Tag Archives: DTT

Private televisions will have to pay 75 million FCFA per year to air their program on the DTT platform in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, private televisions will have to pay 75 million CFA francs of annual fees to broadcast their programs on the DTT platform. For two years now, discussions have been taking place in the steering committee of the DTT, compared to the cost of the fee that must pay the private television, to appear [...]

The digital migration in Zambia delayed by cash flow problem of partner TopStar

In Zambia, the digital migration could be delayed by cash flow problems of TopStar, the country’s technical partner. A source within TopStar Communications, under condition of anonymity, told ITWeb Africa that the company is battling to raise enough revenue to sustain its operation and even begin to repay the loan adding that the company [...]

SES contributes to Ivory Coast’s digital migration

Ivory Coasts public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion has chosen SES as its digital collaborator in a move to meet Ivory Coasts 2020 aim to switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Under this multi-year agreement, 60 analogue turned digital channels will be broadcast with brighter, sharper picture and better sound, via the SES-4 satellite at [...]

Burkina Faso to end transmission of analogue television signals by November 2019

Burkina Faso plans to end the transmission of analogue television signals as from November 2019. This decision was taken during the first meeting of the Burkina Faso Broadcasting Corporation. This announcement, important in the migration process to digital television, launched 2 years ago, also marks the beginning of the commercialization of the set-top box. The [...]

DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February

The distribution of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will begin in Ivory Coast in February in the Abidjan region. During a ceremony, the Minister of Communication and Media, Sidiki Tiémoko Touré, declared, The definitive launch of digital terrestrial television is expected for February 8, 2019. The airing of DTT signals in the Abidjan area follows the [...]

Niger to deploy DTT officially in December

Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is already operational in Niamey, declared Abdoulaye Coulibaly, chairman of the National Technical Committee for Digital (CTN). “DTT is now a reality in Niger. And by the end of December, its official launch will take place with a free distribution of decoders by the authorities.”, he declared in a statement. According [...]

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 [...]