Tag Archives: China

Ghana gets Chinese boost for digital migration

Ghana has entered an agreement with the Chinese government to avail loan facility in order to meet the countrys national digital terrestrial transmission project. According to reports, the government of Ghana, through the ministry of communication, is now expected to countersign the loan agreement and submit it to parliament for ratification. Ghanas digital terrestrial transmission [...]

Zambia inks USD 9m digital migration deal with China

The Zambian government has awarded a USD 9,554,124.49 contract to Chinese firm, Star Software Technology Company Limited, for the supply, installation and commissioning of Phase I of the National Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting System in the country. The government had cancelled the initial tender of USD 220 million in September 2013 following advice from the Zambia [...]

China to finance Burundi’s digital switchover

Burundis telecom regulator, Agence de Régulation et de Contrôle des Télécommunications (ARCT), announced that the landlocked African country will get a financing of USD 40 million from China to facilitate the countrys switch to digital broadcasting ahead of the International Telecommunication Unions (ITU) June 2015 deadline. A part of the USD 40 million will be [...]

Africa, China intensify media cooperation

Africa announced its plans to intensify media cooperation with China by signing as many as 19 cooperation agreements during the Second China-Africa Media Cooperation Forum, being held in Beijing. The cooperation agreements will also include authorising Chinese TV programs to collaborate with media agencies in Mali and Sudan. “As long as media in China and Africa increase cooperation [...]