Tag Archives: CCK

Kenyan Digital TV channels being switched ahead of court hearing

The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has disclosed in its Quarterly Sector Statistics Report for the first quarter of the 2013-14 financial year that 25 digital television channels have already been switched on, while only 14 analogue television stations are active. Kenyas digital migration process has currently been suspended ahead of a court hearing scheduled [...]

COFEK meets CCK and pay-TV providers over FTA channels

The Consumers Federation of Kenya (COFEK) met the pay-TV providers and the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK)  on Thursday  to discuss the issue wherein CCK had asked pay-TV companies to switch off local channels for viewers who have defaulted in remitting their monthly fees. This comes a week after COFEK issued a 14-day ultimatum to [...]

Kenyans’ pay TV preference behind CCK ruling

Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has revealed that the sales of pay-TV decoders has jumped to 566,000 compared to 26,538 FTA set top boxes citing the aggressive marketing strategies adopted by licensed digital television signal carriers as the reason behind its negotiations with pay TV companies to allow a two-week grace period for defaulting subscribers [...]

COFEK queries CCK ruling to block FTA channels

Consumers Federation of Kenya (COFEK) has issued an ultimatum to Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) to clarify a recent regulation wherein CCK has asked pay-TV companies to switch off local channels for viewers who have defaulted in remitting their monthly fees. COFEK argued that CCK, in a meeting held in July 2013, had reassured viewers [...]

Mass digital migration awareness campaign launched in Kenya

The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has launched a USD 826,644 digital migration awareness campaign to inform the public, especially in Nairobi, of the need to buy digital STBs before December 13 to avoid television blackout. Nairobis county governor simultaneously launched a GOtv awareness drive aiming to complement the governments efforts. So far, 550,000 households [...]