migration plans, processes to handle frequency spectrum interference, release of digital dividends [...]

Botswana lays out licensing framework for digital TV

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has produced a consultation paper on licensing framework for DTT for public consumption as a part of the Authority’s plans to create an enabling environment for all stakeholders. “Upon reception of all comments, BOCRA will produce a draft Licensing Framework which will be circulated to all stakeholders and will convene [...]

Botswana seek multilingual news broadcasting

Local Members of Parliament of Botswana plan to vote on a motion for incorporating other minority languages in local broadcasting. The MPs have also called for the introduction of multilingual news broadcasting in in all languages with developed orthographies other than Setswana and English. Botswana has a host of other languages which are not recognised [...]

Hitachi Kokusai to deliver DTT transmitter to Botswana TV

Botswanas state-run broadcasting station, Botswana TV, has awarded Hitachi Kokusai Linear Equipamentos Eletronicos (HKL), a Brazilian subsidiary of Japan’s Hitachi Kokusai Electric, a contract to deliver digital terrestrial television broadcasting transmitters. The contract includes the design, production, installation and construction of all of the digital transmitters located in 45 transmitting stations in Botswana. HKL will [...]

Botswana to get Japanese guidance in digital migration

Japan will send technology experts to Botswana next year in a bid to aid the country in its migration to the Japanese ISDB-T standard of digital terrestrial broadcasting. The technology transfer agreement will also cover the production of broadcasting content, according to Hiroyasu Kobayashi, Japans ambassador to Botswana. The agreement comes as a part of [...]