Tag Archives: International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

STBs will be available in June 2016 in Botswana

Philip Makgalemele, the junior minister in presidential affairs and public administration ministry in Botswana declared that set-top-boxes for the digital broadcasting might only be available on the local market in June 2016.   According to the Assistant Minister Philip Makgalemele, there were two leading technical standards that were approved for the SADC region by the [...]

ITU rules out digital TV deadline extension

The secretary general of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Hamadoun Toure, during a visit to Kenya clarified that the June 17, 2015 deadline for global migration to digital terrestrial television (DTT) will not be extended for any country. Toure’s comment came after the Kenyan Court of Appeal postponed the judgement on the case by three [...]