Tag Archives: Communications Authority of Kenya

Kenyan FTA channels on DTT platform reduced to 60

The number of Kenyan free-to-air television channels on the digital terrestrial platform fell to 60 from 66 at the end of December 2016. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) said the financials constraints hitting the six television channels are the main cause of this problem. Digital migration ended in March 2015 but has left some [...]

CA in Kenya buys KE 1 Billion spectrum monitoring system

Communications Authority(CA) in Kenya launched a KES 1 billion worth spectrum management system to monitor illegal activities on local networks. The process to acquire the systems began five years ago with German firm Rohde & Schwarz contracted in June 2014 to deliver the systems. July last year, the systems were tested, they monitor all transmissions, [...]

Le Kenya va réguler les services d’OTT

Le secrétaire du cabinet du ministère de l’information et des communications, Joseph Mucheru, a révélé que le gouvernement va impliquer les parties prenantes dans les discussions afin de rédiger une nouvelle réglementation concernant les fournisseurs de contenu OTT. Les commentaires de Joseph Mucheru interviennent quelques jours après que la Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) ait [...]

Kenya to come up with an OTT content policy

[:en]The Cabinet Secretary of the ministry of information and communications, Joseph Mucheru revealed that the government will involve stakeholders in discussions to draft regulations for over-the-top content providers. Mucheru’s remarks came only days after Communications Authority of Kenya(CA) differed with Kenya Films and Classification Board over regulation of the on-demand service. While CA was of [...]

Le régulateur au Kenya prévoit un contrôle rigoureux de la propriété des médias audiovisuels

Les investisseurs qui cherchent à acheter ou à vendre des actions dans une société de télévision ou de radio devront obtenir l’approbation du régulateur, la Communications Authority of Kenya(CA). L’annonce a été faite par le directeur général de la CA Francis Wangusi qui a affirmé que l’objectif est de vendre les spectres de fréquences à [...]

The regulator in Kenya plans rigorous control of broadcast media ownership

Investors seeking to buy or sell shares in a television or radio company will need to get the approval of the regulator, the Communications Authority of Kenya(CA). The announcement was made by the CA director general Francis Wangusi who said that the aim is to sell frequency spectrum at a premium price. Interested parties to [...]

Kenya to boost local content to 60% by 2018

Kenya has announced ambitious plans for local TV broadcasters with local content aired on local TV channels to reach 60% by 2018. The announcement was made by Francis Wangusi, Director General of Communication Authority of Kenya on the 8th September at the Local Content Soko event, after the local content reached 40% in June 2015. [...]

Kenya grants six FTA DTT licences

Communications Authority of Kenya has reportedly granted six licences to launch commercial free-to-air broadcasting services on the digital terrestrial television platform. The companies that have won the licences are Smart Media Colleges, BClimax Africa, Equatorial Multimedia Group, Mwanyange Television (MTV), The Standard Group and Neno Evangelism Centre. The authority has directed broadcasters to strictly abide [...]