Tag Archives: DTT

70% of Digital Migration completed in Burkina Faso

On December 28, 70% of the population of Burkina Faso switched to digital terrestrial television (DTT). The infrastructure installed for the project was commissioned by Sherif Sy, the High Representative of the Head of State. At the moment, fourteen channels are accessible via DTT signals. According to Rémi Fulgence Dandjinou, Burkinabe’s Minister of Communication, “the [...]

South Africa’s North West village welcomes the DTT campaign

The Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) campaign is moving towards the North-West border village of South Africa. Awareness will be raised regarding the new era of high-definition television through the DTT process, among residents in the village of Ramatlabama, near Mahikeng. A DTT Imbizo will be held on the border of Botswana and led by the [...]

The digital transition campaign shifted to Bela-Bela in Limpopo

The digital transition is still making its way in the South Africa. An awareness campaign has been held about the digital migration process by Faith Muthambi, the Minister of Communications, for the distribution of linear television content in the rural village of Rapotokane in Bela-Bela, in Limpopo. Also, the digital migration awareness campaign at Rapotokane [...]

South African ICT Minister intensifies DTT awareness campaign

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 [...]

Ivory Coast to stop issue of analogue broadcasting licences

A new legislation is in preparation for broadcasting in Ivory Coast. The government has approved the law project which has the objective to no longer authorise the issue of analogue broadcasting licences. Bruno Koné Nabagné, the Governments spokesman revealed: The future law essentially incorporates recent technological developments in the distribution of audio-visual contents on various [...]

New TV sets distributed in Mphambo village in South Africa to accelerate DTT

As part of the Mandela Month programme, some families in the Mphambo village are receiving their own television sets. Further to offering TV sets, the Minister Faith Muthambi will be performing visits to the village to increase awareness among South Africans about how the television industry is evolving and how digital migration is taking place. [...]

Botswana TV to run pilot test on June

Botswana Television (BTV), through the Department of Broadcasting Services, will run a pilot test for Botswana Televisions digital readiness ahead of its June 17 switchover. The pilot is expected to run from the 1st of June at selected locations around Gaborone and the greater Gaborone area. This will require the installation of Digital Terrestrial reception [...]