Tag Archives: DVB-T2

Audemat inks DVB-T2 Monitoring Deal with Sentech

France-based broadcast monitoring and measurement tools provider, Audemat, has inked a deal with South African network infrastructure provider, Sentech, to provide 45 Goldeneagle DVB-T2 monitoring platforms to monitor its DVB-T2 transmissions at 30 high power sites throughout the network and to conduct off-air monitoring from Control Centres located at various locations throughout the country. It [...]

Malawi invites bids for DTT set top boxes

The Malawi Government has invited potential suppliers to submit bids for the supply and delivery of digital TV set top boxes. The bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives on March 17, 2014. The country switched on DVB-T2 on December 31, 2013 – meeting the DTT deadline set by South African [...]

Kuwait TV chooses Harris Broadcast for DVB-T2 implementation

Kuwait TV, the television station run by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, has selected Harris Broadcast to provide distribution and over-the-air transmission technology for the region’s first end-to-end DVB-T2 implementation. The state-run television station has embarked on the transition from analogue to digital transmission and says DVB-T2 is a key component in rolling out high [...]

Zenterio, Vestel bring DVB-T2 box to Africa

Swedish set-top box software development company, Zenterio, has tied up with Turkish appliance manufacturer, Vestel, to deliver DVB-T2 set-top boxes on a commercial basis in Uganda and Rwanda. In association with local partners SysComp and TACT, the first order for the new DVB-T2 compliant boxes was delivered in December, 2013. The box supports HD [...]

Siano launches receiver chip for DVB-T2

Israeli based supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions, Siano, has launched a new receiver chip designed exclusively for automotive and mobile consumer electronics applications which supports DVB-T2, the legacy DVB-T format deployed in Europe, the Middle East and select regions in South East Asia, as well as the ISDB-T format deployed in Japan and Latin [...]

Qatari state broadcaster upgrades network to DVB-T2

German technology company, Rohde & Schwarz, will upgrade the broadcast network of Qatar Media Corporation (QMC) with DVB-T2 technology with plans to go on air before the end of the year.. Rohde & Schwarz has been commissioned to integrate, test and put the necessary broadcasting technology into operation by Salam Media Cast, the main contractor [...]

Solar TV kit introduced in South Africa

Low cost antenna manufacturer, Poynting, has unveiled a solar-powered TV kit in Kenya and plans to bring it to South Africa by early January 2014. The SunPoynt solar TV costs ZAR 4,000 (USD 386) and includes an LED TV, solar panel, solar charger controller, DTT antenna, android STB and cables. Poynting has opted for DTT [...]

First Digital TV launch slated for December 12

Ghana DTT broadcaster, Skyy Digital TV, will be rebranded as First Digital on December 12, 2013, with its service transmitted nationwide and into neighbouring west African countries. First Digital will initially offer 25 TV channels along with a number of radio stations and, in due course, the bouquet will increase to over 50 TV channels. [...]

Kenya gets financial aid from Spain for digital migration

The Kenyan government has signed a USD 14 million loan with the Spanish government to convert 10 selected Kenyan regions from analogue to digital broadcasting using DVB-T2 infrastructure. While a portion of the loan will meet cost of deploying DVBT2 network, the rest will be used to provide network guarantee for two years. The Spanish [...]